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Beef Stocker Pasture Walk – Saturday, August 31, 2019

The NW Wisconsin Graziers Network and UW-Extension invite you to a beef stocker pasture walk to be held on Saturday, August 31, at 10:00 am.  Hosts John and Maureen Maloney operate a small rotationally grazed stocker herd of 10 animals on about 25 acres of new pasture on their 120 acre farm north of McKinley.  […]

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When in doubt, throw it out!!

Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save It and When to Throw It Out As the USDA notes in Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency, your refrigerator will keep food safe for up to 4 hours during a power outage. Keep the door closed as much as possible. Discard refrigerated perishable food such as meat, […]

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Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship

The Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship is offered each year to a graduating 4-H or FFA member that has participated in the Barron County Fair livestock project for a minimum of five years and is a current livestock project member in good standing. The scholarship recipient will be selected by Craig Larson’s family. Any member […]

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On Sale Now! Barron County 4-H Cookbooks!

Barron County 4-H Cookbooks are available at the Barron County Extension Office, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI  for $10/each.  Cookbooks make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, Christmas, Mother’s Day, and other special occasions.  Cookbooks will also be available during the Barron County Fair in the Youth Building.  Order forms are […]

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Kim Grover Recognized

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension – Barron County is happy to recognize the dedication and exemplary work of Administrative Assistant, Kim Grover. She was recognized for her 40 years of employment in Barron County, most of which have been in the Extension Office. We are honored to have her as a part of the Extension […]

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Barron/Polk Tractor Safety Training

The Barron/Polk County Tractor Safety Certification Program will be held June 17th, 19th, and 20th, 2019 at the Barron High School.  The program runs from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm each day and the cost per person is $20.00.  There is no Tuesday class going to be held because of the Area Animal Science Days […]

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Extension Intern – Human Development and Relationships Application

Extension Intern-Human Development and Relationships Position is being offered through UW-Madison.  It is a local work study preferred student job and it will include Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.  Anticipated start date will be June 1, 2019 and the end date will be September 6, 2019.  Qualifications include:  Experience managing multiple task, timelines, […]

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