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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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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