WI State Fair Performance Lamb Division

This program emphasizes the exhibitor’s ability to select and raise lambs which will be evaluated on rate of gain, visual appraisal and ultra-sound carcass merit. The Performance Lamb Division is non-terminal. Those who wish to exhibit in the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Lamb Division must have their lambs weighed at one of the designated locations. […]

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Day of the Child Celebration – May 4, 2019

DAY OF THE CHILD CELEBRATION Area families and children are invited to attend the Día del Niño / Day of the Child Celebration at Brodhead High School on May 4, 2019 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm sponsored by the MultiCultural Outreach Program. Dia del Niño translates to Day of the Child and is an […]

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2019 WI State Fair County Chaperones

NEW for 2019 Volunteer adults in supervisory roles in the barns at the State Fair must be approved by Wisconsin State Fair and must agree to have criminal background records reviewed and receive training in multiple child protection areas to prepare them for supervision responsibilities. As in past years, Junior Show exhibitors must be a […]

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2019 Lafayette County Tractor Safety

The 2019 Tractor Safety Schedule is now available.  We will take reservations for the course until March 15, 2019.  Please use the link below to view the class informational sheet and to find the registration form.  For questions, please call the Extension office at (608) 776-4820.  Thanks!  We must have at least 10 participants to […]

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Women’s Seminar – Becoming your BEST SELF

Compeer Financial is hosting a Women’s Seminar “Becoming your BEST SELF at home and on the farm”. The brochure link (below) has more information and registration details.  There are several dates to choose from, in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Highlights include:  *working with multiple generation *stress management *living with purpose and passion Compeer Financial_Womens Seminar_Invite_2019

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2019 Dairy Wellbeing Conference

 UW Extension is pleased to provide world-class speakers on animal well-being to dairy producers right here in Wisconsin. Since 2010, the Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference has drawn over 1,500 attendees. Our focus on animal well-being, health, and handling has proven to be a valuable asset to producers and processors alike. The 2019 Wisconsin […]

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Hemp for CBD Oil Production in Wisconsin

UW-Extension will be offering an Industrial Hemp Meeting to increase knowledge, share experiences, and build industry connections related to Hemp for CBD oil production in Wisconsin.  What are the legal guidelines?  What are the basic agronomic considerations for growing Hemp?  How does an interested farmer get started?  What are the available markets for the crop? […]

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Super 4-H Saturday – March 30th

4-H Members. . . we are very excited to share the new date with you for the Super 4-H Saturday at  UW-Platteville College Farm. We are teaming with Grant County 4-H youth and leaders for this event.  Please see the schedule below – and make sure you sign up through 4-H Online to attend.  If […]

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