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2020 Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well Being Conference

The Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-being Conference will be held February 21 in conjunction with the Wisconsin Cattleman’s Association Winter Conference at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. It will feature industry-leading professionals addressing animal well-being topics of concern to Wisconsin’s dairy and beef industries. This conference promises to offer exciting opportunities for farmers, […]

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Forage Council Annual Meeting

The Outagamie Forage Council will be conducting the Annual Meeting and Educational Program on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The meeting will be held at Jackson Point Sports Grill and Banquet (N8055 French Rd., Seymour, WI 54165) beginning with registration at 9:30 a.m. and the program beginning promptly at 10:00 a.m. The program will highlight three […]

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Forage Council Scholarship Application Available

Outagamie Forage Council Scholarship Award The Outagamie County Forage Council is proud to sponsor a $500 educational scholarship for a deserving youth entering or already enrolled in post-secondary education in the area of agriculture. The award is designed to recognize outstanding individual accomplishment and achievement. Students completing their senior year of high school who have […]

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Stress Management, Communication to be Focus of Farm Couples Weekend Workshops

Tough economic times in the agricultural sector can take a toll on farm families, with increased stress associated with financial challenges often leading to difficulties communicating and making effective decisions. To help Wisconsin farm couples learn about stress management techniques, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of […]

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Supporting Farmers in Challenging Times Program in Green Bay

Extension Outagamie County is patterning with other local Extension offices to bring an important meeting to Green Bay, Supporting Farmers in Challenging Times.  This meeting will have two sessions, a morning session for agribusiness professionals and agency staff, and an afternoon session for producers and farmers). Morning Session for Agribusiness – 9:00 to 11:30 am […]

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Tax Refund Tips from the IRS

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several factors can affect the timing of a taxpayer’s refund after the IRS receives their tax return. Here are a few things taxpayers should keep in mind if they are waiting on their refund but hear or see on social media that other taxpayers have already received theirs.

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Federal law requires anyone who applies or supervises the application of restricted use pesticides be trained in the proper application. Whether this is a new position or the time has come to renew your certification, Extension Outagamie County is offering two training sessions in 2020.

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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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