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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Join the movement. Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage or CPR. Sometimes, first aid is YOU. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn an action plan to help. Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have […]

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Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan contest is now open!

The mission of the Governor’s Business Plan Contest is to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage of tech-based businesses in Wisconsin. The contest links up-and-coming entrepreneurs with a statewide network of community resources, expert advice, high-quality education, management talent and possible sources of capital. Entries are due by 5:00 pm on January 31st. For more information […]

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Focus on Compost

Compost is a great alternative to dairy farm manure management. Whether you create compost in a barn, or outside in rows, both methods require precise management. Join UW-Extension biosystems engineering specialist, Dr. Becky Larson, and Senior Outreach Specialist Dr. Jamie Patton to learn more about managing compost on the farm and in the field. The meeting will take place at Junion […]

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Kewaunee Waterfront Presentation

On January 10-11, twelve community development, planning, and architecture professionals from UW Extension and private practices across the State descended on Kewaunee for a Community Design Charrette. Known as the Design Wisconsin Team, their charge from the City was to illustrate concepts and design ideas for high priority areas as identified by the community. Click here […]

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Kewaunee Waterfront Public Input Survey

Your opinion is needed!! How can our waterfront be improved? What amenities would you like to see? The City of Kewaunee is asking residents and guests to fill out a survey to help develop a plan for the waterfront and downtown district. There are two ways to fill out a survey:  Online. https://tinyurl.com/KewauneeWaterfrontDowntown  Paper. Paper surveys […]

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2018 Century/Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application

The 2018 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm or Home applications are now available. 2018 Century Farm or Home Application 2018 Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application Please download the appropriate form, complete and return it to: Jill Albanese Century Farm Program Wisconsin State Fair 640 S 84th St West Allis, WI 53214 If you have any questions about […]

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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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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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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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