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Ragweed – A Quick Guide

For those with allergies and those who work in crop fields, ragweed is a very well-known pest. Two of the most common types we have in the area include Common and Giant Ragweed. In this report, I will discuss identifying the plant, ways to control it, and mention some research coming down the pipeline.

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Econowatch Fall 2019

The La Crosse County Economic Development Fund committee has released its semi-annual Econowatch.  This publication helps illustrate existing economic conditions regarding employment, economic competitiveness, and varying economic related conditions affecting La Crosse County and Western Wisconsin.  These data sets offer a snapshot of La Crosse County as it currently exists and attempts to illustrate issues […]

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Crop Management Field Day 2019

Tuesday, August 20th is the Crop Management Field Day! Extension Agriculture Educators and UW Soil Scientists will be speaking, and you can bring samples of problems you’re having with crops for identification and management considerations.

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Altruistic August

This month we’re focused on the power of kindness and how our daily acts create ripples. Although the world sometimes seems a harsh and unkind place, countless small acts of generosity, friendship and goodness happen every day. And together we can help turn those ripples into a tide of kindness…

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Beef Cow-Calf Workshop 2019

The 2019 Beef Cow-Calf Workshop will be held on both Tuesday, August 6th in Arcadia, WI and on Wednesday, August 14th in Cashton, WI. Area UW Division of Extension Agriculture Agents will present on production and harvesting for late planted, fall seeded small grain and cover crops for cattle feed, winter feeding considerations for using this year’s crops and alternative feedstuffs, and cost of production overview.

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