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Wisconsin Emerging Crops Summer Webinar Series

The Emerging Crops Webinar series is intended to provide the latest information on a range of new and emerging crops to help growers explore these crops as a new opportunity. Summer 2021 schedule Each webinar will be held from noon – 1 p.m. June 21 – Hemp with Dr. Shelby Ellison, University of Wisconsin-Madison Assistant Professor of Horticulture […]

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Youth Tractor/Machinery Safety Certification – July 13, July 20, and July 22, 2021

Youth Tractor/Machinery Safety Certification Training Offered  (Coleman)     The Marinette and Oconto offices of UW-Madison, Division of Extension, are offering certification training for the youth Tractor & Machinery Safety permit.  Youth that are between the ages of 12 and 16 need to have this certification to be able to legally drive any type of farm implement or tractor […]

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Shawano County Field Day June 24, 2021

Water quality has been a growing concern for watershed residents and farmers. In 2019, the Upper Fox and Wolf River Watershed Demonstration Farms Network was established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) and Waupaca County Land & Water Conservation Department, in partnership with Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, […]

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Farm Safety & Equipment Operation for ages 12 & Older

2 Classes Scheduled for 2021 Class #40083 and #40084 both held on same days Mon-Thurs, June 21 – June 24, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday, June 25, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Classes held at Waupaca Regional Center Course fee $174.70 ($100.00 Scholarship available) The Youth Certificate Program trains students how to operate a tractor over […]

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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 Podcast Episode 12 – Mutual […]

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Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2020

The 2020 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide was compiled by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Wisconsin Field Office, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, The University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison. This summary is the result of a mail and […]

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Wisconsin Ace Interface Training

               Pick one of the following:   *Tuesday, June 22,  2 p.m. – 4 p.m.   *Tuesday, June 29, 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.   *Monday, July 12, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.   *Monday, July 19, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.   *Friday, August 13, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.   *Friday, August 20, 10 a.m. – […]

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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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