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Alfalfa Harvest, Pricing Hay and New UW-Extension App

Alfalfa Harvest Harevsting of alfalfa will start soon here in Dunn County with spring planting ahead of our historical average and to likely be completed by the end of May. Most local alfalfa fields have had some growth occur over this week with some sun and higher temperatires.  Several years ago University of Wisconsin researchers developed the Predictive […]

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May 4-H Clover Courier

The Dunn County 4-H Clover Courier is an excellent resource to see what’s going on in Dunn County 4-H. This issue also has important updates and information on Softball, Foods and Clothing Revues, Teen Leader Summer Activities, and Summer Camp! *Note: There may be a few “Location TBD* in this issue. As we continue to work within our […]

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May- All Ready for Asparagus?

        Gardening season is finally here! The best time of the year to grow asparagus is late April through June. Here are some great tips when it comes to choosing asparagus: Select stalks that are firm and straight with compact tips. The spears should be round and snap easily when bent. Asparagus […]

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AVIAN INFLUENZA – A GOOD TIME TO TIGHTEN BIOSECURITY

 Information regarding Avian Influenza is being channeled through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection (DATCP).  The latest updates can be found on their website at http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Diseases/Avian_Influenza/  If your birds are sick or dying, please contact DATCP at 1-800-572-8981. Avian influenza (AI), or “bird flu,” is a virus that infects domestic poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, pheasants, […]

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