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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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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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 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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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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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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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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