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Gardening Fundamentals Class

CLASS IS FULL! Please contact Diana Alfuth, UW-Madison Extension, Horticulture Outreach Specialist to be put on a list for next year’s class. You can email Diana at diana.alfuth@wisc.edu  Are you interested in learning more about gardening and how to take care of your yard and landscape?  Would you like to become a Wisconsin Master Gardener […]

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Extension Hosting USDA Dairy Margin Coverage Program Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2022 Madison, WI The USDA began accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program October 17, 2022, for enrollment in 2023. The DMC program is designed as a risk management program, offering protection between the milk price received and the average feed price for a farm. This program is […]

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Tools for Pricing Standing Corn Silage

Tools for Pricing Standing Corn Silage Written by Ryan Sterry, UW-Extension Regional Dairy Educator Wisconsin leads the nation in corn silage production with nearly 1 million of the 4 million acres of corn planted statewide being harvested as forage annually. This time of year, many county Extension offices will receive calls/inquiries about corn silage harvest […]

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    The Community Economic Development Program is pleased to accept applications for the Community Economic Analysis for Rural Wisconsin Communities (CEA-RWC) Pilot Initiative supported by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).What?A joint effort between the University of Wisconsin, the Division of Extension, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to bring a structured community economic […]

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July/August 2022 Food Preservation Newsletter

July/August Food Preservation Newsletter from the North Central Region – the focus is on dial gauge testing for pressure canners and preserving summer squash (attached). Previous issues of this newsletter for 2022 are posted here. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safefood/educators/ Information on testing dial gauge canners is here. If you missed the Zoom program (Lunch & Learn) earlier this month by Monica Theis talking about food […]

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PRIORITIZING MENTAL HEALTH ON THE FARM

Joy Kirkpatrick, a farm succession specialist with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension, offers tips for managing mental health during the busy spring season.       https://www.cooperativeownership.com/around-the-table/prioritizing-mental-health/

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