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Alice in Dairyland 2015

Manitowoc County to host 2015 Alice in Dairyland Finals

Welcome to Manitowoc County, your host for the 68th Alice in Dairyland Finals. 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.  Approximately 300 dairy farms, with herds ranging from fewer than 20 cows to more than 3,000 […]


Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference

Agenda WI Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference 2015 April 30, 2015 at Liberty Hall, Kimberly, WI Tentative Agenda Featuring Temple Grandin, Dee Griffin, and Lily Edwards-Callaway 9:00 am     Registration 9:30 am     Bruce Feinberg, McDonalds – We’re Only as Good as Our Customers Think We Are 10:20 am   Dr. Dee Griffin, University of Nebraska – Proper […]


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 […]


Beef & Dairy Cattle Feeder Clinic

Fed dairy steers make up approximately 15-20% of all fed cattle sent to market for beef production. Dairy steers are a significant contributor to the US beef supply and can be a revenue generating center for farming operations. Join us as UW-Extension faculty share the latest in market outlooks, risk management, health management and research […]

Youth Tractor Driving

Tractor & Farm Safety Camp

Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety  training? Camp TaPaWingo is offering Tractor & Farm Safety Camp April 17-19, 2015. This camp will include all meals, lodging, training materials, and 24 hours […]

Private Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

The Manitowoc County UW-Extension Office has scheduled one Private Applicator Training Session. It will be held on Thursday, March 12th. This is the only session scheduled for Manitowoc County. The session will run from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. at the Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc. Registration will begin at 9:15 […]

Corn Field

2015 Manitowoc County Forage Council Annual Meeting and Forage Seminar

Make plans now to attend the  2015 Manitowoc County Forage Council Annual Meeting and Forage Seminar on February 17th at Silver Valley Supper Club. Registration will begin at 9:30 AM, with the program starting at 10:00 AM Early bird registration: $25 per person due by February 6th Late registration: $30 per person after February 6th Please […]


ARC/PLC Farm Bill Meeting

The ARC/PLC Farm Bill Meeting will be held Thursday, January 29th, at Millhome Supper Club, Kiel. Farm Bill Choices, Decision Aids, and Criteria Presented by: Scott Reuss, Agriculture and Horticulture Agent, Marinette County UW-Extension Registration begins at 9:30 AM The program will run from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Refreshments will be provided. Millhome Supper […]

cattle at sun up

2015 Annual CAFO Meeting Update

This meeting update is designed for WPDES permitted CAFO owners and managers, nutrient management plan writers and engineers. The session goals are to improve nutrient management plan implementation, improve communication between plan writers, permit holders and WDNR; and also provide other information on regulations that may affect large farming operations. Meeting topics include: Why Every […]

grandfather and grandson with cloud

Raising a Thinking Child

If you are a parent of a 4-7 year old and your child has experienced any of the following: Temper tantrums Difficulty making or keeping friends Impatience or interrupting Not listening Then the Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you guide your child to […]