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PULLORUM TESTING DATE HAS CHANGED!!!!!!!

There has been an issue with the Pullorum Typhoid testing antigen and because of this the testing of our poultry is now being held on JUNE 21ST FROM 5:00PM – 8:00PM!! (not on June 28) There will NOT be any other opportunity to get your birds tested before the Polk County Fair.                    The other local […]

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2017 Polk County Fair Premium Book

2017 Polk County Fair Premium Book can now be viewed, downloaded and/or printed.  for those that may be missing pages you can view them and print them at your convenience.  If you are having trouble viewing please copy and paste the link and try a different browser.

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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, June 1, Thursday, July 13 and Thursday, August 17 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 […]

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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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