Urban Forestry Workshop: Tree Pruning

A one day workshop for professionals involved in community tree care will be held on November 2, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  UWEX and the WI DNR have teamed up to host this educational opportunity that will be taught by tree professionals from Wachtel Tree Service, Inc. […]

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Flooding & Flood Recovery Resources

Here are some selected resources to assist those in our area who were affected by recent flooding. Homeowner Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping with Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells – Wisconsin DNR Kenosha & Racine Counties Recycle Guide – […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinar Series

UW-Extension is offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning.  All sessions require participants to attend in-person at the Walworth County UW-Extension Office, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn, WI.  Registration is $5/person/session or $25 for the complete series – cost includes materials and snacks. Pre-registration is required. Register online at: https://goo.gl/forms/kJ9ooiCT0YXuERMa2, by […]

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Kenosha Kitchens: User Survey

Would you use a community commercial kitchen to grow your food-related business?  Are you working as a local food processor, caterer, food truck operator, baker or some related role?  We would like to hear from you! A group of local leaders are working towards the creation of a Kenosha Kitchen serving the needs of local […]

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Summer Issue of Ties to the Land

Ties to the Land is a quarterly newsletter in collaboration with UW-Extension, Kenosha and Racine Counties Land Conservation, Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service. Read the summer 2015 issue of Ties to the Land: July-September 2015

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An Analysis of Downtown Storefront Improvements

Business and property owners, as well as public sector officials, require sound research, information, and analysis when making decisions about improving the appearance of downtown buildings.  This guide will aid in assessing the feasibility of future projects based on the experience of others.           Amy Greil CNRED Educator Kenosha County UW-Extension […]

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Whiteflies on Houseplants

Question: Before the weather got cold I moved several potted plants from the patio to the indoors for the winter. I’ve not had problems when I’ve brought plants inside in the past but this year several of the plants have bugs. The bugs are very tiny and light colored. Whenever I touch or bump one of the plants, lots of bugs fly up from the plant. Do you have any suggestions on what I can do? K.C.

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Fall Vegetable Planting

Question: Can I still plant vegetables in my garden? J.W. Answer: Mid-September is late for planting most vegetables but you might be able to successfully grow leafy greens and similar frost tolerant crops.  Choose varieties with a seed to harvest interval of 45 to 50 days or less. Some crops, like leaf lettuce, can be […]

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