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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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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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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NEW NAME FOR WNEP!!!!

Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences FoodWIse is  the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program. A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of […]

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