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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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Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals

Join us on Friday, May 2, 2014  from 9:15 am to 2:30 pm at Liberty Hall in Kimberly for the 2014 Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals. Registration fee is $35 per person and due by April 25th. This event is sponsored by the Northeast Wisconsin county UW-Extension offices. For more information, contact Alan Linnebur, […]

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4-H PROJECT CENTRAL

4-H PROJECT CENTRAL

GLASS ETCHING & KNITTING WORKSHOPS Saturday, April 5, 2014 ECO-BOT & INFINITY SCARF WORKSHOPS Thursday, April 10, 2014  RECYCLING & PAPER CRAFT WORKSHOPS Saturday, April 26, 2014  All Workshops To Be Held At The Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GLASS ETCHING WORKSHOP, Taught by Sandy Swetlik, SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 10:00 am—Noon, […]

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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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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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2014 Pinewood Derby Greased Lightning Club Awards

2014 Pinewood Derby Greased Lightning Club Awards

Greased Lightning Club awards are based on the average time of all club members that race. Times over 11 seconds are dropped (these are cars that could not cross the finish line unassisted). The club with the fastest average time this year is Meeme Busy Badgers! Congrats to those speedy Meeme racers!   PLACING CLUB […]

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2014 4-H Talent Show Results

2014 4-H Talent Show Results

Sunday, March 30th, the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance at Silver Lake College was filled with performers and spectators for the 2014 4-H Talent Show. Over 70 youth performed in group and individual acts that included skits, dance, vocals, and musical instruments. This was our largest talent show in over 18 years! Congratulations […]

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4-H Pinewood Derby Results

4-H Pinewood Derby Results

Go to our Facebook page “Manitowoc County 4-H” and see photos of all the winners and their awesome pinewood derby cars! There were 157 cars filling the Manitowoc County Expo on Tuesday, March 25 and they were all ready to race to the finish line at the 4th Annual 4-H Pinewood Derby. Speeds topped 225 […]

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Spring Swine Weigh-ins Banned; Terminal Shows Recommended

 MADISON – In an effort to protect Wisconsin’s pork industry from the spread of a deadly, communicable virus among pigs, Dr. Paul McGraw, state veterinarian at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is issuing a ban on the usual spring weigh-ins of pigs in preparation for Wisconsin’s many county fairs. Dr. […]

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv)

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv)

Due to the recent spread of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), there will NOT be a spring weigh-in.  Please refer to this press release for more information on the virus and the ban see Swine PEDv.   It is also recommended by the State of WI that this year’s hog show be terminal. This means […]

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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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Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair

Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair

The Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair program will be accepting applications through May 1st to become the next Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair. The Fairest of the Fair is eligible for a continuing education scholarship of $1,500. Applications are available at Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair. Scroll down the page to the […]

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Spring Camp at Camp TaPaWingo

Spring Camp at Camp TaPaWingo

Youth ages 7-14 are invited to explore the wonders of the outdoors around us and stimulate their creative powers of imagination at Spring Camp, March 28-30th. Learn how to make maple syrup, discover interesting things about dirt, and use your senses to explore the outdoors. Youth will also participate in fun activities including archery, Chuck […]

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4-H Public Speaking Event Results

4-H Public Speaking Event Results

There was a lot of talking going on at UW-Manitowoc on January 9th during the annual 4-H Public Speaking Event! Sixteen youth gave 21 presentations during the evening with a variety of interesting topics! Congratulations to all our winners!Below are the results: Senior Original Speech Name Placing Club Title of Presentation Ana Konopacki 1st & […]

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