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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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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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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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lmpact of Agriculture on Manitowoc County

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 […]

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