Wonders of WI Winter Webinar Series Offered to Area Families

The winter of 2020/21 started out mild and relatively dry in our area, but then switched gears to some snow and colder weather.  As you and your family adjusted to the winter weather changes, did you wonder how it might affect wildlife and plants?  Or conversely, do you want to know more about how our area’s native […]

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Farm Ready Research

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar meeting series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock production to farm management resources. Sessions began December 2020 and run through April 2021. See a full list of topics and register at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch Categorized: Agriculture

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Focus on Forage Webinar Series

Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part Extension webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin.   Focus on Forage webinars will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm from January 13th through March 3rd. CCA CEUs will be offered for each webinar. Webinars are free, but […]

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Badger Dairy Insight

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Division of Extension’s Dairy Program on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm CST for the Badger Dairy Insight webinar series. These are no-cost webinars; however, participants must register before the program at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch. We are featuring your local Extension Dairy Program Educators and UW Specialists as they present on current […]

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Aging Mastery Program

An Aging Mastery Program® will soon be offered by Extension Oconto & Marinette County. This fun innovative program empowers you to take key steps to improve your well-being, add stability to your life, and strengthen ties to your community. Aging Mastery Program®, developed by the National Council on Aging, is a nationwide program whose basic […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter ‘Coffee Chats’ Series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program is starting it’s statewide online ‘Coffee Chat’ Fall/Winter program on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through March 2021. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on farm […]

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The Dangers of Raw Milk

Milk and milk products provide a wealth of nutrition benefits. But milk that has not been pasteurized can harbor dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to you and your family if consumed raw. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 1993 through 2012, there were 127 outbreaks linked to raw milk or […]

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Safe Preserving Tips in the time of COVID-19

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family.  Use recipes that are up to date. Some canning recommendations have changed dramatically […]

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