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Master Gardener Class Fall of 2018

Coming this fall, Master Gardener Training Level I The training will be beginning Monday, September 10, 2018 and continuing through November 12, 2018 from 6:30 – 9:15pm (including two Saturdays).  The classes will be held at the St. Croix County Agricultural Service and Education Center in Baldwin, WI.  Class size is limited so register early. […]

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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 Wednesday, August 22,2018, September 26,2018, October 24, 2018 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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Western Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas

Support local farmers!  The Western Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas is your source for finding homegrown foods, including vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and more.  Pick up your hard copy at the UW-Extension office or download online at http://www.wwffa.net/.

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ATTENTION – All Commercial & Private Pesticide Applicators

ATTENTION ALL COMMERCIAL & PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATORS….. If you are using the NEW Dicamba formulations – Engenia/Xtendimax/Fexapan – in the 2018 growing season you are required to take a training and certification class. The State of Wisconsin has approved a training that meets their requirements as well as the requirements by the Dicamba label formula […]

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Newsletter For Dairy Farms and Their Employees

Want to know how to have productive lactation in your dairy cows or staying safe around manure handling and storage systems?  There is a newsletter now available in both English and Spanish called The Dairy Partner. Click below for the latest news on the above subjects and look for more every other month from the Agriculture […]

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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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