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Outagamie Forage Council Summer Field Day

Join us Thursday, August 31 from noon to 3:30 pm for the Outagamie County Forage Council Summer Field Day! Field Demonstrations will be the focus of the event which is open to the public.  We hope you are able to join us what is sure to be an informative hands-on day in the field

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NRCS Announces funding opportunities for Landowners & Agricultural Producers under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Farmers and forest land owners interested in EQIP funding must apply by October 20, 2017, for funding in 2018. Applications are now being taken at all USDA Service Centers in Wisconsin. EQIP is the primary program available to farmers for farm and woodland conservation work, offering payments for over 110 basic conservation practices.  All eligible […]

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Fourth Annual Meet Processing Contest

On October 19 and 26 of 2017, Outagamie County will have its fourth annual meat processing contest. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and participate in making and packaging brats. All 4-H youth (no Cloverbuds) and FFA youth are eligible to participate. Youth do not need to have any prior experience with livestock. This will count […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

By: Barbara Ingham and Steve Ingham, UW-Food Science After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two. How concerned gardeners have to be about using garden produce after a flood depends, to a large degree, on how “clean” the flood water […]

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Outagamie County to Host Summer Beef Meeting

The UW-Extension Beef and Livestock Teams will be presenting the summer beef meeting August 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm, hosted by the Oneida Nation Farms.     The meeting is for: • Registered stock producers • Commercial cow/calf producers • Small hobby farm breed producers • Ag professionals • Educators The meeting will include dinner, […]

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Outagamie County 4-H Competes at Area Animal Science Days

Congratulations to Outagamie County 4-H youth who placed in the Top Ten at the 2017 Area Animal Science Days judging competition!  This event was held June 21 at the Central Wisconsin State Fair Grounds in Marshfield, Wisconsin.   Also, congratulations to all the team members who contributed their fine judging skills which helped place their team […]

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Wisconsin Hosts the 2017 North American Manure Expo: August 22 & 23

If you are interested in the latest equipment and technology for professional manure management, plan to attend the 2017 North American Manure Expo on August 22 and 23, 2017. Wisconsin hosts the Expo this year and it will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station. The 2017 North American Manure Expo […]

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Rent Smart Program Sets the Stage for Renters’ Success

UW-Extension educational initiative helps new and high-risk tenants navigate rental process. To help people gain a better understanding of how to acquire and keep housing, the University of Wisconsin-Extension has developed Rent Smart—an educational program aimed at helping those with little to no rental experience, or who have had trouble obtaining rental housing, get started on the right path.

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