Kim Bremmer to speak at 70th Farm Management Club Annual Meeting

The Pepin County Farm Management Club will feature Kim Bremmer at their 70th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 14 at Club 10 at noon. Kim is a nationally recognized, dynamic champion for agriculture. Her passion is sharing the story of farming, and equipping farmers to speak up with the real story of American agriculture. This […]

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Raising Quality Calves

Many farms are looking at group feeding calves with automated feeders to reduce the labor of feeding individual calves. University extension specialists will share…

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The Veterinary Feed Directive and Winter Calf Health Workshop

UW-Extension and Countryside Cooperative are hosting a seminar Friday, November 11, 1-3 p.m. at the Pepin County Government Center. The seminar will present the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), which has important implications to the way farmers will be managing cattle health and antibiotic use. Brady Zuck, Elanco, will walk farmers through the VFD and […]

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Farm Succession Planning Meeting October 27

Durand, Wis. – A UW-Extension webinar will discuss the first steps of farm succession planning on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Pepin Co. Government Center in Durand. This webinar is the first in a series of five, which will focus on a variety of farm succession topics.  The two-hour webinar begins promptly at 1:00 […]

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Farm Management Club Banquet

The Pepin County Farm Management Club announces its 69th annual Recognition Banquet to be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 3 at St. Henry’s Parish Hall in Eau Galle. This year’s banquet will feature entertainment by Jerry Fraisier. An experienced entertainer of over 25 years, this former educator has a comic energy that truly brings […]

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Durand Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Pepin area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent; Katie Walsh-Kallstrom Public Health Nurse, Pepin County Health Department; Kathy Dahl R.N., Durand School District, and guest […]

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Preserving America’s Soil

August 16, 2016 Saving America’s soil is the subject of a recent national Call to Action by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. This most precious natural resource is being lost at an alarming rate. It is estimated that over one-half of this nations topsoil has been lost since America’s founding. Furthermore, […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two.  How concerned gardeners have to be about using garden produce after a flood depends, to a large degree, on how “clean” the flood water was or whether it was likely to […]

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Pepin Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Pepin area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent and Katie Walsh-Kallstrom Pepin County Health Department RN, guest speakers/teachers include: Lindy Human and Janessa Vandenberge, Health […]

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