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Agriculture Podcasts – A new way to learn from UW-Extension

Check out Agriculture Podcasts from UW-Extension!   This month’s podcast is  Fall Manure Application: Part 4 Preventing Nutrient Loss Manure is a valuable source of nutrients, so it’s important to retain as much of that manure on the field as possible. In this podcast episode, UW-Extension specialists discuss ways to prevent nutrient loss after fall manure […]

Adult son out for a walk with his father, who has alzheimers disease.

Multiple Life Roles may be Source of Caregiver Stress

Informal caregiving may offer personal benefits to person providing care It’s no mystery that many informal caregivers—individuals who provide unpaid support to family members or friends with illness or disabilities—often feel stressed. “Informal caregivers’ responsibilities can cover a wide range,” says Kristin Litzelman, a University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist in family and financial well-being during mid […]


Hold the Date – Feb 15 CAFO Workshop

Rice Lake will be the site of a CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) conference again this year.  The date is set for February 15, 2017 in the Conference Center at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC).  The workshop opens at 11:30 a.m. with registration & lunch.  The program begins at 12:00 noon and should be done […]

Photo Contest Winners 2016

Douglas County Photo Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the Douglas County, UW-Extension Photo Contest Winners! Residents of Douglas County were eligible to participate in the photo contest to help promote the local food, horticulture and agriculture efforts in our area.  Submitted photos were divided into 3 categories: Local Food, Agriculture Life, and Flowers/Vegetables.  Winners were chosen based on their photos quality, […]


Food Preservation

Whether you’re a first time food preserver or you just need a refresher, these publications from the UW-Extension Learning Store will give you guided tips for preserving fruits, wild game, salsa and more.


Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning

A seven part series, “Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning” will be offered the last Thursday of each month beginning this Thursday, August 25- March 23 (no session in November or December).  The instruction will be via live webinar and held from 1-3 pm at the UW Extension Rm 107, Douglas County Courthouse.