Slow No Wake Zones

What They Are: Slow no wake zones are areas of restricted speed where boaters are asked to minimize idling enough to allow steer ability while maintaining as minimum a wake as possible. They are requested by citizens to reduce potential boating accidents, damage to existing docks or piers, and to increase public safety. Annually, slow […]

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Jump Back July

We are very good at jumping to conclusions, springing into action, and devising solutions before we even have problems.  We plan for emergencies, organize and strategize, and think about how to achieve our goals.  And planning and organizing are positive things, yet sometimes, we can get stuck in the pattern of looking at potential negative outcomes. 

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Using Corn and Soybean as cover crops on Prevented Planted acres in Wisconsin during 2019

For a crop to be considered a cover crop RMA states that “For crop insurance purposes, a cover crop is a crop generally recognized by agricultural experts as agronomically sound for the area for erosion control or other purposes related to conservation or soil improvement.” Soybean and corn both meet this requirement. However please remember that BMP’s must be followed to meet this requirement. Every producer who  eclares Prevent Planting must get approval from his or her crop insurance agent before any Prevent Planting management plan is implemented.

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Rescheduled – Horses For Clean Water Presentation by Alayne Blickle

Extension La Crosse County is bringing Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water to educate local horse owners on the best techniques in the horse keeping industry! Horses for Clean Water is a program developed by horse owners for horse owners. Their mission is to help other horse owners manage their land in the best way possible for horse health and the environment. Alayne will be giving her Simple Solutions presentation.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Month and Mental Health America showcases that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing as well as that mental illnesses are common and treatable. This year’s theme is #4Mind4Body, to raise awareness about the connection between physical and mental health and explore methods to improve our whole health such as humor, social connections, spirituality, exercise, and gratitude.

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