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Would you like to see your original design being worn by over 200 smiling campers? The N.E.W. 4-H Camp Team (Counties of Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Oconto & Brown) is looking for their 2017 4-H summer camp t-shirt design. The contest is open to 4-H members grades K-13, campers and camp youth staff. The design should: […]


State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships Available

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships, for use during the 2017-18 school year, to third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Additional $1,000 scholarships will offered to high school seniors planning to pursue a dairy-related or food science degree at […]


2017 Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Know an aspiring grower who is thinking of starting a vegetable operation? Registration is open for the 2017 Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers to be held January 6-8, 2017 on the UW-Madison campus.   This intensive, 3-day workshop provides a comprehensive look at what it takes to start and operate a sustainable business growing and selling fresh vegetables. Many people already possess a “green thumb” but to be successful […]


7 Simple Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping

According to the National Retail Federation’s annual consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, consumers plan to spend an average of $935.58 during the holiday shopping season. Total spending includes gifts for others, self-spending, food, flowers, decorations and greeting cards for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Total planned spending this year is second only […]


Kewaunee County Business & Education Summit- 12/13/16

Please join us on Tuesday, December 13th for a Business & Education Summit hosted by the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation & Kewaunee County- UW Extension. This is a crucial conversation about matching the needs of our business and education community to build a future workforce. Learn about Academic and Career Planning, the new statewide initiative to […]


2017 Century and Sesquicentennial Farms/Homes Application

The applications for recognition of Century and Sesquicentennial Farms and Homes are now available at the Kewaunee County Extension office. Century farms/homes are described as having 100 years of continuous ownership through the year 2017. The farm or home (in whole or part) must have been in continuous family ownership. Title of the property must […]


We’re Hiring!

Manitowoc and Kewaunee Counties UW-Extension is looking to hire a full-time nutrition educator to teach about making healthy food choices, planning meals, shopping, and keeping food safe to youth and adults with limited income. Click the link below to find out more information about this position. FoodWIse Position


Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

FoodWIse is the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program. A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited […]


2016 UW-Extension Dairy Team Calf Meetings December 5 & 6

Many farms are looking at group feeding calves with automated feeders to reduce the labor of feeding individual calves. University extension specialists will share how to design automated calf barns to meet the management needs to raise healthy calves and what are the key factors associated with the successful use of automated feeders. Also, learn […]


Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s mission to become a more sustainable institution, UW-Oshkosh and partners have constructed the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biogas system on campus, and two biogas systems at dairy farms. The Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour on December 1, 2016 will showcase three different types of […]


Credit report or credit score—what’s the difference?

UW-Extension’s ‘Check Your Free Credit Report’ campaign makes it easy get your free report Contact Peggy Olive, polive@wisc.edu, 608-262-6766 University of Wisconsin-Extension educators have focused on helping people get copies of their credit reports through their “Check Your Free Credit Report” website for the past several years. Since the campaign started, many people have also […]


Do you know the VOMITOXIN (DON) levels in your grain?

For FAST, RELIABLE, UNBIASED, THIRD-PARTY Vomitoxin  (DON – Produced by Head Scab and other Fussarium diseases) results, send your wheat, rye, triticale, alfalfa, barley, corn, oats, and soybean samples to WCIA’s laboratory: Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association 1575 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Or contact 800-892-1341 wcia@mailplus.wisc.edu