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Entries Due for 2017 Culver’s Manitowoc County Futurity Dairy Show

The Manitowoc County Futurity Committee encourages you to make your entries for the 2017 Futurity.   Once again this will be a class of three-year old cows consisting of all breeds.   (Which will be subject to change based on the number of entries and the size of the class.) The Futurity Committee will have the discretion […]

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Managing Dairy Employees Effectively Workshop

“The key to success in any business is to help other people be successful in their jobs.” Effective employee management is a critical aspect of any successful agri-business. Developing the necessary management skills doesn’t happen overnight, and they are difficult to achieve without some guidance. The challenge of training good managers is important to the […]



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. In 2014, […]


2015 Dairy 30 X 20 Grant Applications Available

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection has just released the 2015 Dairy 30 x 20 grant applications. Additional information can be found at Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. The purpose of the grants are to help support long-term viability of Wisconsin’s dairy industry through services to achieve an annual […]

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Camp TaPaWingo Tree Sale

Have you been thinking of enhancing your property by planting trees or shrubs? Camp TaPaWingo’s annual tree sale offers the perfect opportunity to get healthy sapling trees and shrubs and support camp at the same time. Order forms are due March 13, 2015. Tree numbers are limited so order early. The annual fundraiser helps provide […]

Marilyn Surprise Honored at WI 4-H Hall of Fame

Marilyn Suprise Inducted into WI 4-H Hall of Fame

The University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program inducted 100 laureates into the brand-new Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Saturday, November 15. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the last statewide event celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial supporters, staff […]


Manitowoc County Agricultural Impact

Agriculture works hard for Manitowoc County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. Manitowoc County is an agricultural powerhouse. The county is home to about 110,000 dairy cattle compared to approximately 81,000 people. Dairy […]


Camp TaPaWingo Christmas Wishlist

Camp TaPaWingo is owned and operated by the Manitowoc County 4-H Leaders Association to promote environmental education to youth in our area and across Wisconsin. Camp TaPaWingo is used by many groups throughout each year and our resources get a lot of wear and tear as a result. Camp TaPaWingo would like to request that […]


4-H Winter Leadership Camp

The East Metro Region 4-H Winter Leadership Camp is a great opportunity for youth in grades 6-8 to improve their leadership skills. With hands-on, interactive leadership sessions, youth will gain a better understanding of what it means to be a leader and how to apply being a leader in their club, county, and school. Along […]


Dairy Modernization: Building our Dairy Future

Thirty years ago, what was considered “dairy modernization” often consisted of adding stalls at the end of the barn. Today, it typically describes major capital investments involving not just construction and cows, but permits, licenses, and finances. Dairy modernization is a long term commitment, both personally and financially. Join us as we navigate through the waters […]