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2016 4-H Summer Camp

2016 4-H Summer Camp Are you longing for sunshine filled summer days? Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? Would you like to make some new friends? Parents and children alike may be wondering what lies ahead for the summer months. 4-H Summer Camp at Camp Bird is going to be just […]

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Prepare Children to Stay Home Alone during the Holidays

Long breaks from school during the holidays may result in children staying home alone. A video training program from UW-Extension can help prepare children to stay home unsupervised. The program teaches families how to develop a plan for emergencies. Tips for structuring time are also presented so children have plenty of activities to keep them […]

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Gardeners Needed for Farm Technology Tent City!

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Executive Committee Jerry Sinkula, Tent City Executive Committee Arnie Johnsrud, Tent City Chairperson We would like to pass on information about a presentation that will focus on the displays and quality educational gardening elements from the past two years’ shows in Barron and Portage Counties. On July 11, 12, 13, 2017 […]

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Protect the Water You Drink

Kewaunee County residents rely on groundwater, rather than lake water, for drinking. Private well testing conducted by the Kewaunee County Land & Water Conservation Department and the Kewaunee County Health Department have shown that greater than 25% of wells have been contaminated from coliform bacteria and/or nitrates. This booklet gives tips for owners of rural […]

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Kewaunee County Agriculture: Values and Economic Impact 2014

 Agriculture works hard for Kewaunee County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. This brochure gives you the values and economic impact information from the USDA Census Information. Agriculture Impact Kewaunee County (pdf) Download […]

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Compost Bin Construction Plans

  This is a listing of various home-built compost bin plans.  Links marked with a * are sources for commercially manufactured compost bins.                                http://www4.uwm.edu/shwec/composter/how-to-build-a-compost-bin.cfm

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Custom Rate Guide Farm Machinery

IT’S HERE, the long awaited Custom Rate Guide! Current Rate Guide, next one to be issued Spring of 2017. This 2013 summary is a result of a mail survey which collected rates paid by farmers for custom work performed in 2013. http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Wisconsin/Publications/custom_rates_2013.pdf

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Implements of Husbandry Study

Restoring Balance: Increases in size and weight of agricultural equipment, specifically Implements of Husbandry (IoH), has evolved over time to meet productivity and functionality needs in the field often without consideration of its use on public roadways. This creates a mismatch between the equipment and its suitability for use on public roadways and structures. There […]

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