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Home Alone Workshop

Home Alone Workshop

You and your child are invited to attend a free two-night workshop at UW-Manitowoc to learn more about how to prepare your child for self-care. The Home Alone program will be held on Thursday, October 2nd, AND Thursday, October 9th, at UW-Manitowoc, 705 Viebahn Street, Manitowoc, in the County Board Room from 6:00 p.m. to […]

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Harvest Moon Camp

Harvest Moon Camp

October 24th-26th, campers ages 7-14 can spend two days as a member of the Camp TaPaWingo pumpkin patch, traveling our trails by the light of the Harvest Moon! Camp TaPaWingo provides a fun, caring, and safe environment for campers to try new activities and practice new skills. We are committed to the growth and development […]

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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

 September September 17 – Dairy Margin Protection Program Informational Meeting, sponsored by Manitowoc Farm Service Agency, MCOC @ 7 PM in Room 300. Call 683-5119 for details. September 18 – Manitowoc County Forage Council Corn Silage Dry Down Day, Country Visions Cooperative. Call 683-4175 for more information. September 24 – Manitowoc County 4-H Dairy Committee […]

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4-Hers Can Spend the Night on a Submarine!

4-Hers Can Spend the Night on a Submarine!

Join Manitowoc County 4-H on a unique overnight adventure aboard the USS COBIA at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on October 3rd & 4th! Experience first-hand a taste of the WWII submarine lifestyle and get a unique look at an important time in America’s past. The program runs from 7:30 PM Friday night (October 3) until […]

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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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4-H Family Fun Night

4-H Family Fun Night

You are invited to Manitowoc County’s 4-H Family Fun Night on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, from 6:30 PM to 8 PM at Manitowoc County Expo! Discover what 4-H has to offer you and your family! There will be lots of hands-on activities and games to play! All youth in grades 5K to 8th grade are […]

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2014 Manitowoc County Forage Council Corn Silage Dry Down Days

Thursday, September 18th from 9 AM – 2 PM at Country Visions Fertilizer Plant, Reedsville, WI (Intersection of Hwy 10 and County Hwy W) * Samples will be analyzed for moisture content using Koster moisture testers. Tuesday, September 30th from 9 AM – 2 PM at Country Visions Cooperative Fertilizer Plant, Reedsville, WI (Intersection of Hwy […]

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NRCS Offers Conservation Practices to Improve Soil Health and Protect Natural Resources

Farmers will want to plan ahead and sign up earl this year for USDA conservation funding. Joe Smedberg and Matt Rataczak for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Calumet and Manitowoc Counties, respectively, announced that farmers interested in the Environmental  Quality incentives Program (EQIP) need to apply by October 3rd, for fundind in […]

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The Master Gardeners are in!

The Master Gardeners are in!

Spring is here and so are the Master Gardener Volunteers! A certified Master Gardener Volunteer is available to help answer questions on general gardening, plant diseases, insect and weed problems, and soil sampling as well as a wealth of other topics. The Plant Clinic will be open April 14 through October 10 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and […]

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Wisconsin Team Forage has moved!

Wisconsin Team Forage has moved!

A new Wisconsin TEAM FORAGE website has been established. All the information on the old site has been migrated in addition to some new stuff (e.g. a topic page for Short Forage Years and one for Forage Videos). There is now an email subscription option for the site if you want updates. It is located in the […]

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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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2013 WISCONSIN CORN HYBRID PERFORMANCE TRIALS

Grain – Silage – Specialty – Organic 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 […]

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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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