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Beef Quality Assurance Training

Beef producers who sell fed cattle have received notification that some of the beef processors will begin requiring their cattle suppliers to be Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified soon. UW Extension will be conducting a live BQA certification workshop on February 4th at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers located at 238 Front Street, Cashton, WI.

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Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry.

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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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