Great Space Superior, a holiday pop-up

  Visit Great Space Superior on Facebook. UW-Extension Douglas County is excited to be a partner in this project that we have been working on for a couple of months with the area economic development community. We are excited to announce Great Space Superior, a holiday pop-up market. This is a great opportunity for makers, […]

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Recovering Produce from Flooded Fields and Gardens Resources

Resources are available to help growers and consumers with assessing whether or not they can recover produce from flooded fields and gardens: Food Safety for Flooded Farms https://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/31/food-safety-for-flooded-farms/ Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater (for consumers) https://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/30/guidelines-for-consuming-late-season-produce-exposed-to-floodwater/  

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Douglas County Businesses are Mirroring Demographic Changes

In July, UW-Extension researchers released Slow Churn: Declining Dynamism in America’s Dairyland (Conroy, Chen, Chriestenson, Kures, & Deller). This special report on the Wisconsin economy examined business births and deaths in all 72 Wisconsin counties. Outside of Dane and Eau Claire Counties, the picture for net business growth in Wisconsin is bleak. Most Wisconsin counties […]

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Recovering Flooded Forages and Food Safety Resources for Flooded areas

Recovering Flooded Forages (pdf version available) Source: Team Forages, Prepared by Dan Undersander, Professor Emeritus https://fyi.uwex.edu/forage/recovering-flooded-forages/ Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean (pdf version available) Source: Shawn Conley, UW Soybean Specialist Please click to view information on: Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean Safely Using Flooded Produce (pdf version available) Source: Wisconsin Horticulture: Prepared by Barbara Ingham, […]

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Husky Fire – Listening Session, Draft Report

The first part of the draft report of citizen comments and questions collected at the May 14 community listening session is now posted. The second half of the report with themed and grouped comments will follow, following an internal review and editing. Download the draft report in PDF format by clicking the link below. Husky […]

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Training Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

In April, I had the privilege to be invited to return to Bangladesh to continue work I started in the spring of 2017. In May 2017, I visited Bangladesh on an USAID Farmer-to-Farmer trip to consult with the Department of Youth Development on an entrepreneurship curriculum. This year, I returned to help them implement this […]

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Douglas County Continuity of Operations Planning

UW-Extension has been offering project management and educational services to Douglas County as it updates departmental and county-wide continuity of operations plans (COOP). UW-Extension facilitated a two-part workshop series that provided an active learning environment for departments to learn about the COOP planning process, and begin drafting their departmental plans. Below are the documents used […]

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UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Badger Bonanza Lamb Show ~ April 29, 2018

UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Badger Bonanza Lamb Show Mark your calendar for this year’s Badger Bonanza Lamb Show on Sunday, April 29, 2018! This event will again be a double-header show that will take place at the Arlington Public Events Center (N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI 53911). UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Club annually hosts the […]

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2018 Responding to Horticulture Inquiries

2018 Responding to Horticulture Inquiries Members of the UW‐Extension Horticulture Team will be hosting the annual professional development “Responding to Horticulture Inquiries” at three locations in cooperation with the respective County UW‐Extension offices. The program objectives are to: Acquaint UW‐Extension agents, educators, office staff and Master Gardener Volunteers with information on UW‐Extension diagnostic services, written […]

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