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Handling Flooded and Lodged Corn at Silage and Grain Harvest

Link to fact sheet with additional recommendations for flooded corn where water was over the ear Rain events during August produced localized flooding affecting numerous corn fields. Recent high winds combined with saturated soils have resulted in lodged corn. All this is occurring at the dent growth stage (R5) as we head into corn silage […]

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Agricultural & Horticultural Flooding Resources

Over the past few days, we have received a substantial amount of rain that has caused flooding of roadways, fields, gardens, and homes. As we clean-up, and assess damage, it is important for producers to think about contamination of their produce and crops. Remember, with flood waters, it is more than washed away soil. The […]

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STEPS Challenge Finishers!

Congratulations to all the teams for partaking in the STEPS Challenge! The following teams FINISHED the challenge by walking all the way from Monroe County, WI to Monroe County, NY and BACK!! Alive at Five Holy Walkamolies Monroe County Milers Pam’s Peeps Sweet Steps The Sole of Monroe Wine & Wisdom Congratulations to Pam Pipkin […]

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e-CloverLink Digest

e-Cloverlink 1st Week of April, 2018 Gardening Workshop: There is a Terrarium/Dish Garden workshop scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018 10 am – Noon Where: Sparta Floral, 636 E Montgomery St, Sparta What: Sparta Floral will help our 4-Hers create a Terrarium or Dish Garden.  Starting with an empty dish or tank that you bring […]

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2017 Wisconsin Custom Farm Rate Survey Now Available

An updated Wisconsin Custom Rate Survey of the cost for common farming operations is available from USDA-NASS:  2017 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide The data were collected last fall. For most operations, the cost has increased 1% to 3.5% since the 2013 survey (the last one done).  

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4-H Photos For All

Monroe County 4-H is going to create a public photo album.These photos can be used to promote Monroe County 4-H on social media and new releases. They can also be in club brochures or member record books. The link to the folder is: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NYOP5GhRdWqpBLGKlSywwomyflBkqp0M?usp=sharing . These photos will respect wishes of the parents expressed in 4-H Online […]

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Sept./Oct. 2018 Cloverlink

The Sept./Oct. 2018 Cloverlink is here. Cloverlink Sept./Oct. 2018 Cloverlink Contents Pg 1      Joshua’s  Jottings Pg 2      Calendar/District Responsibilities Pg 3       Club News Pg 4       Committees List/Club News Cont. Pg 5       SPIN Club Information/Volunteer Process Pg 6       Record Book Info/Cloverbud Corner Pg 7       Project Info/Enrollment Info: wi.4honline.com Pg 8       Horse Project Tack and Craft […]

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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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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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