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2016 WISCONSIN CORN HYBRID PERFORMANCE TRIALS

Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is to provide unbiased performance comparisons of hybrid seed corn for both grain and silage available in Wisconsin. Click here […]

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Manitowoc County Forage Council Dairy Cattle Feeding Day

The event is free, but please RSVP by December 7th to: 920-683-4175 or scottgunderson@co.manitowoc.wi.us 10:00          Welcome and Introductions-Dick Halverson 10:05          Understanding the Global Market to Succeed Locally….in my Backyard —Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager, Vita Plus 11:00          Dealing with 2016 Forages and Strategies to Ensure 2017 Crops are Superior to 2016 —Dr. Dave LaCount, […]

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4-H Ambassadors – You’re Invited!

Next Meeting is November 20, 2016 Anyone age 5th grade and older is welcome to attend an Ambassadors Meeting held on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 2:00 at the following location: 20001 US Hwy 151 Valders, WI 54245 Please e-mail or call Kim Zutz to confirm the time if you plan to attend […]

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Livestock Learning Event

A Livestock Learning Event sponsored by Country Visions Cooperative and others will be held on March 11, 2017 at a new location – UW-Sheboygan Campus.  Please see attached flyer for more information. livestock-learning-event  

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Mark Your Calendars – 2017 State Fair Dairy Cattle Exhibitors

Just a reminder that individuals between the ages of 12 and 19 as of January 1, 2017 are eligible to exhibit dairy cattle at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair.  Individuals must be in good standing with an accredited youth organization including 4-H, FFA, and the Wisconsin Junior Holstein Association. For those Manitowoc County youth who […]

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We Need Socks!!

The 4-H Ambassadors are doing a “sock” drive.  We invite all 4-H clubs to collect socks of any size and type (from babies, toddlers, elementary, middle school, high school age, adults).  The socks will be given to the Southfield Townhouse Manager who will distribute them to need family in the townhouse complex.  The 4-H Ambassadors […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive

There is only one thing for certain in our lives:  change.  And if you are a producer  who uses antimicrobial medicated feed for prevention or treatment of disease in livestock, a modification to how you currently purchase this feed is looming on the horizon. In the factsheet Veterinary Feed Directive, UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Manitowoc County; No Change in County’s Quarantine Status

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Manitowoc County; No Change in County’s Quarantine Status Contacts:  Donna Gilson, 608-224-5130, donna.gilson@wi.gov                  Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020, William2.Cosh@wi.gov MADISON – Emerald ash borer has been confirmed for the first time in Manitowoc County, in a private woodlot in the Town of Schleswig. Although EAB had […]

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Making Manure into More

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s mission to become a more sustainable institution, UW -Oshkosh and partners have constructed the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biogas system on campus, and two biogas at dairy farms. Take the opportunity to join other dairy industry members for a behind the scenes tour of three very […]

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