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Pesticide Applicator Training Information

There are some important changes to the Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) program for 2023. The first change is that the training manuals will NOT be sold out of the Extension Office as in previous years. Training manuals cost $40 and must be purchased online through the UW PAT store here: Pesticide Applicator Training (wisc.edu). We […]

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2023 Cattle Feeders Workshop

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension will be hosting a Cattle Feeders Workshop Series slated for February 15th, 2023. The Annual UW Extension Cattle Feeders Workshop contains information for beef and dairy cattle feeders/finishers, and related allied industries.  Attending the workshop will also earn people who are BQA certified one continuing education credit towards their […]

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2023 CAFO Annual Update

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension, in collaboration with the Wisconsin DNR, is hosting six sessions for how to stay in compliance with your permit for the CAFO Annual Updates. This is an update meeting for WPEDES permitted CAFO owners & managers, nutrient management plan writers, engineers, agency staff and consultants.  To register please visit:  […]

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Wise Wisconsin Series Coming in February

UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Winter Series. Extension Faculty, staff and partners from around the state will host sessions on topics that will help you increase joy and satisfaction in your life, provide you with new skills and resources, and help you connect with others during the cold, snowy winter […]

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Cultivating Your Farm’s Future

To help Wisconsin farm families start their succession planning process, Wisconsin Extension has developed an interactive program: Cultivating Your Farm’s Future. This program will provide tools and resources for producers who want to begin the succession planning process. The program will explore the three-step process of planning your business succession: You will be prepared to […]

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Small Ruminant Webinar Series

The Small Ruminant webinar series, hosted by the UW-Madison Division of Extension, provides a research-driven view of popular sheep production issues that connect sheep and goat producers around the state. This series also connects producers to useful tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade & tips from the field. Join this monthly webinar via Zoom […]

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Badger Dairy Insight Webinar Series

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Division of Extension’s Dairy Program on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm CST for the Badger Dairy Insight webinar series. We are featuring your local Extension Dairy Program Educators and UW Specialists as they present on current dairy topics. Take the opportunity to learn from and discuss with experts […]

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Extension Hosting USDA Dairy Margin Coverage Program Update

The USDA began accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program October 17, 2022, for enrollment in 2023.  The DMC program is designed as a risk management program, offering protection between the milk price received and the average feed price for a farm.  This program is replacing the Dairy Margin Protection Program.  The deadline […]

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On-Farm Cow-Calf Workshop – November 16th

Cattle handling facilities and herd health topics will be the focus of upcoming regional UW-Madison Division of Extension On-Farm Cow-Calf Workshops. The on-farm workshops will include a tour and discussion of the host farm’s cattle handling/ working facilities, discussions and presentations about herd health and preconditioning, and upcoming changes to purchasing antibiotics. The workshops should […]

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Aging Mastery Program to Begin October 20th

“Aging Mastery Program” helps older adults improve their well-being on 10 different topics, including exercise, sleep, healthy eating & hydration, finances, relationships, and more.  Bridget from Extension in Green & Lafayette Counties and Ruth from Extension Iowa County will facilitate this series on Mondays & Thursdays, October 20-November 21 from 10:30-noon via Zoom.  To register, contact […]

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