We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

February 2019 Newsletter

February Cloverlink 2019 Pg 1 Joshua’s Jottings Pg 2 Jr. Livestock January Minutes/District Responsibilities Pg 3 Club News Pg 4 Committees List/Club News Cont. Pg 5 Upcoming Opportunities/30 Years/Hex Sign Pg 6-9 Fur, Fin, & Feather Guidelines Pg 10 Festival of Arts Pg 11 Clover College Pg 12 VIP Training/Horse Project/Feed My Starving Children Pg […]

Read More...

2019 Fur, Fin, & Feather

  MONROE COUNTY 4-H FUR, FIN & FEATHER SHOW Sparta Barney Center 1000 E. Montgomery Street Sparta, WI Pullorum Test Available LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE   COME SEE WHAT 4-H KIDS HAVE TO SHOW! 2019 Fur, Fin, & Feather Flyer Fur, Fin, & Feather Guidelines, Schedule, & Entry Form      To enter or for […]

Read More...

2019 Festival of Arts

  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Sparta’s Meadowview Elementary. Registration begins at 8:30am. Guidelines can be found at: 2019 FOA Full Guidelines If you will not be present with your arts or photos please fill out the appropriate card and attach it to you items. The cards are located here: 2019 FOA Absent Exhibitor Cards Share […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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).  

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...