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ATTENTION GOLFERS!! 4-H Golf Classic

Annual Northwest 4-H Golf Classic —- June 12, 2017 Kilkarney Hills Golf Club – River Falls, WI This annual charity golf tournament creates resources used for scholarships, out-state learning trips, robotic programs and to reach out to non-4-Hers in Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Dunn Counties. Schedule: 11 a.m. – Registration and Lunch 12 noon […]

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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 Thursday, April 6, 2017, and Thursday, May 4, 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 […]

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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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Heart of the Farm – Siren, WI

Heart of the Farm Conference for Women Saturday, April 1, 2017 Siren Senior Community Center 9:00am – 4:00pm  Registration begins at 8:30am Cost is $20.00 per person Registration deadline: March 29, 2017 To register or for more information, contact UW-Extension Agent Otto Wiegand (715)635-3506; or Jenny Vanderlin (608)263-7795 jmvander@wisc.edu

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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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How Much is TOO Much Overindulging?

Black Friday shopping and Cyber Monday browsing may have many parents scrambling for Holiday gift ideas. While giving your child gifts during this time of year can be a way to connect and show you care – it is also important to ask, how much is enough? This week’s Parenthetical post discusses the effects overindulgence can […]

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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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