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StrongBodies, Walk with Ease, and Stronger Together Programs

UW Extension-Monroe County has three exercise programs starting this Fall! See the flyers below for more information. Call the UW Extension office to register!   StrongBodies Stronger Together       Walk with Ease   Call the Extension office at 608-269-8722 for more information or to register for any of the programs.

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Low-Cost Exercise Classes

UW Extension offers a variety of low-cost exercise programs for many different ability levels! Check out the flyer below for a brief description of each, then click the links below to get a more in-depth look! Click here to learn more about the STRONGBODIES program! Click here to learn more about the Walk with Ease […]

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e-CloverLink Digest

e-Cloverlink Fair Food Stand There is a table at the end of this E-Cloverlink that shows each club’s percentage of the total county 4-H Program. The grid also shows the number of each kind of shift the club is responsible to fill based on that percentage. Each number is one person working one shift               A […]

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Tractor and Machinery Safety Class Scheduled for June 19-21

The Tractor Safety and Certification Course will be held on June 19- 21, 2017 at the Barney Center, 1000 E. Montgomery St., Sparta.  The course is taught by UW Extension Agents, Tomah, Brookwood, and Sparta Ag Teachers, with presentations/ demonstrations by Sparta Area Fire Department, and Law Enforcement.  The course will run from 8:00 a.m. […]

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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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