Electronics Recycling Event!

The City of Waupun is offering a recycling event for any electronics! “If an item plugs into an outlet or runs on batteries, it can be recycled.” Oftentimes it is hard to dispose of items like these because of garbage and recycling rules. This is a great opportunity to get some of these old and […]

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ARBOR-EARTH DAY DINNER & PROGRAM SET FOR APRIL 20, 2016

The Fond du Lac County Natural Beauty Council will host its 34th Arbor-Earth Day Dinner and Program on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Avenue, Fond du Lac.  Registration will be 5:30-6:30 PM, with dinner being held at 6:30 PM, followed by the program. “HISTORICAL LAKESIDE PARK”is […]

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Well Water User Survey Update

More than 400 area residents have completed a survey about well water and more are needed. “I’m proud to say we have amazed the researchers helping us in River Falls with the tremendous participation of area residents so far,” says Diana Hammer Tscheschlok, Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development Educator with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, […]

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FdL County Agriculture Fact Sheet

An updated fact sheet on FdL County Agriculture is now available.   The latest information about crops, livestock and acreage is available through this new fact sheet.  The fact sheet can be downloaded at:    FdL County Agriculture  (pdf)

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Controlling Feed Costs on Farms

01/17/10 FDL Reporter Article Controlling Feed Costs on Farms    Our family steer, Sugar, has six friends, my wife and I and our four daughters.  Since I feed him corn every day, I am his best friend.  When I drive in the yard he lets out a low bellow, a hello in steer language.  When I […]

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Forage Quality and Fermentation Characteristics

WI Agriculturist Sweet Corn Waste 09/18/09  Sweet corn production produces byproducts that can be fed to livestock.  One byproduct is sweet corn waste (SCW).  When sweet corn is harvested, the entire cob with husk is harvested…

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Who are Today’s Dairy Employees?

WI Agriculturist Who are the employees 09/19/08  For most of the last century, the labor on dairy farms came from a husband, a wife and the children that were still living in their house.  As dairy farms have grown larger, employees have entered the picture…

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