Focus on Forage Webinar Series Offered in February & March

Focus on Forage is a FREE, 4-part webinar series being offered by UW-Madison, Division of Extension.  Each session in the series will highlight research-based information and on-farm strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin.  The series is presented live every other Wednesday in February and March, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Each […]

Outagamie Forage Council and Midwest Forage Association 2023 Annual Meeting

The Outagamie County Forage Council and Midwest Forage Association 2023 Annual Meeting and Educational Program Thursday, February 9 | 9:30 am Registration, 10 am Meeting Buzz’s Pub/Grill W2116 County Rd S, Freedom What our Alfalfa Fields are Telling us About Crop Potassium Nutrition John Jones, UW-Madison Soil Science Analyzing the Economics of Traditional & Alternative/Winter […]

Outagamie 4-H Seeks Program Intern

Outagamie County 4-H is currently looking to hire a program intern for early spring. Hours are flexible. The experience is amazing and will shine on future applications. This is a limited Term Employment position that will provide support for the 4-H program in Outagamie County under the supervision and direction of the 4-H Program Educator. […]

HCE Announces 2023 Scholarship

Shirley Richardson Memorial & Outagamie County Home and Community Education 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 technical […]

Advice to Apply for College from UW-Madison’s Office of Admissions

From UW-Madison Division of Extension:  At UW Madison we consistently see that some of our best and brightest students come from youth organizations like 4-H. We are excited to be partnering with Wisconsin’s 4-H programs to give some advice for applying to colleges (and hopefully UW-Madison) this fall. Continue reading to get all the advice!

DATCP Lifts State Order Prohibiting Poultry at Live Events

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announces that the statewide order prohibiting movement of poultry to all live events has been lifted. The order had been in effect since May to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Wisconsin. While poultry is now permitted at live events, DATCP […]

Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2022

Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County Determining a “fair” market value for standing alfalfa during the 2022 growing season may be a challenge considering the highly favorable market conditions for corn and soybeans. Opportunity cost can be defined as the loss of a (potential) gain from other possible […]

Financial Planning Resources

Are you experiencing “more month than money?”  Rising costs have challenged our spending habits and it might be time to look to make some adjustments.  Read on for some ideas. Keeping Up When Money is Tight Power Point Coping with Rising Costs PDF

Community Gardens Fox Valley-Oshkosh Area

UW-Madison Division of Extension for Outagamie and Winnebago counties are collecting information and are mapping out community gardens in the greater Fox Valley-Oshkosh area. This is the ever-growing map of gardens available to the public, with the purpose of providing a public directory so that residents more easily can find garden space. However, Extension is […]

Outagamie County Caregiver Chat Schedule

The Outagamie County Caregiver Association is pleased to announce the line up for Caregiver Chats! Caregiver Chats are designed to provide a place to openly share and discuss what’s happening in your life as a caregiver. Join us each month for insightful conversations around caregiving challenges, discover helpful resources, and gain encouragement from professionals and […]

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