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Farmland Rental Workshops Provided 

If you own or rent farm land in Wisconsin, how much do you understand about land rent contracts?  Although a written contract is not a legal requirement, it does allow for protections for both parties and allows the producer involved to more readily access crop insurance and governmental programs.  Many different things can go into […]

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Snap Plus Nutrient Management Planning Workshop

If you are interested writing your own nutrient management plan or just want to gain a better understanding about implementing your plan please “save the date” and join us for:                     Event:  “SnapPlus” Nutrient Management Planning Workshop Date:  Tuesday – December 14, 2021 Time:  10:00 am – 2:30 pm (a sub lunch w/refreshments will be […]

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Private Applicator Training (PAT)

Upcoming in-person trainings hosted in Shawano County to renew private pesticide applicator certifications: Trainings begin at 9:30 a.m. Shawano County Courthouse, December 16, 2021 Shawano County Courthouse, January 10, 2022 Matsche Center, Birnamwood, WI, February 22, 2022 Cost is $30.00 and includes the Training Manual for the Private Pesticide Applicator, 7th Edition.  Please contact the […]

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November 2021 Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal

When you think “Thanksgiving”, what comes to mind?   Turkey!  According the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving. That number represents one-sixth of all the turkeys sold in the U.S. each year.  There are a few tips that will ensure that your holiday […]

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The Cutting Edge: A Podcast in Search of New Crops for Wisconsin

The Cutting Edge Podcast: A podcast in search of new crops for Wisconsin. Join UW-Madison Division of Extension as they search for new crops for Wisconsin growers, processors, and consumers.  The strength of Wisconsin’s agricultural economy is its diversity…something that doesn’t just happen by chance.  It is a product of the relentless drive of researchers […]

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Farm Management AgriVision Podcast

AgriVision Podcast The Farm Management AgriVision podcast is hosted by Katie Wantoch, Agriculture Agent with UW-Madison Division of Extension. She will be chatting with fellow UW Extension educators as they answer questions from farmers and share their knowledge and expertise on how farmers can improve their farm management skills. AgriVision Episode 20 – Building resiliency […]

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COVID-19 Agriculture Resources

Extension has been hard at work from home these last few weeks developing resources for these challenging times. Below you will find a link to the resources that have been specifically developed for the agriculture industry. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/covid19/category/topics/farming/  

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Shawano County Recyling

If you have questions about recycling in Shawano County check out our new page of information. https://shawano.extension.wisc.edu/community-development/shawano-county-curbside-recycling/

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Friends of 4-H – How to help the 4-H Program

Right now we have two ways to help the 4-H Program: You can sign up for the AmazonSmile program by clicking on the logo below:           The second way you can help out the 4-H Program is making a cash/check donation: Your donation check can be made out directly to “Shawano County 4-H […]

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