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Crops Field Day

As commodity prices have changed, corn and soybean growers in 2015 are striving to lower their costs of production and still reach profitable yields.  At the same time, heavy rains the last two years have re-emphasized the importance to farmers of conserving their most important fixed asset- their soils.  A team of UW-Extension and NRCS […]

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Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza 2015 Information regarding Avian Influenza is being channeled through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection (DATCP).  The latest updates can be found on their website  http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Diseases/Avian_Influenza/  If your birds are sick or dying, call DATCP at 1-800-572-8981. For those with poultry what does the Avian Flu mean?  To help prevent the spread […]

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2015 Blueberry/Small Fruit Workshop and Field Day

Hosted by Terry and John Cuddy of Rush River Produce Farm The Cuddy’s berry farm is one of the research trial sites in a SARE project entitled “Maximizing Pollinator Services from Native Bees’ led by Karl Foord, Extension Educator and Professor at University of Minnesota and Heather Holm, Author of “Pollinators of Native Plants”. Small […]

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Opportunities in Horticulture in April

Check this link to see items of interest at this time, such as, Buyer-Supplier Networking Meeting; Women Farmland Owners Invited to Free Conservation Workshops; 2015 Wild Mushroom Certification Course; Cider Apple Field Day; Small Ruminant Clinic; 12 Must-Have Apps for GenNext Growers and Focus on Energy Summary of Services & Incentives for Agriculture Facilities. Opportunities […]

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April Communicator

Leaders and Members the April Communicator is available:  April Communicator 2015 with many fun events to participate in!!

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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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March Communicator

The St. Croix County Communicator is a great resource of County and State level events, classes and opportunities.  March Newsletter 2015

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Commercial Vegetable Production 2015

Commercial Vegetable Production in Wisconsin 2015

Commercial Vegetable Production in Wisconsin 2015 This guide offers the latest recommendations for disease, insect, and weed management in Wisconsin’s most common commercial vegetable crops. Also included are lime and fertilizer recommendations as well as insect identification information and keys (288 pages; December 2014). Crops covered include asparagus, bean, carrot, celery, cole crops, cucumber, eggplant, horseradish, […]

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