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Saddle & Sirloin Club Scholarship Awards

SADDLE & SIRLOIN CLUB OFFERS UP TO FIVE $100 AWARDS FOR BEGINNING 4-H OR FFA SWINE PROJECT MEMBERS The University of Wisconsin-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Club is announcing the annual Saddle and Sirloin Club Swine Project Awards.  Up to five awards of $100 each will be awarded to first or second year swine project members. […]

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Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Program

Since its inception in 2008, the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program has generated more than $8.4 million in new local food sales. Farmers and others in Wisconsin’s food industry who want to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply in the 2017 round of grants. Managed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade […]

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4-H Time and Talent Booklet and Tickets Now Available

Download the 2017 4-H Time and Talent booklet and raffle tickets here, and the join us on March 26 for food and fun. 2017 Time and Talent Booklet with Tickets Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017 Location:    Luxemburg Sportsman’s Club        E2066 WI-54, Luxemburg, WI 54217        (Hwy. 54 between Luxemburg and Casco) Serving food:  10:30am […]

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2017 Wisconsin Certified Pullorum Tester Training Seminars for Poultry

A pullorum tester training seminar will be conducted at the following locations: April 26, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Best Western Plover Hotel & Conference Center (Conference room) 5253 Harding Ave., Plover, WI 54467 May 3, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center (Theater) 29270 County Highway G, Ashland, WI […]

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2017 Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship Awards

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation will be awarding $30,000 to twenty-six applicants and they are accepting on-line applications beginning Wednesday, March 1st through midnight on April 15th.  Awards will be offered in the form of five $2000 scholarships, six $1500 scholarships, seven $1000 scholarships and eight $500 scholarships. The Foundation has awarded the […]

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2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship. Applicants must be currently enrolled or a high school senior intending to enroll as a full time student in a Bachelor’s Program at any college or university, or a two-year Associate Degree Program at any technical college or Short Course. The applicant […]

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Financial Planning Seminars

The Kewaunee County UW-Extension office is hosting a series of live webinar meetings with experts providing presentations on financial planning topics. These seminars will be presented over the Internet as live webinars, you will attend and watch from the UW-Extension office. You will have the opportunity to ask the presenter questions and join in the […]

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2017 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention

Did you know that the human body undergoes remarkable changes every time you go underwater? The heart rate slows and the cardiovascular system shifts gears, allowing people to hold their breath much longer than they can above land. Did you also know that, even when controlling for all other variables, people who live near lakes, rivers […]

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County Fair Judges Training Webinar

The 2017 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 21 at 6:00 p.m. and is geared towards new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs. Some of the topics to be covered are: The […]

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Applications Being Accepted for the 2017 Shayr-A-Heifer Program

The Wisconsin Ayrshire Breeders Association are now accepting applications for its 2017 Shayr-A-Heifer Program. The Shayr-A-Heifer Program is designed to give young people the opportunity to work with a registered Ayrshire as their project animal.  Qualified applicants will be expected to sign a contract regarding ownership and expectations of each party.  They will also be expected to […]

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Tractor and Farm Safety Camp

Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety training? Accidents cause more deaths to individuals between the ages of 15 and 24 than all other causes combined. To help reduce accidents, a Tractor […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals […]

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Tractor Safety Classes

PLEASE NOTE: THESE CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF THERE AREN’T 20 STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE CLASS. Spring 2017 Luxemburg:  April 1 – April 8, April 22, April 29 (no class April 15) from 9 am– 3 pm Summer 2017 Green Bay:  June 19-22, 9 am – 3 pm Luxemburg:  June 26-29, 9 am – […]

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2017 Door/Kewaunee County Legislative Days Scheduled

The eighth biennial Door/Kewaunee County Legislative Days in Madison is confirmed for Wednesday and Thursday, April 5-6, 2017. The purpose of Legislative Days is to educate Wisconsin state officials about Door and Kewaunee Counties, and to lobby for state action to help address local issues and concerns. This year’s events are building directly on the […]

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Tractor rollbar rebates available

Tractor overturns are the leading cause of farm-related deaths. That’s why it’s so important that each tractor have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). The Wisconsin ROPS Rebate Program reimburses owners up to 70 percent (maximum of $865) toward the total cost of purchasing, shipping and installing individual ROPS. Wisconsin tractor owners can apply for a […]

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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 […]

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Upcoming Meetings and Trainings

Please visit our Agriculture page for a list of upcoming meetings and trainings, such as Hoof Health and Pesticide Applicator training. http://fyi.uwex.edu/kewauneeag  

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Kewaunee County 4-H Time and Talent Fundraiser Donation Request

Kewaunee County 4-H Time and Talent Fundraiser Donation Request The Kewaunee County 4-H Leaders Association is sponsoring the raffle and lunch to help support the great activities and programs 4-H provides for Kewaunee County youth. This is one of the 4-H Leaders Associations main fundraisers for the year.  This fundraiser helps support Kewaunee County 4-H […]

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GET CREATIVE! CAMP T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

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: […]

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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 […]

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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

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