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Best Practices for Selling Baked Goods

As of October 2, 2017 Wisconsin home bakers are now free to legally sell their baked goods directly to customers. Visit  https://www.wisconsincottagefood.com/bestpractices for more information.

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WI Pork Association Offers Scholarships

Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship The Wisconsin Pork Association scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing post high school education in agriculture. Preference will be given to those students possessing leadership abilities and a sincere interest in the swine industry. Five finalists will be selected from the applications received to compete for the $500 scholarship, […]

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Nutrient Management Farmer Education

Completion of the Nutrient Management Farmer Education course will allow participants to write their own Nutrient Management Plan for 4 years. Each participant will be reimbursed up to $500 for soil sampling taken during the course. The course is comprised of 4 classes and 2 one-on-one site visits. Dates and Time of Classes February 6, […]

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Glyphosate-Resistant Waterhemp Found in Door County

First confirmed glyphosate-resistant waterhemp found in Door County Resistance is a word that no one who is involved with agriculture wants to hear. When a weed, insect, or disease is resistant to a pesticide, it means that a pesticide that previously worked is no longer effective because of a change in the pest’s genetics. Around […]

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Caring for Children and Teens Who Have Experienced Trauma

This FREE workshop is for parents and any caregivers of children who have experienced trauma.  Goals of this worksop: Learn about traumatic stress Learn skills to help children who have had traumatic experiences Help children develop healthy behaviors Take care of your own stress When: Saturday, October 14th 8:30-12:30 Thursday, October 19th 5:00-7:30 Saturday, October […]

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North Central Region Grant Program Calls for Proposals

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) currently has Calls for Proposals out for four grant categories: The 2018 Research and Education Program Call for Preproposals is now available. The deadline is October 19, 2017 at 4pm CDT. Word | PDF The North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) Research and Education Grant Program is a competitive grant […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two. How concerned gardeners have to be about using garden produce after a flood depends, to a large degree, on how “clean” the flood water was or whether it was likely to […]

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Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

          Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone? Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone.  Your child might be ready to stay home alone if they: Indicate a desire and willingness to stay alone Accepts responsibility and […]

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Road Safety and Farm Equipment

Spring is slow to arrive this year, but that doesn’t stop the need for field work and farm equipment on the roads. Because most of the roads in Kewaunee and Door Counties are rural, practicing patience and caution can prevent a serious accident. Farm vehicles can be recognized by their size and slow moving emblems […]

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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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