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tile drainage

Tile Drainage on Agricultural Lands

Whether you are considering tiling for the first time, adding to an existing field or experiencing blowouts and other challenges, this workshop will empower you to more fully understand how drainage systems work and how planning ahead is the difference between improving crop yields and an expensive failure. Topics covered include: Drainage water management Locating Older […]

2015 Delegation

4-H Winter Leadership Camp Highlights

Winter Leadership Camp for 6-8 graders was held February 6-8, 2015, at Camp TaPaWingo. Youth from 12 counties across Northeast Wisconsin converged at Camp TaPaWingo to develop their leadership skills while having some winter fun. Sessions included public speaking, teambuilding, identifying your leadership strengths, setting goals, and how to lead fun in 4-H! Winter Leadership […]

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County Fair Judge Training

The 2015 County Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs.  Some of the topics to be covered […]


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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4-H Public Speaking Contest

Manitowoc County 4-H will be holding a county-wide Public Speaking Contest on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc, beginning at 6 pm. The contest is open to all Manitowoc County youth in grades K – 13, or one year post high school, who are members of an organized […]

4-H Dog Project

4-H Dog Project Workshops & Trainings

MANITOWOC COUNTY 4-H DOG WORKSHOPS will be held one SATURDAY MORNING each month at the Manitowoc County Kennel Club, 40 Albert Drive, Manitowoc. TIMES:   9:00 – 9:45 a.m.     OBEDIENCE TRAINING WITH YOUR DOG 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.   AGILITY TRAINING WITH YOUR DOG Fun Programs–To Be Announced 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Kids and dogs are excused; […]

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 […]

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 […]