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Lauded for LGBTQ advocacy, Waunakee graduate earns degree

Waunakee Tribune
May 8, 2021

While in high school, Stolen was part of a Dane County partnership with 4-H and UW Extension that allows youth to apply to serve on county board standing committees. Stolen was part of the Zoning and Land Regulation Committee. That experience helped influence her decision to study applied social science.

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Preparing for a home food preservation season

Watertown Daily News
May 6, 2021

Spring is in the air and it is time to pull out the home food preservation pressure canner and make sure it is in good working condition before the canning season starts, said Pattie Carroll, human development and relationship educator at the UW-Madison Division of Extension Dodge County.

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Detection of umbilical infections key to calf health success

Wisconsin State Farmer
May 5, 2021

Previous University of Minnesota research showed in a control study umbilical cord care significantly reduced the risk of developing umbilical cord infections. The goal of dipping the newborn calf’s umbilical cord is to promote healing of the umbilical stump, prevent infection, and encourage the umbilical tissue to dry and detach from the calf’s body.

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New Wisconsin Custom Farm Rate Guide now available

Vernon County Times
April 30, 2021

Just in time for the 2021 growing season, UW Extension, in cooperation with the USDA National Ag Statistics Service and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, has released updated Custom Rate Survey Results.

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Antigo Flats – Commitment To Soil

The Mid-West Farm Report
April 30, 2021

The Antigo Flats AEA is comprised of farmland in southwestern Langlade and northeastern Marathon counties, including the 34-acre Langlade Agricultural Research Station operated by UW-Madison Division of Extension. 

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Reaping the Benefits of Sowing Sustainability Investments

Oklahoma Farm Report
April 30, 2021

Both are research priorities critical to the future of Arkansas soybean production, according to the Soybean Research and Information Network, an effort funded in part by the soy checkoff to improve yields and profitability through university research and extension.

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McIntosh Memorial Library of Viroqua: Book Buzz

Vernon County Times
April 28, 2021

We feel so honored to have been able to partner with Sheena Cook-Fuglsang of UW-Madison Division of Extension FoodWIse Nutrition Education to write a grant application to create an educational and equitable donation garden at the site of the old swimming pool on Rock Avenue.

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Focused On Wisconsin Forestry

The Mid-West Farm Report
April 28, 2021

After gathering feedback, the Wisconsin Council on Forestry will work with UW-Extension to take information from the listening sessions to develop project priorities and goals, which will be shared with the EDA. The state could then receive federal money and assistance to carry out the plan.

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