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Tractor Safety in Polk County

Tractor Safety for youth ages 12 years and 15 years has been set. Dates: June 18-21, 2018 Location: Minglewood Farms, 60 105th Street, Deer Park, WI  54007 Time 8:00am – 2:30pm Cost: $25.00 A hotdog lunch will be provided on the first day. Participants are on there own for lunch the rest of the days. […]


2018 Area Animal Science Days

2018 Area Animal Science Days are coming to a place near you in June! June 14, 2018 Kewaunee County June 22, 2018 Clark County June 29,2018  Lafayette County For more information and the registration packet please go to the Area Animal Science Days page.  

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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 May 23,2018, June 27,2018, July 25,2018 & August 22,2018  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 […]


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/.


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 […]


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 […]