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4-H VIP Training March 12

Are you a new 4-H adult volunteer? New 4-H volunteers can attend a March 12th VIP Training. This is required training for all adult 4-H volunteers.

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Dicamba/Auxin Training

Dicamba/Auxin are Restricted Use Pesticides and do require additional training requirements beyond the Pesticide Applicator Training certification.

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course Information

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety may attend the PSA Grower Training Course. This course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule training requirement.

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PAT-Pesticide Applicator Training Courses Offered

Dodge County farmers whose pesticide applicators certification has expired or first-time applicators will want to register for one of two training sessions or for a self-study program in order to acquire their General Farming Private Applicator’s License.

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Reporting Waterhemp and Pigweed

Early season weed detection and identification is best for management options and preventing seed formation in farm fields. Help identify and report Waterhemp in your fields.

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Ask A Master Gardener – Magnificent Mullein

Although not native to the North America, mullein has made itself quite at home in its adopted land. It thrives from coast to coast in both the United States and Canada. It grows in dry, sunny areas and will be one of the first plants to establish in a disturbed, but abandoned area.

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Ask A Master Gardener – Fireflies

One of the sure signs of summer are fireflies or lightning bugs lighting up the night sky. You may remember catching them on a warm summer evening or simply watching the light show from a rocking chair on the porch.

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Ask A Master Gardener – The Maple Tree

A True Wisconsin Tree—The Maple In 1893, a favorite tree was selected by a group of Wisconsin school children. The maple beat out oak, pine and elm trees.  In 1948, that selection was narrowed by another vote to sugar maple specifically. In 1949, the sugar maple was made the official state tree by a vote […]

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