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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator Training sessions have been scheduled for the St. Croix and Pierce County area in 2016. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude around 3:00 p.m. The first training will be Thursday, January 28th, at the Ag Service and Education Center, 1960 8th Avenue, in Baldwin. The second training opportunity […]

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De-Icing Salts and Landscapes Don’t Mix

By Diana Alfuth, Horticulture Educator UW-Extension With winter cold comes icy and slippery walkways and driveways. While we need to clear surfaces of ice for safety’s sake, we also need to be aware of the negative impacts deicing materials can have. The most common de-icing product is sodium chloride—ordinary table salt or rock salt. Salt […]

NW WI 4-H Horse Educational Contest

Northwest 4-H Horse Educational Contest

March 5, 2016 UW-River Falls Agricultural Science Building 611 S 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022 Guest Speaker Dr. Casie Bass, PhD, UW-River Falls Topic: Considerations in equine nutrition and digestion Check-in: 8:30 am Contest: 9:00 am Competitions offered: Horse Bowl Hippology Posters Drawings Photography Registration Information: Registration Deadline: February 19th Questions? email jennifer.weinert@uwrf.edu or call […]

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Safe Preserving: Time to Make Pickles

The garden is ready, time to make pickles! Many vegetables can be pickled, with flavorful results. And pickling low-acid vegetables like green beans and cucumbers allow these products to be canned quickly and easily in a boiling water or  steam canner. Pickling may seem to be a rather mysterious process, with complex steps and unusual […]


Bat Ecology & Damage Management

For more information on Bat Ecology & Damage Management, please see the Publication at the UWEX Learning Store. Link → http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3997-012.pdf For other publications, visit the UWEX Learning Store for the many available resources.

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Raising Your Spirited Child

The key word that distinguishes spirited children from other children is “more” – more intense, more persistent, more sensitive, and more uncomfortable with change. The spirited child can easily overwhelm parents, leaving them feeling frustrated and ineffective. Sessions will take place on March 3, 10 and 17 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm At the Prescott High […]


4-H Livestock Record App Now Available on iTunes!

Do you agonize over 4-H record keeping? Now you can organize your market livestock project information on your iPhone or iPad and send customized reports right to your email inbox. • Track your 4-H’ers and their individual livestock project animals • Track participation in events, meetings, shows, contests and more • Record animal weights, feed, […]

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Farm Bill Update Meetings Offered for Row Crop Producers

Farmers and landowners will get their questions answered about the crop provisions of the new Farm Bill at Informational Meetings on Tuesday, November 11th  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Elmwood Auditorium in Elmwood, WI.  University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Farm Service Agency offices in Pierce and St. Croix Counties are hosting this free informational […]