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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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“What Happened to You?”

Anyone interested in how childhood trauma impacts brain development, and how all of us can help create a resilient, healing community, is welcome to join these conversations. Books are now available for checkout at the Brewer Public Library.

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USDA Dairy Margin Coverage Update

USDA Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) update from Mark Stephenson, Director for the Center for Dairy Profitability and Dairy Policy and Analysis at UW Madison. What you need to know for 2022 sign-up and changes to the program that could affect previous years coverage.

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Focus on Forage: Optimizing forage production in Wisconsin

Silage Additives for Conventional and Alternative Forages: Cost & Benefits with Dr. Luiz Ferreratto, UW-Madison Extension Ruminant Nutrition Specialist. Disease and Mycotoxin Considerations when Making Corn Silage with Dr. Damon Smith, UW-Madison Extension Field Crop Pathology Specialist

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

Register early to attend the 2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference! Topics will include many topics including: Farmer Quality of Life, Keeping Employees Coming Back, Demos, and different vegetable sessions. Join the round tables, visit the social times, and learn about the organic vegetable farming industry.

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Tar Spot and White Mold Update Meetings

What is going on with Tar Spot and White Mold? How do you prepare for it? Join a two hour meeting that will discuss those options and much more. Presentations will be given by Extension Plant Pathologist, Dr. Damon Smith.

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2022 Sesquicentennial and Century Farm & Home Programs Applications available!

The Century Farm Awards Program began in 1948 in conjunction with the State of Wisconsin’s Centennial Celebration.
There are currently nearly 10,000 Century Farms nestled throughout the Badger State. The Sesquicentennial Program similarly originated in 1998 as part of the State’s Sesquicentennial Celebration and has since honored over 980 properties. Applications are available now!

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