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First Cutting Alfalfa

Alfalfa Scissors Clip / PEAQ View forage quality changes for St. Croix County and from around Wisconsin at http://fyi.uwex.edu/scissorsclip/ (new web address May 2016) First crop alfalfa harvest will soon be on the minds of many farmers in the St. Croix area.  Several years ago University of Wisconsin researchers developed the Predictive Equation for Alfalfa Quality (PEAQ) […]

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Lowering Landscape Maintenance

Home landscapes should be peaceful places where we can relax and find enjoyment. They shouldn’t be a constant source of work and time spent doing tedious tasks.  While there is no such thing as a maintenance-free landscape, there are ways to reduce maintenance and make things easier. UW-Extension is offering a class to help you […]

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May Communicator

The May Communicator is jam packed full of information and opportunities.  Be sure to read your May Communicator 2016 and be aware of upcoming deadlines.

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Pricing Standing Alfalfa

Establishing a price for standing alfalfa can be a difficult task.  Yield, land rent, seeding costs, fertilizer prices, local forage supplies, and more contribute to establishing a price.  Agriculture Agent Greg Blonde has developed a quick guide for pricing standing alfalfa in 2016 Standing Hay Price 2016. Additional information on pricing forages is available on the […]

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Self Study Private Pesticide Applicator Test (PAT)

If you missed the winter PAT classes…self-study option available If you are in need of an agricultural private pesticide applicator license for 2016 and were unable to attend a winter training session, producers have the option to take the exam self-study at any time.  This can be done by purchasing a manual and making an […]

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2016 Mushroom Course Offerings

Remaining Mushroom Foraging Workshops  for 2016 Mushroom Certification ID taught by Mike Kempenich – The Gentleman Forager – and organized & hosted by University of Wisconsin – Extension at the St. Croix County Extension office in Baldwin, WI. Each of these are day-long workshops running 9am-3pm and will be held at the Ag Service Center […]

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November/December Communicator

The November/December Communicator is availble for your review.  It is jam packed full of events including many NEW opportunities.  Don’t miss anything, read your Communicator today.  November December 2015

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“Because of UW-Extension” Social Media Campaign

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2015-2017 proposed Wisconsin budget includes a $150 million base cut to the University of Wisconsin System. This severe and abrupt cut represents an approximate 13 percent reduction to the State of Wisconsin’s General Purpose Revenue (GPR) support for the UW System. Because UW-Extension is part of the UW System, this cut will […]

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