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Beans & Bull: Virtual Sessions – On-Farm Technologies

University of WI, Madison would like to invite you to attend the next Beans & Bull Virtual Session: On-Farm Technologies February 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registration link: https://badgerbean.com/event/beans-bull-farm-technologies/ Topics: Get Your Planting Right! Planter Technology for Optimizing Seeding: Brian Luck: Planter technology is evolving and control of the machine has changed from […]

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NCAT: Armed to Farm Virtual Training

Apply Now for Virtual Armed to Farm The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is now offering a virtual version of its popular sustainable agriculture training program for military veterans. NCAT is moving the training online to make it accessible during COVID-19 restrictions. Veterans who want to attend the Virtual Armed to Farm training, which […]

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Small Grains Virtual Meeting

Join Extension, UW-Madison speakers, Jerry Clark, Carl Duley and additional speakers for a forum highlighting Local Markets, Research in Western Wisconsin and Production Basics

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How is COVID-19 impacting your business?

The University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-Madison Want to Hear From You
Thank you for participating in the December AURI Connects: Webinar Wednesday on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Minnesota’s Food and Ag Supply Chain.

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ARMED TO FARM – SUSTAINABLE AG TRAINING FOR MILITARY VETERANS

Farmers and ranchers are looking for reliable information on sustainable and organic agriculture, on how to get started in farming, on how to qualify for government programs that reward land stewardship and resource conservation, and on how to pursue such profitable niche markets as organic meats and grains or agriculture tourism.

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4-H Food Pantry Scavenger Hunt

Join 4-H Clubs in Crawford, LaCrosse, Monroe, Richland, and Vernon Counties to collect goods for your local food pantry. Clubs that particpate will collect items from a list provided by the 4-H Educators. Clubs will tally points from each item collected and turn in points to your local 4-H Educator.

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SICK WITH THE FLU-KNOW WHAT TO DO

Influenza (or flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. Most people with flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with others except to get medical care.

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SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FARMERS…APPLICATION CLOSES JANUARY 20

Scholarships are available for farmers to attend the Growing Stronger Collaborative Conference on Organic and Sustainable Farming, Feb. 22-27, 2021. This 5-in-1 virtual event combines the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, GrassWorks Grazing Conference, OGRAIN Organic Grain Conference, Midwest Organic Pork Conference, and Organic Vegetable Production Conference. It features more than 60 workshops covering all aspects […]

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Driftless Region Beef Conference

With nearly 3.8 million head of beef cattle in three Midwest states, university extension services in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin are teaming up to offer the Driftless Region Beef Conference. The annual event will be held January 26-28, 2021, with webinars each evening.

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Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program Virtual Learning 2021

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT)

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be giving certification extensions for those certifications that have expired.

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FREE Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to sings of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

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AGRONOMY UPDATE – VIRTUAL MEETINGS

The meetings will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production. Register by January 3

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Enrollment Begins for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs for 2021

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 – Agricultural producers can now make elections and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2021 crop year. The signup period opened Tuesday, Oct. 13. These key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety-net programs help producers weather fluctuations in either revenue or price for certain crops, and more than $5 billion in payments are in the process of going out to producers who signed up for the 2019 crop year.

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GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDCARE NEEDS

Are you looking for ways to face challenges you may be facing this fall as K-12 students attend school virtually and as childcare providers close or reduce numbers? If so, this Guidance for Parents With Childcare Needs may be an extremely helpful tool for you to access.

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4-H Cake Pans

4-H Cake Pans Do you want to particapte in the the Cake Decorating Challenge and don’t have a pan? Do not worry, Crawford County 4-H has over 100 cake pans for you to choose from. To view the pans check out this gallery or call the Extension Crawford County office at 326-0224 to view the […]

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