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Camp TaPaWingo Christmas Wishlist

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 […]

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Arctic Exploration Winter Camp January 23-25, 2015

Arctic Exploration Winter Camp January 23-25, 2015

Camp TaPaWingo invites you to be a part of our Arctic Exploration Winter Camp January 23-25, 2015, at beautiful, rustic Camp TaPaWingo, located at 915 W. TaPaWingo Road, Mishicot. Our Mission… Camp TaPaWingo provides a fun, caring, and safe environment for campers to try new activities and practice new skills. We are committed to the […]

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Divorce Education Co-Parenting Program

Divorce Education Co-Parenting Program

The divorce education co-parenting program will assist you in understanding and responding to the needs of your children before, during and after divorce.  Guidelines on cooperative parenting and keeping children “out of the middle” will be presented.  The program will provide tools for successful co-parenting of your child(ren). The class consists of two (2 hours each) […]

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Upcoming Agricultural Events

Upcoming Agricultural Events

November November 19 – Farm Service Agency 2014 Farm Bill Informational Meeting, MCOC @ 1:30 PM December December 2 – 2014 Implements of Husbandry Meeting, Millhome Supper Club, Kiel @ 1:00 PM December 16 – Dairy Cattle Feeding Day sponsored by the Manitowoc County Forage Council, Soaring Eagle Dairy, LLC, Newton @ 10 AM January 2015 January 7 […]

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4-H Winter Leadership Camp

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 […]

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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 […]

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Dairy Cattle Feeding Day

Dairy Cattle Feeding Day

The Manitowoc County Forage Council is hosting a Dairy Cattle Feeding Day on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm at Soaring Eagle Dairy, LLC located at 10219 County Highway F, Newton, WI.  Farmers, service providers, and consultants are encouraged to attend! Kristy Pagel, Diamond V Regional Sales Manager, will present “Fine […]

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Midwest Manure Summit

Midwest Manure Summit

UW-Extension invites you to join producers and professionals from across the country at the Midwest Manure Summit on February 24 & 25, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Midwest Manure Summit is a two-day conference for farmers and agri-business professionals focusing on the processing and handling of manure. […]

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Implement of Husbandry Law Educational Meeting

Implement of Husbandry Law Educational Meeting

A joint meeting hosted by the UW-Extension Offices in Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Calumet Counties will be held  on Tuesday, December 2nd, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, at Millhome Supper Club, Kiel, WI. This purpose of this meeting is to provide an update on the new rules for operating implements of husbandry […]

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“Mi Pueblo” Hispanic Community Center

According to the US Census, Latinos constitute an increasing percentage of the overall population and are the fastest growing group in Manitowoc County. Other studies indicate Latinos, especially recent immigrants, are more likely to live under the poverty level than are other population groups. The newly arrived often do not communicate well or know where […]

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Watch for Slow Moving Farm Equipment on Rural Roads

Watch for Slow Moving Farm Equipment on Rural Roads

Madison, Wis. – If you’re heading out to the rural areas to enjoy fall activities such as picking pumpkins and apples or drive the rural roads to take in the fall colors, you’re likely to encounter slow moving farm equipment and farm trucks. Fall harvest season is underway throughout the state and will continue for […]

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New Emerald Ash Borer Quarantines Cover Four Eastern Wisconsin Counties

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Calumet County, which will now be quarantined along with Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Outagamie counties. EAB has not been found in those counties, but they are surrounded or nearly surrounded by counties where the pest has been confirmed. “It’s very likely that EAB is also present in those three […]

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Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC)

EPA Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Rule(SPCC) for Farms Special thanks is extended to Cheryl A. Skjolaas, Interim Director and Agricultural Safety Specialist, UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health for the following information on the SPCC rule. Following is the link to the EPA website and information on the SPCC Rule. There is a self-certification […]

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WI Oats & Barley Performance Tests

WI Oats and Barley Performance Tests—2014 (A3874) Contains results of the previous season’s performance trials for oats and barley. Use these data to help choose the best varieties to plant for your growing conditions (6 pages; November 2013). For more information and to order copies, go to WI Oats & Barley Performance Tests 2014. Forage Variety […]

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