Attention Adult 4-H’ers and Volunteers!

Robotics & LEGO Robotics Workshop now being coordinated! When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 Where: St. Croix Falls High School Time: 9:00 am – 2:00pm(?) Cost: $7.00 for lunch Northern Lights 4H Club and the Leader’s Federation are coordinating this workshop. The State 4-H STEM specialist, Joanna Skulzacek will be the instructor for the day. This workshop […]

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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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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 Mondays, September 18; October 16; November 13 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 for […]

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UW-Extension Publications

Are you needing some help with a project or just some new knowledge about something? Check out the UW-Extension Learning Store for just about anything you may want to know about.  Many of the publications are in PDF format and are viewable and can be downloaded to your own computer or printed if you prefer. The following […]

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Location of Extension

The Polk County UW Extension office is located in Balsam Lake at the two story government center: Office Address: 100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 190 Balsam Lake, WI 54810 Phone: (715)485-8600 Fax: (715)485-8601

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