Responding to the Avian Influenza Outbreak

The current avian influenza outbreak is not thought to pose a risk to human health or to food safety but it is highly toxic to birds, including backyard poultry flocks.  As of April 2, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced a confirmed case of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPIA) in a […]

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What’s going on with the lilacs?

August 11, 2020 Contact: Bill Halfman, UW Extension Agriculture Agent Phone: 608-269-8722 What is Going on with the Lilacs?? In most years, lilacs tend to be relatively disease free. When sited properly (in full sun) and pruned/thinned regularly, they reliably produce a bounty of beautiful blooms each spring in a myriad of colors.  And oh that […]

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Garden Toolbox Series – Read Your Leaves

This program is part of a series of garden topics so watch the Extension website for more information on future classes. Kaitlyn Davis, Agriculture Educator for Division of Extension La Crosse County will be presenting. This is the first presentation in the Garden Tool Box Series.

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Garden Toolbox Series – Let’s Get Dirty

Extension La Crosse County is happy to be partnering with La Crosse Area Family YMCA, Western Technical College, and People’s Food Co-op to bring the Garden Toolbox Series to the La Crosse Area! The first session of the Garden Toolbox Series; Let’s Get Dirty (understanding your soil and fertilizer), is on Tuesday, February 25th!

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