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4-H eCloverlink – Weekly Updates IMPORTANT INFORMATION

March 31, 2020 Hello Monroe County 4-H,  I hope you were able to get out yesterday. A beautiful day like yesterday shows there is still hope. I feel we have turned a corner. We are not canceling anymore, we are building new opportunities and continuing to work forward on summer plans. PROJECT DEADLINE: April 1, […]

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Considerations for Landspreading Milk

Some Wisconsin dairy farms have been asked by their processors to withhold delivery of milk, resulting in the need for milk or milk/manure mixtures to be applied to cropland. The “Considerations for Landspreading Milk” webinar hosted in collaboration with UW-Madison College of Argriculture & Life Sciences, UW-Madison Extension, and UW Nutrient & Pest Management Program […]

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Burning Permit Restrictions Effective March 27, 2020

Effective March 27, 2020, all DNR burning permits are suspended until further notice.  NO burning debris piles in barrels, on the ground, grass or wooded areas. Small campfires for warming or cooking are ok, but, strongly discouraged; burning debris in a campfire ring is NOT considered a campfire. Please refer to Burning Permit Restrictions WildfiresCOVID-19 […]

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Free Options for Medication Safety

Not all medication drop boxes are accessible to the public at this time, and with the amount of children at home right now being exceptionally high, the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition and Couleecap are partnering to allow for medication to be locked up safely or disposed of properly.  The Food Pantry at Couleecap in […]

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General Leaders Spring Training Session

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED 🙁 It will be held on Saturday, April 25th at 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Monroe County Assembly Room, 112 S Court Street in Sparta. One leader is encouraged to attend. The leader can be a high school leader or an adult. It does not have to be the […]

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Monroe County Farm Progress Days Scholarship Application

Monroe County Farm Progress Days Scholarship Application   Eligibility Must be a high school senior living in Monroe County or have lived in Monroe County at the time of graduation from high school. Must be enrolled in a post high school agricultural short course or vocational-technical college program that will not result in a baccalaureate […]

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Festival of Arts 2020

  March 16, 2020 UPDATE:  Monroe County Festival of Arts is postponed to May 16, 2020. The schedule will remain the same. If the new date does not allow you to perform, we understand. Please let us know your cancelation. We will keep the entries, so you do not have to re-enroll.

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Western Wisconsin Beef Producers Scholarship Application

Western Wisconsin Beef Producers Scholarship Application   This scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior attending or planning to attend a College, Vocational School, Technical School, Agriculture Short Course, or any other institution of higher learning. The applicant must be a (or have an immediate family member that is a) member in good […]

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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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