2022 Pruning Workshop

Dane County Extension Horticulture Educator Lisa Johnson will hold a tree and shrub pruning workshop at the Dane County Extension Teaching Garden on March 19th 9:00am-12:00pm. There will be an indoor program on pruning how-to’s, then the class will go outside for a demonstration and hands-on pruning session on shrubs and trees. Wear your woolies […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference Materials Available

The 2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference is over but you can still take advantage of the conference materials. All video recordings, presentations, and handouts are available now for only $50 for all materials ($40 for FairShare Farms). Register here to receive all conference materials. This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants […]

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New Regional Crops Educator

Will Fulwider began on December 3 as the Regional Crop and Soils Educator for Dane and Dodge County Extension. In this position, he will work with farmers across the two counties on field and forage crop production. Prior to joining Extension, Will worked with grape growers in California, diversified coffee farms in Kenya, and rice […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Update- 10/15/21

Dane County Extension is working on details for Pesticide Applicator Training. With COVID-19 all certifications expiring in early 2021 or late 2020 were extended to December 31st, 2021, meaning there are near double the amount of people to certify. We will send out letters notifying you if your certification is expiring in December or early […]

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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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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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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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