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Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home Award

The Wisconsin State Fair has opened applications for next year’s Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home Award, which honors families who have dedicated their lives to farming for 100-150 years. The Century Farm and Home program began in 1948 alongside the state fair’s centennial celebration. In 1998 the Sesquicentennial Award was established to honor families with continuous […]

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Area Extenstion Director – Area 8

This position will serve as the administrative leader across Marinette, Oconto, and Shawano Counties and Menominee County/Nation, which comprise Area 8. The Area Extension Director (AED) provides leadership, direction, and support for UW-Madison Division of Extension educational programming in Area 8 by building high performing office teams of Extension educators and county support staff, and […]

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Nutrient and Pest Management Program Resource Highlights – May 2022

BUMPER CROPS VIDEOS NEW:  TERMINATING RYE COVER CROPS IN A COOL & WEST SPRING Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison & Extension Weed Scientist) and Damon Smith (UW-Madison & Extension Plant Pathologist) have a tailgate-talk about the complications that a cool, wet, late growing season present to corn and soybean growers trying to terminate a rye cover crop. […]

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Extension Implements Regional Agriculture Staffing Model

The University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension Agriculture Institute is moving to a structure of having regional educators across the state. Shawano, Oconto, Marinette, Lincoln, and Langlade counties will be transitioning to this structure on April 15th.  Regional educators will provide research-based education to dairy and crop producers by assessing the needs of farmers across their […]

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