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Barron County Master Gardener Volunteer Training Fall 2019

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteer Training will be held in the Fall of 2019 starting on Tuesday, September 3, and running through November 19th.  The class will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at UWEC-Barron County Campus, 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI in Rice Lake.  The cost for the class is […]

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Submit Recipes for the Barron County 4-H Cookbook!

The 4-H Adult Leader Council is creating a custom cookbook featuring favorite recipes from our 4-H members, volunteers, and the community. These cookbooks will be professionally published and are sure to be a treasured keepsake for us all. Money raised will be used for youth scholarships, award programs, and youth trip funding. Please submit 3-5 […]

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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM BARRON COUNTY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers are offering two $150 grants for worthy community garden projects.  Projects must be gardening related and located in Barron County.  The applicant must be a non-profit group or organization. Include the following information in the application.  Name, address, contact person’s phone number, location of the group or organization, contact […]

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2019 Project Discovery Days! Last Session; March 9th

2019 Project Discovery Days! Dates for Project Discovery Days: 9am-12pm Barron Government Center March 9th is our last session this year! Come join us for one of these great craft classes! Make something for yourself, a Christmas gift, or project for the fair! Project Discovery Days Classes & Registration March 9 2019-Registration Due March 6th […]

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Spring Garden Expo Coming Soon!!

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to attend the Spring Garden Expo coming up on April 6, 2019.  The cost of this year’s event is $30.00 and it will be held at WITC Conference Center, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868.  Registration deadline is March 29, 2019.  If you register after that […]

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UW-Extension Washburn County Master Gardener Volunteer Training Offered

Any adult interested in gardening can apply for Master Gardener Volunteer Training.  Acceptance is contingent on passing a criminal background check and completing the application process. Students will receive 36 hours of training.  In return they are expected to volunteer a minimum of 24 hours of their time assisting with community projects and stay current […]

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Horticulture Refresher Class To Be Held

Responding to Horticulture Inquiries – This annual professional development training is provided by the UW-Extension Horticulture Team to acquaint UW-Extension agents, educators, office staff and MGVs with information on UW-Extension diagnostic services, written and web-based horticulture resources, and UW-Extension personnel who can assist in answering horticulture-related questions.  This in-service is a great opportunity to connect with […]

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