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Valleyfair Trip

Calling all Older Members – 8th grade and older! Another summer is here and what better way to spend a beautiful summer day then at Valleyfair! Come join us for a day of fun on Wednesday, July 8th! The bus leaves from Ellsworth (Pierce County Office Building) at 8:30 am and then from River Falls […]


Swine Workshops and Sailer’s Meat Tour

Introduction to the Meat Animal Project Meeting:   As we are working are way up to the 2015 Pierce County Fair, many families in the Swine Meat Animal     Project have questions regarding record keeping, project rules, MAQA requirements, fair expectations, and other upcoming learning opportunities through the Pierce County Livestock Committee. On Tuesday, […]


Livestock Judging Schedule -2015

Please click on the link → 2015 Livestock Judging Schedule (note that it is tentative). FYI For On Farm Judging Practices: As the Month of April gets underway please note that all future practices will be on farms throughout Pierce and St. Croix County. Both Jr. and Sr. teams will be judging at the same time. If you […]

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Gateway Academy

July 13-17, 2015 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM River Falls High School Room D102 A Science, Engineering, Technology & Math Experience for Youth Day Campers will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis (limited to first 20) by completing the registration in this brochure and payment of a non-refundable $50.00 fee, which includes a t-shirt. […]


MAQA Dates – Spring/Summer 2015

Dates to note for MAQA are as followed: Thursday April 23, 2015 starting at 7:00 p.m. located at the Spring Valley High School Thursday May 14th, 2015 Starting at 7:00 p.m. Located at the River Falls High School Tuesday July 21st, 2015 Starting at 7:00 p.m. Located in Ellsworth (Location to be determined)


Interstate Livestock Show

Do you show or have interests in showing beef, sheep or goats? The Interstate Livestock Show will take place at the Polk County Fair Grounds, St. Croix Falls, WI on June 27th, 2015. This livestock show is a great way to participate in livestock judging and show your livestock. The main purposes of the Interstate […]

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The Faces of ACES

A Summit on the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Pierce & St. Croix Counties Families and Providers. Thursday, April 30th, 2015 8am – 3:30 pm Kilkarney Golf Clubhouse, River Falls, WI


Farm Bill Update Meeting on January 21st, 2015

Pierce County Farm Service Agency in partnership with the Pierce County UW-Extension Office will offering an additional Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage (ARC/PLC) informational meeting related to the new Farm Bill on January 21st, 2015 at the Seyforth Building, Pierce County Fairgrounds, 364 North Maple St. P.O. Box 922, Ellsworth, WI 54011 from […]


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 […]