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63rd Annual Outstanding Young Farmer & Friends of Shawano County Agriculture Awards Banquet

Friday, April 17th 6:45 pm Social, 7:30 pm Dinner The Main Event (206 Lemke Street, Cecil) $15 per person Awards Presented:  Outstanding Young Farmer Outstanding Conservation Farmer Outstanding Tree Farmer Friend of Agriculture Second Miler Farm Progress Days Scholarship Farm Bureau Scholarships Shawano County Forage Council Scholarships RVSP with Extension Shawano County (715-526-6136) by Friday […]

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Unexpected Tomorrows’: Workshops for Farmers

Unexpected Tomorrows’ is a workshop series designed to help farmers reduce isolation by sharing their stories in a small group with other farmers. Workshop participants will learn about stress management techniques during a time of economic challenge and identify patterns of responding to depression, anxiety, grief and loss. • March 12, Wausau   • March 26, […]

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Raising Forage Crops in 2020 Optimizing returns on perennial and annual forages

Friday, March 13 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chase Town Hall – 8481 Cty. Road S, Pulaski, WI $15 Individual or $25/Farm Registration Fee – includes lunch 9:45 a.m. Registration, Presentations starting at 10 a.m. Optimize Manure/Nutrient Applications on Alfalfa and Alternative Forages There are key nutrient management principles that form the foundation of soil […]

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Discovery Farms Webinar Series

Mondays in March: Unmasking misconceptions, webinar series 03/02/2020 – 03/30/2020 at 12:00 p.m. Discovery Farms will host a FREE webinar Series every Monday in March from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm to unmask misconceptions in weather, water quality and on farm management strategies. CEUs will be available for Certified Crop Advisors. This webinar series will […]

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BQA Certification – Tuesday – March 24th- Equity Livestock Sale Barn

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Check-in at 8:45 a.m. class begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. concludes by 12:00 p.m. The voluntary Beef Quality Assurance Program assists in raising, feeding and harvesting high quality beef. By participating in BQA and adopting BQA production practices, you are helping to answer the call from the packers’ consumers, for safe […]

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2020 Wisconsin Regional Waterhemp Workshops

March 23 – D.J. Bordini Center Room 112A, Fox Valley Technical College, N Systems Dr, Appleton WI  54914 – 10:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. (Includes lunch)  No charge to attend Workshop is designed for farmers and crop advisors and will build on the 2019 Regional Waterhemp Workshops (Waterhemp 101).  topics include 1) current state of herbicide resistance […]

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Farm Couples Weekend Workshops

DATCP and UW Division of Extension Collaborate to offer Farm Couples Weekends Offered in various locations around the state in January, February, March and April 2020. There is no cost, however space is limited and registration is required.  See below for details! Many Wisconsin farm families have faced challenging times in recent years due to […]

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Shawano County Cropland Cash Rent Survey

Hello All! Before the growing season gets here I am conducting a land rent survey of the cropland for the county to better respond to questions about current county cropland rental rates. Changing land use patterns, growing farm operations, rising input costs and weak commodity prices are all factors that can affect cropland rental rates […]

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Wisconsin State Fair 2020 Century Farm & Home Program Applications

Wisconsin State Fair 2020 Century Farm or Home Applications are out.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.  Farms or homes with 100 years of continuous ownership through the year 2020, will be recognized at a special breakfast program during the Wisconsin State Fair, August 6-16, 2020.  See attached application:  Application

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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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