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Extension Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Extension Richland County is committed to serving and working with all residents of our community. We support the work of UW-Madison Division of Extension to further diversity and inclusion, and Richland County institutions who are working to end discrimination & racism.

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Office Staff, Procedures, and Contact Information

Due to the Safer at Home Order put out by the Governor, our staffing, hours, and procedures have changed to follow the latest information available. Please check back frequently as this will be updated and changed to reflect the latest information provided. Please read for more information.

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AgrAbility of Wisconsin Virtual Summit Scheduled for April 13 – 15, 2021

Since 1991, AgrAbility of Wisconsin has been promoting success in agriculture for farmers and their families living with a farm injury, disability, or limitation. AgrAbility of Wisconsin is a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Extension and Easter Seals Wisconsin. AgrAbility of Wisconsin has created a significant impact on Wisconsin agriculture by providing assistance to 2,500 farmers and farm families who have been able to continue farming or return to the farm worksite through AAW intervention. A strong partnership between Easter Seals and Extension has been key to making Wisconsin’s project one of the most successful of its kind in the country.

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I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course Virtual Meeting

The I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host its seventh annual Dairy Beef Short Course March 23. This year the educational opportunity will be offered as a webinar rather than face-to-face due to the COVID-19 situation. The event is geared toward producers and industry involved in dairy beef production but is open to the public.

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2020 Wisconsin Field Crops Fungicide Test Summary

Every year the Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Program (led by NPM Faculty Director Damon Smith) conducts a wide array of fungicide trials on alfalfa, corn, soybeans, and wheat. These tests inform researchers, practitioners, and farmers about the efficacy of certain fungicide products on specific diseases.

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USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to Farmers & Livestock Producers In WI.

Farmers and Livestock Producers in Wisconsin that have been impacted by recent winter storms may be eligible for assistance from the USDA. Agricultural producers are encouraged to contact their local USDA Service Center to learn about the programs available to help recover from crop, land, infrastructure, and livestock losses.

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Senator Baldwin’s Webinar: COVID Relief for Farmers

Join Senator Tammy Baldwin in a free webinar to learn about federal COVID relief programs for farmers. Presentations by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are included on how to apply for programs as well as a panel of financial institution leaders providing information. It’s free to attend but advanced registration is required.

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Small Grains Virtual Meeting

Join Jerry Clark, Ag Agent from Chippewa County, and Carl Duley, Ag Agent from Buffalo County in a Small Grains Virtual Meeting. This forum will highlight local markets, research in Western Wisconsin, and Production Basics. Along with additional speakers from different small grain companies in the region, they will touch on topics including quality parameters, production Q&A, and more.

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