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Farmland Rental Workshops

December 2, 2022   Contact: Scott Reuss, 715-732-7510   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Farmland Rental Workshops Provided   (Shawano, Lena, Antigo)    If you own or rent farm land in Wisconsin, how much do you understand about the process of renting that land?  Do you need a contract?  What should be in the contract?  How much is the land really […]

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Corn Nitrogen Management and Biological Products’ Plot Field Day Being Held 

Contact:  Scott Reuss, 715-701-0966   October 3, 2022   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Corn Nitrogen Management and Biological Products’ Plot Field Day Being Held   (Lena)   Corn producers and agronomists are invited to attend a field day being held Oct. 13 to learn more about nitrogen management and biological products’ applicability in corn production.  The event […]

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Additional Corn Silage Moisture Sampling Day Sept. 28 

Additional Corn Silage Moisture Sampling Day Sept. 28                 A corn silage moisture sampling day has been added on to the original Marinette – Oconto – Shawano Counties’ schedule by Crops/Soils Educator Scott Reuss.  This opportunity will take place Wednesday, September 28 at the times and locations listed below.                   Farms should collect representative samples from fields and […]

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Tillage Costs and Benefits

October 12, 2022  12:30-1:30 pm Tillage Costs and Benefits Dr. Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science Professor and Extension Specialist at UW-Madison Introducing the New Entomology Precision Pest Ecologist                                                      Dr. Emily […]

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Combine Cleaning

September 28, 2022  12:30-1:30 pm Combine Cleaning                                                                                                  […]

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Badger Crop Connect Fall 2022

  The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Badger Crop Connect And UW Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program will be hosting the third annual webinar series for the 2022 growing season. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants, and farmers with timely crop updates for Wisconsin. These free webinars will […]

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June 2 Alfalfa Quality Monitoring Indicates Harvest Time is Here

Regional Extension Educators Scott Reuss and Kimberly Schmidt walked a variety of alfalfa fields on Thursday, June 2nd to assess standing forage quality.  The results strongly indicate that optimum forage harvest timing is at hand for dairy farms and can take place whenever beef or heifer forage harvesting is appropriate according to weather.  There is still […]

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Spring Cleaning for the AgNewsletter

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UW-Madison Extension Cattle Feeders Series Slated for March 1st and 3rd via Zoom.

UW-Madison Extension Cattle Feeders Series Slated for March 1st and 3rd via Zoom. Sparta, WI – The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Cattle Feeders Series has valuable and timely information for farmers finishing both dairy and beef steers/heifers, and allied industry representatives.  The series will be conducted online via interactive Zoom meetings on March 1 and […]

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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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