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Grain Marketing Workshop

Oconto and Marinette County UW-Extension are sponsoring an event to help grain producers better understand marketing opportunities and how to utilize those opportunities to their operations’ advantage.

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Crop Budgeting and Cost-cutting for 2017

Crop margins are projected to be extremely tight in 2017, especially in less predictable production areas. Tight margins create both challenges and opportunities as producers prepare for the 2017 cropping season. UW-Extension of Marinette, Florence, and Oconto Counties are sponsoring a workshop designed to help producers analyze crop budgets as they make crop rotation, crop insurance coverage, and management practice decisions.

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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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Cancer Clear & Simple

This program includes information regarding understanding cancer basics; cancer prevention and self-care; as well as, cancer screening and detention. Participants will learn common medical words used when describing cancer, will be able to identify risk factors, and will be provided with questions to ask their doctor about cancer screening.

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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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