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Great Kohlrabi Festival and Milwaukee County Fair – September 26th -28th, 2014

Great Kohlrabi Festival and Milwaukee County Fair – September 26th -28th, 2014

The eight annual Milwaukee County Fair and third annual Great Kohlrabi Festival will take place once again on the last weekend of September in 2014.  September 26-28, 2014 See attached Kohlrabi flyer for more details on events and times of fair for the Great Kohlrabi Festival. There will be more information in the next couple of […]

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Horticulture Help Line -Walk In Wednesdays

Horticulture Help Line -Walk In Wednesdays

Milwaukee County UW- Extension Horticulture Help Line Walk-In Wednesdays Walk-in-Wednesdays for free plant and insect advice is available Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 PM through August 27 at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension office 9501 W. Watertown Plank Road, Building A, Wauwatosa. Due to construction on Watertown Plank Road and new traffic patterns, follow the signs to […]

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Urban Discovery Farm & Community Gardens discussed on CW 18 “Our Issues Milwaukee”

Urban Discovery Farm & Community Gardens discussed on CW 18 “Our Issues Milwaukee”

Dennis Lukaszewski and Ryan Schone from Urban Agriculture discuss the Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farm and Community Garden programs at the UW-Extension Milwaukee County.

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Urban Bee Keeping Information

Urban Bee Keeping Information

  Are you an beekeeper or know of someone who is interested in bee keeping?  Discover some of the unique places where bees thrive!  The Wisconsin Public Television website has a very informative video of a 2006 interview with Harris Byers from the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension. Harris discusses bee habitats, the lack of pollinators in the area, […]

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Wisconsin Drought Information

Wisconsin Drought Information

Cooperative Extension experts provide online resources and information about drought Madison, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in 42 Wisconsin counties due to the drought. These dry conditions pose challenges for all Wisconsin residents, both urban and rural. Potential crop losses may prove stressful to cash grain farmers as they […]

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Honey Available from UW-Extension Apiary

Honey Available from UW-Extension Apiary

Are you looking for local, unprocessed honey? We have honey produced during 2010 by the busy bees at our teaching apiary at Firefly Ridge in Wauwatosa.

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Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Facebook

Take a moment to “Like” us on Facebook. Milwaukee County UW-Extension now has a Facebook page. We will be sharing research-based information about seasonal topics, invitations to register for educational events, and news about community projects. Over the coming months, we will be adding more Facebook pages and groups for our programs, volunteers and projects.

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