Margaret Smith Wins Invader Crusader Award

Each year, the Wisconsin Invasive Species Council honors Wisconsin citizens and organizations for their significant contribution to prevent, control or eradicate invasive species that harm Wisconsin’s lands, waters and wetlands. A record number of nominations were received for the “Invader Crusader” award this year, and Margaret Smith, rural St. Croix County resident, was one of […]

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What to do if flood waters entered your garden? The most conservative approach is to destroy any produce that comes into direct contact with floodwater. And whether exposed directly or indirectly to floodwater, any produce that is meant to be eaten raw should not be consumed. To find more information about consuming produce from flooded areas check out these sites: Guidelines for […]

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Flood Damage to Soybeans and Flooding Impacts to Corn Growth and Yield

University of Minnesota Extension Crop News Midseason Flooding: https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/06/midseason-flooding-in-south-central.html Attached files are from University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension: Flood Damage to Soybeans and Flooding Impacts to Corn Growth and Yield Flood_Damage_To_Soybean Flooding Impacts Corn Growth and Yield Potential damage to crops depends on several factors, including: Crop stage during the period of flooding/ponding, duration […]

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AGRICULTURE WORKS HARD FOR PIERCE COUNTY

Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity for Pierce County, while contributing to local income and tax revenues. See more here – 35-Pierce

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Safe & Healthy Food for Your Family has posted a new item, ‘Cyclospora in bagged salad mix

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections apparently linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand bagged “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores have recalled their store brand bagged salads specifically labeled […]

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Pierce County Offices remain closed to the public

The Extension Office, along with all other Pierce County Offices in the Courthouse, will be closed until further notice, however we are still working so call us at 715-273-6781. This message below is from the Pierce County Administration – Pierce County, WI – Office Buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice. Despite […]

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