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Badger Crop Connect

June 3rd 12:30p.m. -1:30 p.m. Damon Smith – Winter Wheat Disease Management Bryan Jensen – Insect Development and Current Risks – Culprits to be Watching For Register by 5:00 p.m. on June 2 To register click here:  Registration

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Camp in a Box!

We know you’re missing residential 4-H camp; so are we! Join us for this fabulous opportunity that is being put together by educators in Lincoln, Langlade, Clark, Marathon, Wood and Shawano County: https://bit.ly/4HCampInBox. We will have the boxes available for pick up from the Shawano Courthouse in July. Please register by June 15, 2020. If you […]

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PEAQ Stick Readings

It is getting close to the first cutting. PEAQ stick readings will be posted here on the website as well as the facebook page till first cutting. The first readings were taken 5/21/2020. The alfalfa was too short to for an accurate PEAQ stick reading but the heights were as follows: Angelica field: 12.5 inches […]

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Dry Cow Management for a Successful Lactation—Three-part webinar series for Ag-Business Professionals

Press Release Date:      May 18, 2020 Contact:      Maria Jose Fuenzalida maria.fuenzalidavalenzuela@wisc.edu Extension Dane County Dairy Educator Dry Cow Management for a Successful Lactation—Three-part webinar series for Ag-Business Professionals The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension will offer a program for agribusiness professionals to provide information about best practices during the dry/transition period. The […]

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Wisconsin Humanities CARES Relief Grant

Wisconsin Humanities CARES Relief Grant The Wisconsin Humanities Council is providing rapid-response funding to nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Funding for these grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) […]

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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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Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing Temporarily Suspended

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide certification testing as of March 18, 2020. Exams scheduled on and after March 18, 2020,​ are canceled. If you have scheduled a certification exam do not go to the testing location. If your certification expires January 31-May 31, 2020, DATCP is extending your […]

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From the Center for Community and Economic Development -Division of Extension

Navigating Coronavirus for Small Businesses This page provides business owners with links to information so they may prepare for the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wisconsin and plan accordingly impacts to their business operations. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers up to date information about the spread of the virus, and healthy […]

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Coronavirus update 3/16/2020

Due to the COVID-19 situation, UW-Madison has shared the following policy that the Extension Shawano County is enforcing through at least April 10, 2020: During this pandemic, social distancing is critical for your safety and the safety of your family, colleagues, partners, and communities. Effective NOW: All ongoing and planned educational programming that involves meeting in-person […]

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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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