Limited Office Hours September 28-October 12

The Extension office will have limited office hours from Tuesday, September 28 through Tuesday, October 12. Please call the office at 920-834-6845 to make sure that someone is in the office if you plan on stopping by. Water test kits are available on the 3rd floor in building A near the elevator. We have an automated phone tree, […]

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Fall Sessions of Badger Crop Connect

Register for the fall sessions here: https://go.wisc.edu/bccfall2021. The fall session will run in the months of September and October on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 12:30 PM. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants, and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin. Badger Crop Connect is hosted by Extension […]

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Pricing Corn and Corn Silage for Farm to Farm Sales

Corn harvest season is getting started, with local farms in the midst of silage harvest season and gearing up to start grain corn harvest.  Grain corn can be harvested, dried, and either sold or stored; or it can be harvested as High Moisture corn (HMC).  HMC is the grain after being normally combined, but there […]

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Corn Silage Moisture Monitoring Available to Area Producers

Corn Silage Moisture Monitoring Available to Area Producers (Crivitz, Lena) The Marinette and Oconto County offices of UW-Madison, Division of Extension are again poised to assist area livestock producers as they plan and start corn silage harvest.  Four days of sample collection are occurring in 2021, at five sites throughout the two counties.  Testing of […]

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The Parent Connect

Back-to-school time is right around the corner. This transition time can be difficult for both children and parents, so UW-Extension has dedicated 6 virtual Parent Connect sessions this fall to help parents ease their children and themselves back into positive and healthy routines, relationships and reinforcement. At each virtual session, an Extension educator will highlight a different […]

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How do Pesticides Affect Pollinators and Songbirds in Your Yard?

Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, June 1 from 12:00-1:00 pm. Maybe you’ve heard news stories about declines in pollinators and songbirds. In this webinar, we’ll take a look at what research studies have found about how pesticides affect pollinators and songbirds, and then check out examples of what people have done to help […]

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Bake Before You Bite

Even more evidence this week from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of the importance of cooking flour-containing products before eating. National foodborne illness outbreaks in 2016 and again in 2019 tied to pathogenic E. coli have been linked to consumers eating raw dough or batter.  An outbreak report released this week indicated that several people interviewed admitted to […]

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Botulism Risk: Canned Beans Recalled From Costco

Faribault Foods Inc. (Minnesota) is recalling certain cans of S&W Organic Black Beans and Chili Beans sold at Costco stores because the cans may have compromised seals that could lead to botulism poisoning. The compromised hermetic seal may affect can integrity and may cause the cans to leak, bloat or allow bacteria, such as Clostridium botulinum, to grow inside the product which could lead […]

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