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Countdown to Thanksgiving

Our friends at the USDA created this great resource for helping you prepare for the big day. It includes how to figure out what size turkey you need, thawing instructions, preparations and contact information if you need help along the way! Download the PDF below, and we suggest sticking it on your fridge for easy […]

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Sorghum-Sudangrass and Frost

When livestock ingest plant regrowth following a frost or drought, they are most susceptible as this represents the highest risk for poisoning to occur. Death can occur quickly as prussic acid is very fast acting. So, what can you do?

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Sixth Annual Badger Swine Symposium to be Hosted at UW-Platteville

Wisconsin may be known as the dairy state, but ties to swine production in Wisconsin run deep.  Historically, immigrant populations demanded pork for the manufacture of sausage and other products, leading to as much as 80% of all Wisconsin farms having pigs on the farm in the early twentieth century.  Pig farming looks different today […]

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Taking Care of You Facilitator Training

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflections, and activities. […]

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DATCP, DWD Connect the Dots With Job Training for Wisconsin Farmers

On September 19, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary-designee Caleb Frostman addressed a meeting of the Board of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). During the meeting, Frostman announced that DATCP and DWD have revived joint efforts to assist farmers in need of job training. “Wisconsin farmers contribute greatly to […]

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Fit Oshkosh Call for Black Entrepreneurs

Fit Oshkosh, Inc., an organization dedicated to improving racial equality and building a welcoming and inclusive community, is seeking Black entrepreneurs from Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Outagamie, and Brown Counties to participate in a study of their experiences in starting or running their business in Wisconsin. According to Rajon Hall, who is conducting the interviews […]

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