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Now Accepting Applications for 4-H Summer Intern

Polk County UW-Extension is now accepting applications/resumes for the 2017 4-H Summer Intern position.  This positions starts at the beginning of June and runs through mid-August (dates negotiable).  This position is designed to provide assistance to the 4-H Youth Development Educator and other Extension staff during the busy summer months.  Summer Interns gain experience for […]

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Free Agriculture Recycling Opportunity

Revolution Plastics, a company with Midwest operations based out of Madison, WI and facilities in Appleton and Eau Claire, is looking to expand their Ag plastics recycling business into western Wisconsin. They are planning to collect Ag plastics from farmers with on-farm recycling dumpsters. The dumpsters are free and collection is free to the farmer. […]

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Small Business Consulting Sessions

UW-Extension Polk County is teaming up with the Small Business Development Center at UW-River Falls to offer no-cost small business consulting on February 6, 2017 and March 6, 2017 at the Polk County Government Center in Balsam Lake.  These confidential, 50-minute consulting sessions are for individuals who want to start a business and need guidance, or […]

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4-H Enrollment Information

Welcome to Polk County 4-H!  All enrollments are done through 4H Online, an easy to use online enrollment system. Follow these easy steps: Find a 4-H Community Club in Polk County!  Please contact the UW-Extension office for assistance at (715)485-8600 or email: charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu . See the following instructions to enroll your family after you have found […]

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Nurturing Your Nonprofit: Creating & Sustaining an Effective Board of Directors

Northwest Alliance Community Foundation, in partnership with the Amery Area Community Foundation and UW-Extension Polk County, presents Nurturing Your Nonprofit: Creating & Sustaining an Effective Board of Directors (That is also willing to ask for Money!), on Thursday, March 9, 1:00-4:30 p.m. at the Milltown Community Center.  Dr. Gary Kelsey of the School for Public Policy […]

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Artpreneur 101 – Marketing Class for Artists

Are you an artist or crafter who wants to sell your work? UW-Extension Polk County is sponsoring Artpreneur 101, a class specifically geared towards helping local artists and craftspeople explore marketing approaches for their business. The class will be held over two nights, March 6 and 13, in the West Conference room at the Polk […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Sessions

Pesticide Applicator Training Sessions Private Agriculture Pesticide Applicator Training Scheduled for 2017 Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 – UWRF Dairy Learning Center UWRF Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls, WI Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – Polk County Government Center 100 Polk County Plaza, Balsam Lake, WI Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – Pierce County […]

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2017 New Feed Directives – Bernie O’Rourke

Veterinary Feed Directive – VFD Bernie O’Rourke – Extension Youth Livestock Specialist has provided the new guidelines in regards to the Veterinarian Feed Directive Regulation.  The new guidelines are effective January 1, 2017. For more information go to VFD page there is a video and a printable PDF of all the new guidelines.

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