Dawson and Genger awarded SARE Grants

University of Wisconsin specialists receive grants from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE).

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NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

The 2015 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Youth Educator Sustainable Agriculture Grants Call for Proposals

The 2015 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Youth Educator Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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Tour to provide firsthand look at Wisconsin bioenergy projects

August 29 is the deadline to register for this Wisconsin bioenergy tour.

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Biggest Weed contest winners announced

Despite the cool summer, plenty of weeds were entered in the ‘Biggest Weed’ contest sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison Weed Experts at the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

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Soil Sampling Season (on Wisconsin Farms) Is Just Around the Corner

Fall is the ideal time of year to conduct routine soil sampling of your cropland according to Kim Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension’s Nutrient & Pest Management (NPM) Program.

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Beef Quality Assurance/Pasture Walk September 4

University of Wisconsin-Extension Waushara County invites beef producers to a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Training and Pasture Walk on Sept. 4 at the Ken Williams farm located at N3345 Swamp Rd, Wautoma.

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Native pollinators step up

The tiniest pollinators have a global impact. Rachel Mallinger tells us the fate of Wisconsin native bees.

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Poll: More boaters taking steps to prevent aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin

Wisconsin boaters and anglers report complying more often with steps aimed at preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in 2013 than they did in 2009, according to a new statewide survey conducted by researchers at the UW-Madison and UW-Extension in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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Seize the morning with breakfast!

Research shows that breakfast is an integral component of academic success. “There are consistent benefits of eating breakfast every day,” says Amy Korth, family living program specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. “The evidence indicates that children who eat breakfast succeed academically and have fewer behavior and discipline problems.”

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