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Badger Crop Connect

There will be a Badger Crop Connect session on June 3, 2020 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.  You can register by 5:00 pm on June 2 at this link:  http://go.wisc.edu/1sf4l3 Some topics will include:  Managing Winter Wheat Diseases and Insect Development and Current Risks:  Culprits to be Watching For.  

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Barron County Extension Office Hours for June

The Barron County Extension Office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for the month of June 2020.  Our hours will be 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and then from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm each day.  The office will be closed on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Staff will be working remotely.  Below is contact […]

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New to Gardening!

New to Gardening?  If you’ve never really gardened before, getting started might seem overwhelming.  But it’s actually quite easy to start growing some fresh, nutritious and tasty vegetables in your own yard, community garden plot, or even in containers on a deck or patio.  Here are some simple steps to growing a garden at home […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Classes Offered

Raising a Thinking Child Classes will be held on Tuesdays, May 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th.  They will be held from 8:00 – 9:15 pm in the evenings.  Classes will be held ONLINE using a FREE zoom meeting app.  You can join from your computer, tablet, or smart phone from the comfort […]

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Wisconsin 4-H presents: Hands-on Learning at home Links

Extension educators from around the state created a handy list of easy-to-access activities and curriculum. It’s linked below. To save you time, energy, and unnecessary worry, we: Filtered out many activities with hard-to-find supplies and those that needed a lot of adult supervision to be safe. Included activities that encouraged some kind of safe social […]

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April 2020 Barron County Beacon

April 2020 Barron County Beacon “When the story of COVID-19 is just a story we tell, let’s make sure our stories are stories we’re proud to tell.” -Aaron Brockett, Traders Point Church Do you ever wonder what you story you will tell about this time period in 50 years? I bet it will be very […]

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2020 Barron County 4-H Scholarship Application

The 2020 Barron County Scholarship Application is available to all 4-H youth meeting the listed criteria.  To be eligible for the Barron County 4-H Scholarship, you must: Be a member of 4-H for at least three years, currently enrolled and achieved in 4-H the previous year. Be graduating from 4-H in the current year. Be […]

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