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Have Your Dial Gauge Tested at the Pierce County UW-Extension Office

The Pierce County UW-Extension Office offers dial gauge testing, free of charge. The dial gauge is tested against a calibrated reference gauge to determine accuracy. Gauges testing +2 psi of the target pressure of 6 psi or 11 psi can be safely used at home. To schedule an appointment to have your canner lid tested, […]

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WI Bee Identification Guide

Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, Leeafcutter Bees, Small Carpenter Bees, Sweat Bees and the list goes on… download this pdf to see pictures and descriptions – WI BEE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE

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Spring Brings Tent Caterpillars

By Diana Alfuth, Horticulture Educator, UW-Extension At this time of year, we often see large webs forming in trees, and close inspection will reveal that these webbed “tents” are filled with small caterpillars.  The tents, and the caterpillars inside, will get bigger as spring progresses.  These are “Eastern Tent Caterpillars”, which are native to Wisconsin.  […]

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Cloverbud/Explorer Spring Workshop

“A Creepy Crawly Experience” May 7, 2016  9:00 AM to Noon in the Seyforth Building For a download copy of the flyer and registration form: click HERE 9:00 am-9:15 am        Registration 9:15 am-9:30am         Icebreakers/Get Acquainted 9:30 am-10:00am       Opening Session: 10:00 am                    Snack 10:15-11:30 am       […]

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Dust ‘Em Off – Jr. Livestock Show

June 4, 2016 St Croix County Fairgrounds Glenwood City, Wisconsin  Sponsored by the St. Croix County Livestock Committee  For More Info, email Lori at lordeb651@gmail.com or Hannah at hannahm18@yahoo.com. Clinic:  9:00-11:00 Master Stockman Contest:  11:00-12:30 Show Time:  12:30 (approximate) Check in: 7:30 -10:30 am St Croix County Fairgrounds, Glenwood City, Wisconsin For full Packet including registration […]

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Younger Member’s Action City, Eau Claire Trip

( 4th-7th Grade) Younger members in grades 4-7 mark your calendars for April 23 for a younger member trip to Action City in Eau Claire. The trip includes Indoor Go-Karts, Bating Cages, Climbing Wall, Bumper Cars, Laser Tag, Mini Bowling, Outdoor Maze, Outdoor Mini Golf, Outdoor Bandit Cars and Non-Ticket/Non-Redemption Video Arcade Games and a […]

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Understanding Your Adolescent

Choose from one of the following dates/locations: April 2, 9am – 12pm, Hudson Middle School April 9, 9am – 12pm, Prescott Middle School April 16, 9am – 12pm, Somerset High School April 30, 9am – 12pm, Viking Middle School (Baldwin-Woodville) Presenter: Brian Crim, LMFT Cost: $5 Registration and payment due 1 week prior to date of seminar, […]

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Annual Northwest 4-H Golf Classic – June 13, 2016

Annual Northwest 4-H Golf Classic Monday, June 13, 2016 This annual charity golf tournament creates resources are used for scholarships, out-state learning trips, robotic programs and to reach out to non-4-Hers in Pierce, Polk, St. Croix, Chippewa and Dunn Counties. Thanks to your support, 4-H has proven results. According to a recent Tufts University study, […]

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ANRE Spring Newsletter 2016

February/March 2016 For Printable PDF click here: ANRE Spring Newsletter – 2016 Inside the issue: Herbicide Resistance & Weed Management Meeting Horse Creek Watershed Meeting PAT Training Poultry for Beginners Workshop Cattle Feeders Workshop Cash Rental Update Strategies to Consider with Tight Margins Hop Production Seminar ANRE Spring Newsletter The 2015 growing season provided a few […]

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