Monthly Archives: April 2015

Badgerland Financial Offers Grants to Beginning Farmers

Badgerland Financial is now offering grants up to $1,500 to farmers living in Southern Wisconsin that have less than 10 years of farming experience. Applicants must be able to provide evidence that farming is their part-time or full-time vocation. Grant … Continue reading

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Avian Influenza and Steps to Take to Protect Your Flock

Please share with poultry owners Avian Influenza has been found on poultry farms in four counties around Wisconsin; the closest being Jefferson County, where two farms have tested positive for the disease. Since this is a highly contagious disease and … Continue reading

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Desiré Smith Joins Dane County UW-Extension as VISTA

Desiré Smith is the new Americorps VISTA serving as a Community Food Systems Educator for Dane County UW-Extension. She will serve in this position for a year, working to build capacity within community garden networks. This May Desiré will become … Continue reading

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