Pollinator Week Programming from Extension Horticulture

Join Extension for this free online program on how to control insect pests in your backyard while also protecting pollinators! This presentation covers the fundamentals of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), understanding pesticide labels, knowing the difference between systemic and contact pesticides, and toxicity levels of common products or ingredients for pollinators. There is no cost […]

Managing Pests

Pest Education in the areas of: Non-chemical Pest Control Options; Plant Health & Disease Management; Holistic Management April 11th, 2024 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Stanton Town Hall, Deer Park, WI

Manure 101 Training

This 3-hour session is designed for for-hire manure applicators and farmers who apply their own manure, providing updated information on manure gas safety, pressure safety, regulations, setbacks, spill prevention/response and nutrient management plan implementation.

Upcoming Gardening Online Programs

UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering FREE educational online programs to help you be more successful in your own yards, gardens, containers – anywhere you grow plants!  Our next series, Houseplant Myth Busters, Tool Ideas and Succulent Spotlight, starts soon. Registration is required for each program. Participants can attend only one or all […]

Upcoming Gardening Online Programs

UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering FREE educational online programs to help you be more successful in your own yards, gardens, containers – anywhere you grow plants!  Our next series, Digging Deeper, starts soon. Registration is required for each program. Participants can attend only one or all three! This series is open to […]

Registration for Foundations in Gardening 2023

Want to be a better gardener? Learn online with Extension!  Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening is an online, complete-at-your-own-pace introductory course offered by the UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program. This course is designed for anyone who wants to level up their gardening skills! Participants will learn key concepts for […]

Small Business Administration Low Interest Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations that July 5 is the filing deadline for federal working capital loans due to drought that began on Nov. 1, 2022. Low-interest disaster loans are available in several Minnesota counties and the bordering counties of […]

Hay Pricing Spring 2022

Hay Pricing Spring 2022 The value of standing alfalfa hay can vary tremendously. Potential yield, dry hay prices, and harvest costs all play a factor. This short video walks buyers and sellers through considerations for pricing standing alfalfa hay to aid in their negotiations for the upcoming growing season. Helpful Links of Interest: Upper Midwest […]

Practicing the Pause

Introduction to Practicing the Pause Welcome to Practicing the Pause, a self-care community of practice brought to you by the University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension Community Educators. Practicing the Pause is a weekly, 30-minute virtual space to practice a variety of techniques to calm your mind and body, decrease stress, and increase […]

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