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2015 Cow College

January 6, 13 and 20 are the dates for the 2015 Cow College at FVTC Regional Center in Clintonville. January 6 (1 pm -3 pm):  Improving Feed Efficiency by Randy Shaver, Victor Cabrera & Francisco Contreras, UW-Madison Extension Dairy Specialists. Learn about current grouping strategies and limitations from a recent survey of more than 400 WI […]

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eParenting High-Tech Kids

Do you ever worry about social media’s role in your teenager’s life? Do the words “tweet”, “hashtag”, and “Vine” confuse you? You’re not alone…many parents aren’t sure how to monitor digital media. Learn more about why adolescents are so “wired” and how it can play a supportive role in development. Navigate the digital world with Waupaca […]

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Master Gardener Training Dates Set for 2015

  Registration is now being accepted for the 2015 UW-Extension Master Gardener Training Program. Classes are scheduled every Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM starting February 10 and then every Tuesday evening thru the end of April. The cost is $75/person and includes all twelve training sessions, as well as the WI Master Gardener training manual […]

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A Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin

On Friday, November 7, 2014 there will be a Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin.  It will be held at the Manawa Masonic Hall in Manawa. Heroin is a growing health and legal concern in our rural communities.  This summit will interest health professionals, judges, law enforcement, prosecutors, community corrections, GAL, social workers, schools, […]

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New App Available

Pricing Wet (HMSC) Corn is a new free app for Android “smart” phones/tablets, including the Nexus7 android tablet available to all UWEX county faculty/staff, Ag Agents, Ag Professionals and Producers. The app is based off a spreadsheet developed by former UW-Extension specialist and educators (Campbell, Key, Frank, Schneider) to help determine an equivalent value for […]

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Would You Give an Hour to Save a Life?

Would you give an hour to save a life? QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is designed for the general public to enhance awareness and teach the warning signs of suicide. There is no cost. Early recognition of the warning signs and knowing the three simple steps saves live There will be a training on Monday, October […]

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Video Series Outlines new Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Law

There is a new video series from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the University of Wisconsin Extension that outline the new Implements of Husbandry (IoH) law. DATCP Communications Director states “These training videos are designed to give farmers and local government officials […]

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Dairy Margin Protection Program

Over 70 people attended the Dairy Margin Protection Program on Wednesday, September 3 at Crystal Falls in New London.  There was a lot of great information presented.  If you would like any of the handouts from the presentation, they are listed here for your reference. FSA DMPP Summary Fact Sheet DMPP Sept 2014 Buying and Selling Corn […]

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“Canning Basics”

September 8th (Monday) Location:  New London Public Library Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Learn the basics of how to can your fall harvest! We will talk about how to select the best produce to ensure a quality product and the equipment you need to start your canning adventures. This class will be taught by Judith Knudsen and […]

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