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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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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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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Kids-N-Pigs: Show Pig Sale & Clinic

Sunday, April 3, 2016 12:30pm Viewing, Clinic at 1:00pm Bid Off starts after the Clinic (3:00) Sale and Clinic held at: Valley Feeds 1620 Indianhead Dr.  Menomonie, WI 54751 Clinic Features:  Swine Nutrition and Antibiotic Use, Kent Feeds Profiles Show Supplies will be on site!!! For more information on the Sale, Contact: John Entorf: 715-556-0935, Bonnie […]

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Livestock Judging Meeting

Dear 4-H/ FFA Livestock Project Members, 2016 marks the start for new opportunities for Pierce County 4-H/ FFA livestock project members. In past participation in Area Animal Science Days, Agriculture Technology Contests, and other educational workshops related to livestock, youth have been asking, when are livestock judging practices going to start for the new 2016 […]

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2016 Shayr-A-Heifer Program

The Wisconsin Ayrshire Breeders Association (WABA) are now accepting applications for their 2016 Shayr-A-Heifer Program. The Shayr-A-Heifer Program is designed to give young people the opportunity to work with a registered Ayrshire as a project animal.  Ownership will be on 50/50 basis between qualified candidate and the WABA.  Those selected will be expected to sign […]

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