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Youth Mental Health First Aid-Thursday February 20th

Youth Mental Health First Aid Free Training on how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders. Who should attend?  Parents, Teachers and School Staff, Coaches, Youth group leaders, People who work with youth, Neighbors of youth Thursday, February 20th 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Shawano County Courthouse Basement […]

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2020 Annual CAFO Update

How to stay in compliance with your permit.  All meeting times 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Thursday January 28 – Green Bay – Tundra Lodge Conference Center Wednesday, January 29 – Luxemburg – Rendezvous of Luxemburg Thursday, January 30 – New London – Crystal Falls Banquet Hall Wednesday, February 5 – Fond du Lac, UW Campus Thursday, […]

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Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times

A meeting for producers and farmers – Friday, January 31, 2020 – Tundra Lodge -Green Bay 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Meeting for Agribusiness Professionals and Agency Staff   & 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Meeting for Producers and Farmers Hardening Your Business – Dr. Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis – UW-Madison/Division […]

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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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Master Gardener Volunteer Level One Training

Being a Master Gardener is about becoming a Volunteer with the University of Wisconsin-Extension to help educate the public about gardening and natural resources.  It’s not about knowing everything about gardening.  It’s about learning to ask the right questions and knowing how to look up information from appropriate resources.  Being a Master Gardener is about […]

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The Fungus Among Us: Understanding the Cost of Fungal Diseases in our Forages

Agronomics of Growing “Clean” Forage in the Midwest – Damon L. Smith, Ph.D, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology UW-Madison Mycotoxins:  Invisibible and Harmful, Kimberly Schmidt, Agriculture Educator, Extension Shawano County Tuesday January 28th – Two Locations – The Matsche Center, 363 Railroad Center, Birnamwood 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. & Green Valley Town Hall, […]

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2020 Pesticide Applicator Training Dates

Extension Shawano County is holding two sessions to renew private pesticide applicator licenses:  Thursday, January 23rd or Tuesday, February 11th at the Shawano County Courthouse, Basement Room A/B.  Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. with class starting at 10:00 a.m.  Cost of class is $40.00 and includes the Training Manual for the Private Pesticide Applicatory, 7th […]

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Cow College 2020

January 14 – Dairy Breeding Strategies in an Era of High Pregnancy Rates– Dr. Paul Fricke, Extension Dairy Reproduction Specialist, UW-Madison, Getting high producing cows bred on time has always been and will always be one of the biggest challenges to dairy farm profitability.  As a key advisor to many WI bovine veterinarians and Al […]

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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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