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Don’t Wait, Call Today to Reserve Your Seat for one of the New Dairy Margin Protection Program Meetings

Reserve your seat for this very important meeting! The new farm bill announced earlier this year offers a “safety-net” for dairy farms called the Dairy Margin Protection Program (DMPP).  This voluntary program is designed to pay participating dairy farms when their income over feed costs falls below a certain (insured) level.   However, you have to […]

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Becoming a Love and Logic Parent

Becoming a Love and Logic Parent

What does love have to do with logic or logic with love?  Everything!  This six-week course helps families build a rewarding relationship built upon love and trust. Leave class knowing how to: Stop arguing with your kids Set enforceable limits Help your kids learn from their mistakes Prevent the parent brain drain This six week […]

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Crawford County on the Move wraps up!

Crawford County on the Move wraps up!

The nine week Crawford County on the Move program successfully concluded with a 5K walk/run at the Crawford County fair.  Organizers encourage participant to complete an on-line survey available at  evaluation 2014.   Crawford County on the Move was held in eight local communities, including Soldiers Grove, Gays Mills, Ferryville, Seneca, Wauzeka, Eastman, Prairie du […]

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5K Run/Walk at Crawford County Fair

5K Run/Walk at Crawford County Fair

Crawford County on the Move is  sponsoring a 5K  Run/Walk at the Crawford County Fair in Gays Mills on Saturday, August 9th.   Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers.   Cost of registration is $10 per person with money going towards healthy activities throughout the county.   The run/walk […]

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2012 USDA Agriculture Census – Profiles for Wisconsin & Wisconsin Counties

Are you interested in finding out the number of farms, land in farms, acre size of farms, market value of product sold, government payments for Crawford and other counties in Wisconsin? If you are, the USDA Agriculture Census is the place to find that information and a plethora of other interesting Agricultural data. If you need information about ♦ […]

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Check Your Credit Report

Check Your Credit Report

You visit the doctor to safeguard your physical health; experts say your financial helath can also benefit from a routine check-up.  There is only one way to obtain the free credit reports you are entitled to by law.  UW-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10″ tells you how. The new website introduces […]

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Put the fun back in parenting!

Put the fun back in parenting!

A free six-week session of  Becoming a Love and Logic Parent™  will be offered in Boscobel beginning Monday, October 7, 2013.   This program helps buld a rewarding relationship with your children based upon love and trust.  Leave class knowing how to stop arguing, set enforceable limits, help your children learn from their mistakes and […]

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Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

  UW-Extension has a brand new web resources for parents of tweens and teens.  Named “Parenthetical,” it  is a little different than other sites you might visit. It was designed as a blog, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens. What YOU contribute to the site through questions, comments and advice is the […]

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Adding acid to home-canned tomato products is essential

Adding acid to home-canned tomato products is essential

Tomato plants are beginning to yield, and with the new crop comes a new activity: home canning. Whether you’re canning whole tomatoes, homemade ketchup, pasta sauce or anything in between, adding acid to canned tomato products is a must, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food safety specialist Barbara Ingham. “Tomatoes can be preserved by canning, […]

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What can be done about Thistles?

What can be done about Thistles?

Mike Rankin, Crops and Soils Agent, University of Wisconsin – Extension states in his article, Thistles…. to know them is to hate them There is not a lot of good that can be said about thistles.  They are, for the most part, unsightly and many livestock species would rather gnaw on an oak tree than […]

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