Help Stop CWD In Monroe County

As a hunter, you can help stop CWD by getting your deer tested and properly dispose of the carcass. Below are the places of businesses who are collecting carcasses or doing CWD sampling in Monroe County.

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Community Gardens: How to Plan for Success

Are you or your organization starting or maintaining a community garden (such as gardens for school, youth, food pantries, rental plots, etc.)? Join us for this free online webinar to learn how you should plan for your community garden before a shovel hits the dirt. In this webinar we will: Provide a planning checklist for […]

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Late Season Lawn Care Webinar

Join us for a webinar on Monday, August 23rd from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to discuss late season lawn care with Doug Soldat, UW-Madison Turfgrass & Urban Soil Specialist.  During this online talk we will: explore grass selection and ecology discuss aeration, overseeding, and renovation touch on weed control, fertilization, and mowing at this critical […]

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Industrial Hemp Field Days

The UW-Madison Extension Offices of Buffalo, Chippewa and Monroe Counties will host Industrial Hemp Field Days at three locations in western Wisconsin. The dates are August 17, 18, and 25, 2021. The field days will provide information on research projects and results conducted in western Wisconsin. Research and project partners include The HoChunk Nation, Sustainable […]

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Beef Quality Assurance Training

There will be an in-person Beef Quality Assurance Training on September 9, 2021, at the American Legion in Sparta, 1116 Angelo Road.  Check-in at 5:00 p.m., starts at 5:30 p.m., ends by 8:30 p.m. RSVP REQUIRED Seven (7) days before the meeting date as attendance is based on location capacity and any COVID guidelines in place […]

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Building Knowledge About Wisconsin’s Cover Crops: A Data Collection Project

BUILDING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT WISCONSIN’S COVER CROPS: A DATA COLLECTION PROJECT UW-Madison researchers are continuing and expand a project that started in 2020 to help advance cover crop use in Wisconsin. They are looking for farmers to share information about the use of cover crops on their farms.  Participants fill out a very simple survey and […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture “Coffee Chats”

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday July 12th at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through August 2021 and again from November 2021-March 2022. The […]

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2021 UW Cover Crop Plot Tour

A group of farmers from southern Wisconsin recently asked whether they could visit our cover crop research plots at Arlington Agricultural Research Station; our answer was: “absolutely; and why not partner up with other UW Extension colleagues and also invite our clientele from other parts of the state?!” Event Description: Join us on July 01 from 1:00 p.m. […]

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Insect Pest Management in Small Gardens

Do you have raised bed gardens, plants in containers, or a small community garden plot? Have you also dealt with insects and want to know how to reduce their damage? If so, this talk is for you. This webinar will discuss a variety of different approaches to manage insect pests in small garden settings. This […]

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How do Pesticides Affect Pollinators and Songbirds in Your Yard?

Maybe you’ve heard news stories about declines in pollinators and songbirds. On Tuesday, June 1st from Noon to 1 p.m., we’ll take a look at what research studies have found about how pesticides affect pollinators and songbirds, and then check out examples of what people have done to help in their yards and communities. Presenter: […]

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