The 2013 Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is available for pick up at the Kenosha County UW-Extension office! Our office location is: Kenosha County Center, 19600 – 75th St, Bristol, WI 53104 (Intersection of Hwys 45 & 50). You may also request a copy of the atlas by completing the form at: http://www.farmfreshsewi.org/contact.htm If [...]Read More
Racine, Kenosha and WalworthCounties will be collaborating to provide tractor safety education for youth ages 12-16. The course will be a total of 24 hours in length. This course is required by Wisconsin for any youth between the ages of 12 and 16 that will be driving farm machinery on public roads.
The tractor safety course will be held at BurlingtonHigh School. Classes will be held Monday through Friday, June 24th – June 28th from 8am – Noon. Testing will be held on Monday July 1 from 8am to Noon. Youth are required to attend all sessions.Read More
This 1-day training will help you meet the licensing requirement for canning acidified foods such as pickles, salsa, and sauces for sale in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has approved this training which covers the steps necessary to ensure safety and comply with state regulations for canning acidified foods. You will be required to complete 3 exams during the training. A portion of the program will focus on record keeping for success. You may wish to bring samples of your products for preliminary pH testing (for free!).Read More
Several regions in Wisconsin are suffering from drought conditions. These conditions will pose challenges for Wisconsin farmers as they tend to their crops, livestock and themselves. UW-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources campus-based specialists and county agents continue to compile information so farmers can make research-based decisions. Complied information will be posted at : http://fyi.uwex.edu/drought2012Read More
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trace and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in cooperation with their WI Organic Advisory Council, have developed marketing materials for organic farmers to help consumers understand what organic certification involves and what the organic label does, and does not, mean.Read More