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DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

Release Date: November 19, 2018 Media Contacts:Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer, 608-224-5005Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020  Download PDF MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX), is hosting several food safety trainings required for Wisconsin fresh produce growers who must meet federal produce […]

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2019 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

February 1 & 2, 2019 – Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI Register Here – Save $50 if you register before 12/3/18! This producer-initiated conference is built around farmer to farmer skill sharing and attracts experienced growers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and beyond. Over 20 farmer panelists representing small, mid, and large scale operations will cover […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training & Certification

The Training Manual for the Private Pesticide Applicator, 7th Edition can be purchased at the UW-Extension Office in the Shawano County Courthouse, 311 North Main Street, Room 101, Shawano. Cost of the manual is $40, due upon receipt. This cost also includes the book, Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops, 2018. After purchasing your exam, […]

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Welcome to Shawano County!!

KIMBERLY KASSUBE Kimberly is the Agriculture Extension Educator for Shawano County. Previously she worked as dairy nutrition consultant in central Wisconsin. Her Bachelor of Science comes from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Animal Science. She received her Master of Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The area her research there focused on […]

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2019 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

The first announcement for the 2019 Agronomy Update meeting series. The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field […]

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Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies – 2018-2019

2018-2019 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconferences from November 2018 through February 2019 Hear experts discuss current issues of concern to local government officials in Wisconsin–recruiting and retaining talent, nonferrous mining, downtowns, and farm economic trends. Each program is moderated by UW-Extension’s Local Government staff. There will be time for questions. All programs are […]

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Wisconsin Farm Center offers office visits or toll-free help line

The Wisconsin Farm Center serves the state’s farmers and agribusinesses in sustaining and growing Wisconsin’s agricultural economy and rural communities.  The Wisconsin Farm Center is accessible weekdays from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through office visits or a call to a toll-free help line.  Farms calls by appointment.  See the attached link for their website:  […]

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Shawano County UWEX Impact Map

Enjoy this interactive map of the Shawano County UWEX impact on our community. It will show you 4-H Clubs, HCE Clubs and everyone who gets our newsletters.      

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Friends of 4-H – How to help the 4-H Program

Right now we have two ways to help the 4-H Program: You can sign up for the AmazonSmile program by clicking on the logo below:           The second way you can help out the 4-H Program is making a cash/check donation: Your donation check can be made out directly to “Shawano County 4-H […]

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Want to See Your Free Credit Report? UW-Extension Campaign Makes it Easy

‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10’ Registers Hundreds The Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin adults checks their free credit report each year—making Wisconsin the sixth lowest of all the states for people checking their credit reports. The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report: […]

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