Students at Dairy Quiz Bowl

Dairy Bowl Workshop-Saturday, October 12

Calling all dairy project members! Want to learn more about Dairy Quiz Bowl and the Junior Holstein Association? Join us on Saturday, October 12, 11 am to 1pm at Extension Fond du Lac County in room AE-205/206 to find out what quiz bowl is and how it works! Pizza, drinks, and fun will be available! […]

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2019 Corn Silage Dry Down Days

Let Whole Plant Moisture Be Your Guide to Harvest Time! The best lactation performance by dairy cows has been shown to occur when corn silage is harvested at 65-70 percent moisture. This range of whole plant moisture also works well for achieving good packing and silage fermentation in horizontal silos. Determining whole plant moisture prior […]

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Dairy Barn Hall of Fame Inductee

Extension Dairy & Livestock Agent Tina Kohlman was recently inducted in to the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Hall of Fame for her 19 years of service to the state fair Jr Dairy Show and her dedication to the dairy youth of Wisconsin. Kohlman began supporting the Jr Dairy Show in 2000, checking cattle at the […]

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Grain Dryer Tune-Up Offering

Dry your grain more energy efficiently Starting August 1, 2019, FOCUS ON ENERGY® will provide $150 per grain dryer tuned up to help you dry your grain more energy efficiently. By tuning up your grain dryer, you could see improved control, less downtime and a return on your investment less than halfway through the drying […]

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WI State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to be used during the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Applicants will be evaluated on involvement and leadership in dairy-related activities, […]

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Spanish Dairy Worker Training

Employee training is essential for every business, including the dairy operation.  As dairy operations grown and become larger to meet the demand of an ever growing population, there is a need to high more skilled labor to conduct the everyday operations on a farm. One of those tasks include feeding the dairy herd. UW-Extension Dairy […]

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The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is Offering $1,000 Scholarships

Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Additional scholarships will be available to high school seniors planning to pursue a dairy-related or food science degree at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities or students studying in a two-year, technical school program related to […]

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4-H Ag/Animal Science Extension Youth Internship

A youth internship is being offered to an individual with experience in 4-H and youth agricultural programs and knowledge of Wisconsin Youth Agricultural activities. A qualified candidate should be self-motivated and have strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills in addition to being detail orientated. The 4-H Ag/Animal Science Intern will work with the supervisor to coordinate […]

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Tractor Safety Training Offered in Dodge County

Register for the Youth Farm Tractor and Equipment Operations Safety Training program. Classroom dates are Saturdays – January 14,  January 21 and January 28. Program includes classroom instruction and a practical test and is held only once a year at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 E. Oak Street, Juneau. Fill out registration form and […]

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Manure Management and Water Quality

This series of maps and images (PDF, 9874 KB) shows: Examples of karts features (like sinkholes) that make surface water and groundwater in Fond du Lac County particularly vulnerable to contamination from field runoff, leaking septic systems, and over-applied lawn and garden chemicals. Regulations and rules that farmers follow when land applying manure, whey, or […]

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