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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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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SHORELAND RESTORATION & RAIN GARDENS

NOTICE DATE: 9/1/18 TO: WATERFRONT PROPERTY OWNERS FROM: SCOTT FRANK – SHAWANO COUNTY CONSERVATIONIST SUBJECT: FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SHORELAND RESTORATION & RAIN GARDENS Careful use of land surrounding our lakes and streams is essential to protect one of Shawano County’s greatest assets – clean water. Good water quality is also necessary for many wildlife species […]

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2018 SOIL, WATER AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT MEETING

The Department of Soil Science, in conjunction with University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension, will conduct a Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meeting at The Main Event, 206 N Lemke St, Cecil, WI on December 5th, 2018. The meeting will begin at 10:00 am and end at 3:00 pm. The $45 registration fee includes lunch at noon. […]

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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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Dairy Marketing Tools

Recently UW-Extension Dairy Economist Brian Gould developed a web-based tool to forecast on-farm milk prices. In Hoard’s Dairyman August 10, 2018 article Model helps predict on-farm milk prices, Gould discusses  how the Milk Price Forecaster works to generate estimated of a specific mailbox price.  See attached link for further information: https://dairy.aae.wisc.edu/dairy-marketing-tools/

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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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Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2017

Just in time for the 2018 cropping season, an updated Custom Rate Survey of the cost for common farming operations is available from the USDA:  Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2017

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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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