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Preparing for a Successful Garden Revised (3)

Preparing for a Successful Garden Workshop

Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture Educator from the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Douglas County will present a workshop on garden basics at the Superior Public Library on June 17th at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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Soil and Forage Testing

Soil and Forage Testing Soil and Forage Testing for Farmers Soil Testing:  You can pull samples any time after the ground is thawed to 9 inches.  Remember, 2 Cups of soil pulled from 10 random pulls on a uniform 10-5 acre field is a reasonable sample for analysis. A basic sample costs $8.00 plus shipping. […]

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Soil Testing Information for Homeowners

Soil Testing Information for Homeowners RESIDENTIAL SAMPLES:  HOW TO SUBMIT A SOIL SAMPLE: Make sure your sample bag has 1.5-2 cups of soil in it. Label the bag with your name, type of garden, and what is growing in it. Fill out the Lawn and Garden Submission Form  We Mail: Return sample and completed soils sheet […]

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Chickens

Avian Influenza in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has issued a news release: DATCP Implementing Response to Contain, Eliminate Avian Influenza Virus in Wisconsin. Strict biosecurity should be encouraged for all poultry producers, no matter the size of their operation.

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Preserving the Power of Plants

Preserving the Power of Plants

This event is free and open to the public. Activities include presentations on ethnobatony, cooking demonstrations, plant identification walks, and an evening tea social. A natural food lunch will be provided.

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James and Sue H.

Capitol Connections 2015 #BecauseofUWEX

Sue Hendrickson, chair of the Douglas County Extension Committee and James Anderson, CNRED educator participated in Capitol Connections in Madison. Sue and James met with Senator Bewley, and Representative Milroy to share stories about how UW Extension has impacted Douglas County.

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'My Third Place' by James Anderson

My Third Place

As the Community and Economic Development Educator for UW Extension, the concept of the Third Place has a critical economic development role. While Oldenburg recognized that people often find such a place and coined the term Third Place… long before, William H. Whyte wrote and reflected on the idea that people seek public and open spaces to make their own.

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