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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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 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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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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