Trabajadores de Producción Agrícola (Granjeros, Trabajadores de Granjas Lecheras y Otros Empleados Agrícolas) Elegibles Para Recibir La Vacuna COVID-19

A partir del 1 de marzo, algunos trabajadores esenciales de cara al público se volvieron elegibles para recibir la vacuna COVID-19. Esto incluye: Operadores del 911 Infraestructura comunitaria y de servicios públicos Tránsito público Cadena de suministro de alimentos Trabajadores de granjas lecheras, granjeros y otros empleados agrícolas Para obtener más información sobre los trabajadores […]

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Agricultural Production Workers (Farmers, Dairy Farm Workers, and Other Farm Employees) Eligible to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Starting March 1, some public facing essential workers became eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes: 911 operators Utility and community infrastructure Public transit Food supply chain Dairy farm workers, farmers, and other farm employees For more information about essential workers eligible to get the COVID19 vaccine, click here. On the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Dane County Plat Book

The 2020 plat book is the current version, plat books are updated approximately every 2 years, the book offers detailed information about county roads, rural land ownership, parks and outdoor recreation opportunities. Additionally, the book details land ownership, approximate parcel size, and county and town roads. It also shows the locations of Dane County parks, […]

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Pesticide Applicator In-person Certification Testing Suspended – Certification Extended to December 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide applicator in-person certification testing until further notice. As a result, DATCP is extending current pesticide applicator certifications until December 31, 2021. Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31, 2020-November 30, 2021, can continue to operate […]

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Information for Immigrant Workers

Facts about Immigration and Public Benefits for Immigrant Workers María José Fuenzalida, Dane County Dairy & Livestock Educator, prepared a series of articles to educate immigrant workers about true facts related to the public charge rule and to provide information about health care options for members of the family, especially for children. For more information […]

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Datos sobre inmigración y beneficios públicos para los trabajadores inmigrantes

María José Fuenzalida, educadora lechera y ganadera del Condado de Dane, preparó una serie de artículos, el propósito de estos artículos es educar a los trabajadores inmigrantes sobre hechos reales relacionados con la regla de carga pública y brindar información sobre las opciones de atención médica para los miembros de la familia, especialmente para los […]

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Impact of Heat Stress in Cows

What is heat stress in dairy cattle? How can you best estimate the impact of heat on your cows? In this month’s Wisconsin Agriculturist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, Dane County UW Extension Dairy Educator Maria Jose Fuenzalida and UW-Madison Dairy Science Associate Professor Laura Hernandez discuss how mammary gland development is impacted during […]

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Extension Soybean Recommendations

Soybean Planting Recommendations Extension Soybean State Specialist, Shawn Conley, has released his planting date, seeding rate, and seed treatment recommendations for the 2020 growing season! Check out the blog post and his website for other useful information regarding soybeans and small grains. Call or email Crops and Soils Educator, Chelsea Zegler, with any questions.   […]

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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

 Heavy rains and the flowing water that results can contaminate plants growing in the garden and create a food safety hazard. As floodwater moves into your garden, it can carry raw sewage overflow, farm and domestic animal waste, river or pond water, and agricultural run-off, all of which can be sources of human pathogens such […]

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