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Click here to register your performances: https://goo.gl/forms/bgYFX68tvt0DeJge2 These are the 2017 Festival Of Arts Guidlines You do not need to preregister Arts and Crafts, Photographs, or Marketing Items. If you have questions give us a call. 608-269-8722 or email joshua.goede@ces.uwex.edu

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2017 Fur, Fin, & Feather

27th ANNUAL MONROE COUNTY 4-H FUR, FIN & FEATHER SHOW  APRIL 1st, 2017 9:00 a.m. Sparta Barney Center 1000 E. Montgomery Street Sparta, WI Pullorum Test Available LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE   COME SEE WHAT 4-H KIDS HAVE TO SHOW!    Fur, Fin & Feather 2017 flyer 2017 Fur, Fin, & Feather Guidelines and Schedule  […]

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UW Extension Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop Scheduled for March 11 near Tomah

Pruning fruit trees for long term success and production is an important, but often overlooked management practice for successfully growing your own fruit. UW Extension will be holding a fruit tree pruning workshop on March 11 at the Rod Sherwood residence located at 25786 Hockey Ave, Tomah, WI.  The Sherwoods have a number of fruit […]

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UW Extension Cattle Feeders Workshop Series to be held at Sparta Feb 23rd.

How Fed Cattle Traits Influence Buyer Interest, Nutrition from Weaning to Finish and Market Outlook and Factors Influencing Price Discover will be featured at the workshop scheduled for Thursday evening, February 23rd ,at Jakes Northwoods in Sparta. Rod Kundtsen, manager of the  Equity sale barn at Sparta will lead a discussion on traits that buyers […]

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UW Crop Management Workshop Slated for February 16th.

UW Extension will be hosting a workshop focusing on Crop Management During in Low Margin Years on February 16 at Jakes Northwoods, Sparta.  The workshop will provide farmers current information they can use to make informed decisions on crop management when dealing with the current low margin economics conditions. Topics and presenter are: Fundamental Soil […]

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What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2016?

One of the challenges in coming up with a value for standing hay is the lack of daily commodity market pricing like corn and soybeans. Another challenge this year is the significant drop in hay price, in some cases almost half of what it was going for just a few years ago. So the price […]

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Herbicide Performance Information

Looking for some unbiased herbicide performance for planning for the 2016 crop year? The University of Minnesota Applied Weed Science group has the results of their research trials at the following web site. University of Minnesota Applied Weed Science Research Reports The reports provide trial results from their work evaluating different herbicide programs and packages […]

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Medicare, Medicaid mark 50th anniversary

July 30th marked the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, health insurance programs that provide coverage to nearly 1.2 million Wisconsinites. By providing coverage options for the elderly, blind, disabled, children and low-income residents since 1965, Medicaid and Medicare programs have contributed to a decline in the uninsured rate. With the full implementation of the Affordable Care […]

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Physical Activity Benefits, Consequences, and Recommendations

Physical activity through the lifespan is critically important to your health and well-being. Physical activity can have numerous benefits including weight control, reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, reduced risk for diabetes and metabolic syndrome, reduced risk of certain cancers, increased strength of bones and muscles, improved mental health and mood, improved ability to perform Activities of […]

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Cost of Raising Heifers 2013 ICPA Report now Available

The cost of raising dairy replacement calves and heifers is the second largest cost on Wisconsin dairy farms in the production of milk.  Calculating the costs associated with raising dairy calves and heifers is an essential part of dairy business management.  To augment individual dairy calf and heifer cost of production analysis, the dairy industry […]

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