Purple outline of Wisconsin with hand holding seedling.

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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Green tractor upside down in a ditch

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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PEST BULLETIN

  Occasionally  homeowners in the Lake Superior Counties of Wisconsin have been reporting egg masses on the sides of buildings or under the eaves. These yellow to orange-colored egg masses are being deposited by variegated cutworm moths, primarily at night.  Cutworms are a large group of lepidopteran insects that include the more common black cutworm.  […]

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