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Two Farm to School AmeriCorps Members join UW-Extension, Rock County

Farm to School (F2S) is a country-wide initiative encouraging nutrition education, school gardens, and access to local food through partnerships with local farmers. F2S provides a variety of benefits to students, parents, schools, communities, and food producers. AmeriCorps and the Rock County UW-Extension have partnered with the F2S program and hired two new AmeriCorps service members […]

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12th Annual Community Babyshower

Expectant mothers and mothers with a child born between April and October are invited to attend the 12th annual Rock County Community Baby Shower, Thursday, October 16, 5-8 pm, at the Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 Pontiac Dr., Janesville. The special free event is aimed to educate women on how to keep their babies safe and […]

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Cover Crops Field Day

Madison, Wis. — Cover crops can be used effectively to reduce soil erosion, reduce the need for herbicides and other pesticides, protect water quality by limiting nitrogen (N) leaching, and increase soil organic matter. Farmers and crop consultants are invited to attend a Cover Crop Field Day at Arlington Agricultural Research Station on Oct. 8, […]

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2015 Fair Alumni Scholarship

The Rock County 4-H Fair Alumni Association is pleased to offer up to 12 $500 scholarships to Rock County 4-H and FFA members who currently are high-school seniors or in the first year of post-secondary education.  Scholarships will be awarded at high-school scholarship award programs and at the Rock County 4-H Fair Alumni Association annual […]

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Fall Harvest Weight Limits and Exemptions for Commercial and Farm Vehicles

Is it a commercial motor vehicle or an agricultural commercial motor vehicle? That has been a hard question to make clear when discussing Act 377 and the new definition of an agricultural commercial motor vehicle (Ag CMV).  Now the fall harvest exemption applies and adds to the different weight allowance provided to agriculture. I wanted […]

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