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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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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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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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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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Cover Crops Resource Tool

Cover Crop Resource Tool Now Available!! Go to the Midwest Cover Crops Council website for the web format at: www.mccc.msu.edu/multimedia.html or there is a searchable Excel spreadsheet format at the Purdue Extension-Dubois County website at:  https://extension.purdue.edu/Dubois/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=14431

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Growing Microgreens – Now!

Grow fresh Microgreens all year long.  this doesn’t seem possible but it is all you need is a sunny window or a grow light and you can grow these in your home fresh for you and your family. To learn how just follow, Grow Microgreens Indoors

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