Fond du Lac County Forage Council Corn Silage Dry Down Days

The best lactation performance by dairy cows has been shown to occur when corn silage is harvested at 65-70 percent moisture.  This range of whole plant moisture also works well for achieving good packing and silage fermentation in horizontal silos.  Determining whole plant moisture prior to harvest is one management practice to ensure high quality forages.

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Expanding the StrongBodies Program

The StrongBodiesTM Program [formerly referred to as StrongWomenTM] is a safe, effective, evidence-based strength training program designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson of Tuft’s University.  It helps middle aged and older individuals build muscle, strengthen bones, prevent frailty, improve balance and increase overall physical and mental health. Although the research was done on women, this strength […]

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Join 4-H to “Learn by Doing”

As summer wraps up and fall comes our way, it is a perfect time to join 4-H. 4-H is an educational youth organization for youth in 5K up to one year past high school. 4-H is open to anyone and everyone! Despite what some people think, you don’t have to live on a farm or work […]

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Rent Smart Classes being held

Rent Smart focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience. It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. Emphasis is on forming a strong partnership between the tenant and landlord. Establishing a […]

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New Horizons 2018

4-H Family Times August Newsletter

Highlights in the August 2018 Family Times 4-H Newsletter:  Educational Travel Experiences, Adult Volunteer Leader Meeting, Volunteers Being Sought for Leaders Executive Board, Nominate Volunteers & Businesses for Recognition, SPIN Clubs, Record Books

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4-H Camp: A Skill-Building Experience

4-H Camp has been a long-standing tradition in Fond du Lac County. Some of the volunteers have been serving the youth that attend camp for over 20 years. I have been a part of camp for about 9 years. I started attending as a camper in 2008. I skipped a year, but I returned as […]

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UW-Extension brings families together around money management

Young children pick up the habits of the adults around them. The same is true when it comes to how role models make everyday decisions about spending, saving, and sharing money. Even if parents and caregivers don’t involve children in daily money management, chances are children have already picked up many beliefs and behaviors. Children […]

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Launch your Business with IGNITE!

Do you have a business or want to start one IGNITE! Business Success is the network of 16 organizations in Fond du Lac County that are ready to help you with your dream. At these upcoming (and free) events, you can meet us and other innovators in the area. Tuesday, August 14, 5-7pm, at THELMA […]

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