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Focus on Forage Webinar Series

Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability. Webinars will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm from January 13th through March 3rd. CCA CEUs will be offered for each webinar. Webinars […]

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New Youth Livestock Programs Offered

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur […]

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Agronomy Update Meeting

The 2020 Agronomy Update Meetings will be virtual this year due to COVID-19. The meetings will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production. CEUs will be offered in Crop Management for Certified Crop Advisers. There is no charge for […]

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HCE Memorial Scholarships

Shirley Richardson Memorial & Outagamie County Home and Community Education Scholarships The Outagamie County Home and Community Education Association (HCE) awards two $750 scholarships annually.  Both scholarships are available to a student who is completing their senior year of high school or a student continuing education on a full-time basis at either a college or […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Outagamie County will be hosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six session program designed to provide family caregivers with the tools to take care of themselves while caring for a loved one. You will benefit from this class whether helping a parent, partner, spouse, adult child, neighbor, or friend. Learn to: Reduce stress Boost self-confidence […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Every year the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension offers Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) certification. You MUST be licensed to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides in the state of Wisconsin. Extension county offices usually offer day long classes and testing during the winter months to accommodate this need. This year, due to the ongoing […]

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Cow College 2021

Cow College meetings and farm tours have been offered as in-person events during prior years. However, due to the pandemic, Cow College 2021 meetings and tours have moved to a virtual format. Tune in on January 13th, 12:00 to 1:00 pm to hear Dr. James Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension, discuss the economics of automated […]

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Heart of the Farm

Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter ‘Coffee Chats’ Series   University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will be starting it’s statewide online ‘Coffee Chats’ Fall/Winter program on Monday November 9th, 2020 at 10:00a.m. and will continue hosting on the 2nd Monday of each month through March 2021 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. […]

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Plant ID and Help

If you have questions about a plant, plant insect or disease contact Kaitlin Bricco, Horticulture Educator, at Kaitlin.bricco@outagamie.org. Because we are working remotely, leaving samples is difficult. The best, and quickest, method of communication is through email. Please Include: Name Contact information Photo of the plant or insect, if possible Any other information that you […]

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