Garlic – Fall is the Time to Plant

                    Growing Garlic by Matt Cogger, Bayfield/Ashland County UW-Ext Horticulture Agent Garlic is one of the few horticultural crops that is planted in the fall in Wisconsin.  The reason for this is that the cloves need to be exposed to cool temperatures for next year’s growth […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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Meadow Gardens –

There’s a lot of buzz about butterfly and pollinator gardens. “Meadow Gardens” workshop at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, March 9th at 6:30 pm.
FREE and open to the public! Sponsored by the Ashland-Bayfield Master Gardener Association.

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2017 Bayfield Fruit Growers Clinic

The clinic will start on Monday afternoon, March 13 with pruning demonstrations for blueberries and high density apples. In the evening we’ll focus on two invasive insect pests and a suite of canker diseases in blueberries.

On Tuesday, March 14, we focus on apples with talks on thinning, nitrogen and calcium, apple scab, and codling moth. We’ll also learn more about table grapes as a possible option for Bayfield fruit growers. Registration & fee are required.

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Farm and Food Business Early-Career Entrepreneur Training Program

Farm & Food Business Brochure Online Registration and Payment Registration deadline: January 6, 2017 Farm and Food Business Early-Career Entrepreneur Training Program Six Session – January 10—February 21, Mostly Tuesdays,5:30 – 8:30 pm Bayfield County EOC & Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center “Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of […]

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New Master Gardener Training to Start

Who is a Master Gardener?

A Master Gardener is a trained volunteer who aids University of Wisconsin Extension Staff by helping people in the community better understand horticulture and their environment.
Master Gardeners help educate local community members in applying horticultural science to manage their landscapes and gardens in a science-based, sustainable manner

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2015 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

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Managing the Risks of CAFOs

Recommendations and Report of the Bayfield County Large-Scale Livestock Study Committee
Thursday, December 10, 6-7:30 PM, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

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