Lawn Chair Learning

The UW-Extension horticulture program will be offering the “Lawn Chair Learning” series on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 pm beginning May 22 at various Master Gardener project sites throughout Kenosha and Racine Counties. The theme for the series this year is “Garden Genres”, featuring projects with specific types of gardens. Additional information can be […]

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Equine Education Program

The 2018 Stateline Equine Education Program will be held on Saturday, February 24, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM.  Presentations will focus on equine nutrition and pasture management, with short breakout sessions in the afternoon.  This year’s program will feature guest speaker Dr. Kevin Kline, University of Illinois Extension Specialist in Horses. Registration is $25/adult, $15/youth under 18, […]

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Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Short Course

Offered Wednesdays in February from 8:30 am to 11:30 am, this course provides educational presentations on topics related to the work of green industry professionals.  The location of this training is the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  Spanish interpretation is available if requested by Jan. 15, 2018. Further information is included in registration brochure:  2018 LGMSC […]

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Flooding & Flood Recovery Resources

Here are some selected resources to assist those in our area who were affected by recent flooding. Homeowner Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping with Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells – Wisconsin DNR Kenosha & Racine Counties Recycle Guide – […]

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2017 Farm Fresh Atlas Applications Available

The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a key marketing tool for local farms, farmers’ markets and local food businesses in Southeast Wisconsin.  List your farm, business, or farmers’ market in the 2017 Atlas and reach 100,000+ food-conscious customers across the region!  Applications are available at http://www.farmfreshsewi.org/applications.htm.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Courses Offered

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years.  Applicators whose certification is expiring or first time applicators can register for a training or self-study test session. 2017 Racine/Kenosha Private Pesticide […]

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“Real Racine” Master Gardener Project Receives Award

The Master Gardener project at Real Racine (Convention and Visitors Center in Sturtevant) has been awarded a 2016 Racine Beautification Award from Racine in Bloom!   A group of dedicated Master Gardeners have established gardens at the center not only to enhance the surroundings but to educate the public on gardening.  This group was commended for […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Certification – June 20-24 & 27, 2016

Offered by Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties UW Extension This 24-hour program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public road. It also meets the child labor requirements […]

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Register for Raising A Thinking Child

Parents of 4 to 7 year olds – Register for Raising a Thinking Child Has your child ever experienced any of the following behaviors? Temper tantrums Impatience or interrupting Not listening  Difficulty making or keeping friends If so, Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you […]

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