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Workshop to Focus on Fertilizer and Crop Inputs for 2017 Crops

          Profitable crop production requires properly managing the costs of all cropping system inputs, from nutrient sources to seed treatments to pest management.  This statement is particularly true for currently projected 2017 crop budgets, as they indicate an extremely tight economic year for crop producers.  UW-Extension of Marinette and Oconto Counties is offering a workshop […]

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HOMELESS NOT HOPELESS

A panel discussion event on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 @ UW-Marinette Campus addressing children in our community who do not have a permanent place of residence

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22nd annual Spring Garden Conference

The Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association is presenting its 22nd annual Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, April 1st. The all-day conference will be held at the University of Wisconsin – Marinette campus.

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Scholarships Available for Garden Conference

  Scholarships Available for Spring Garden Conference  Thanks to a generous grant from the Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association, eight $20.00 scholarships are available for those who may not otherwise be able to attend the annual conference. Regular cost of registration is $40.00, which includes morning refreshments, educational sessions and lunch.  A complete schedule will […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Three Pesticide Applicator Training sessions will be offered this winter for any Oconto & Marinette County agricultural producers needing to re-certify or become certified to apply restricted-use-pesticides. Anyone wanting to purchase and/or apply restricted-use pesticides for agricultural production must become certified by either attending one of these sessions or taking a self-study exam.

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Local Produce Guide

Local Home Grown Produce is easily accessible with this listing of farmers, growers and producers. Mapped out for your convenience also listed by goods sold for easy reference.

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