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2019 Midwest Manure Summit

Midwest Manure Summit returns to legendary Lambeau Field, Green Bay, for a one-day conference highlighting many of the newest technologies and practices in manure handling, as well as many opportunities to network with farmers, industry, and university attendees! Agenda: Midwest Manure Summit 2019 Agenda & Registration Form

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2019 Cattle Feeder Clinic – February 26th

Controlling Feedlot Costs – Garland Dahlke, Iowa State University Beef Center Self-Feeders vs. TMR: Recent Results from UW-Madison Study – Bill Halfman, Monroe Co. Extension Agriculture Agent Tips for Selling Beef Direct to Consumers – Adam Hady, Richland & Crawford Co. Extension Agriculture Agent Market Outlook – Brenda Boetel, UW-Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Equity Livestock […]

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Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) In-Person Certification

Beef Quality Assurance is a national program that raises consumer confidence by offering training in proper management techniques with a producer commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry.  See attached flyer for registration information:  Flyer Effective January 1, 2019, several large packers and processors will only purchase from Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) […]

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Winter Local Food Producer Meeting-February 5th, 2019 – 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

The F.R.E.S.H. Project invites you to:  Winter Local Food Producer Meeting, February 5th, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., United Cooperative Agronomy Location Conference Room, 1212 Bay Lakes Road, Shawano.  Come for lunch and a discussion on how we can spread the word about local food products in Shawano County and the surrounding area.  Discussion topics:  Local Food […]

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Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference – February 20, 2019

Farmers and agricultural professionals from around the state are coming together again to share and learn about all things cover crops.  Whether you’re a seasoned cover crop expert or an absolute beginner, there will be something for everyone!  Keynote Speaker:  Blake Vince, Nuffield Scholar and long-time to-till cover crop farmer from southwestern Ontario.  See attached […]

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2019 Cow College

January 22 – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Farm Tour Cost is $5.00/day.  See attached flyer for further details:  Flyer

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DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

Release Date: November 19, 2018 Media Contacts: Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer, 608-224-5005 Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020  Download PDF MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX), is hosting several food safety trainings required for Wisconsin fresh produce growers who must meet […]

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2019 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

February 1 & 2, 2019 – Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Register Here – Save $50 if you register before 12/3/18! This producer-initiated conference is built around farmer to farmer skill sharing and attracts experienced growers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and beyond. Over 20 farmer panelists representing small, mid, and large scale operations will cover […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training & Certification

The Training Manual for the Private Pesticide Applicator, 7th Edition can be purchased at the UW-Extension Office in the Shawano County Courthouse, 311 North Main Street, Room 101, Shawano. Cost of the manual is $40, due upon receipt. This cost also includes the book, Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops, 2018. After purchasing your exam, […]

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Welcome to Shawano County!!

KIMBERLY KASSUBE Kimberly is the Agriculture Extension Educator for Shawano County. Previously she worked as dairy nutrition consultant in central Wisconsin. Her Bachelor of Science comes from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Animal Science. She received her Master of Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The area her research there focused on […]

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Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies – 2018-2019

2018-2019 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconferences from November 2018 through February 2019 Hear experts discuss current issues of concern to local government officials in Wisconsin–recruiting and retaining talent, nonferrous mining, downtowns, and farm economic trends. Each program is moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government staff. There will be time for questions. All programs are […]

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Shawano County UWEX Impact Map

Enjoy this interactive map of the Shawano County UWEX impact on our community. It will show you 4-H Clubs, HCE Clubs and everyone who gets our newsletters.      

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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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Want to See Your Free Credit Report? UW-Extension Campaign Makes it Easy

‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10’ Registers Hundreds The Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin adults checks their free credit report each year—making Wisconsin the sixth lowest of all the states for people checking their credit reports. The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report: […]

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