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Upcoming Workshops

Register today for the new 2014 Whole Farm Workshops at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute!

2014 WFWJoin Michael Fields Agriculture Institute in East Troy for another season of great Whole Farm Workshops. Topics covered: Soils 101, Cover Crops, Raising Chickens, Fruit Trees, Managing Weeds for Vegetable Production, Organic Certification, Agricultural Business Fundamentals, Bee Keeping, Season Extension, Pest Management, Tractor Safety, Seed Savings, Grant Writing and more! For a complete list of workshops, visit http://www.michaelfields.org/.

Check Badgerland Financial to see if you qualify for a grant to cover the workshops fees. Rules and regulations can be found at badgerlandfinancial.com under the tab “Beginning and Young Farmers”. CRAFT and Fairshare members get a discount on all classes and workshops.

We are looking forward to celebrating our 30 year anniversary with you and to supporting your farming operations in the future. Thank you for helping us make our education programs stronger each year!

Farmer’s Market

Walworth County Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, June  – October
Veterans Memorial Park (Elkhorn Government Center Square)

Leasing and Farm Resources

pdf 2013 Cash Rental Rates in Walworth County

pdf 2010 USDA Custom Rate Guide

Supporting Materials:

Resources

2013 Sheep and Wool Festival

 “What’s In Your Pasture” PowerPoint Presentation

Equine Pasture Management

horse pasture

pdf Horse Pasture Species Selection
pdf Buying Horse Hay
pdf Guide to Toxic Plants

Animal Science Webinars

Fair Animal Health Regulations

pdf 02.14.13 Fair Flu Recommendations
pdf Fair Rules 2013
pdf Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) Merck WW UW-Extension

Cohabitation Problems?

raccoon

Check out the new Extension website dedicated to managing problems posed by sharing our properties with our wildlife neighbors. http://wildlifedamage.uwex.edu

Other Helpful Agricultural Links

Staff

Peg Reedy
Agriculture Educator
Phone: 262-741-4961
Fax: 262-741-4955
peg.reedy@ces.uwex.edu

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