2018 Youth Horse Judging Clinic

ATTENTION ALL 4-HERS, FFA YOUTH AND AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION COACHES….. There is a Horse Judging Clinic being offered in River Falls on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 9:00am – 5:00pm.  This clinic will help you prepare or improve your horse judging skills and to learn basic information regarding judging horse balance and conformation, with a focus on […]

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Master Gardner Training in Spooner

MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER TRAINING TO BE HELD IN SPRING 2018 Spooner, Wisconsin January 22, 2018.   Garden enthusiasts in Burnett, Sawyer, Washburn and Polk counties who are interested in learning more about horticulture and who have an interest in volunteering in their local communities can now register for the UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training program.  This program […]

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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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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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Silage season safety

Some potential hazards that you can be exposed to year round. Silage Defacer – Involved in New York Death, 2005. (Photo from NIOSH-CDC) MADISON — This post is intended to support a series of corn silage harvest-related podcasts that will be posted by colleague Liz Binversie of Brown County, UW-Extension. It’s impossible to thoroughly cover all critical safety information in […]

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