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Manure Applicator Training 101- March 4th and 11th

Barron County Extension and Chippewa County Extension Offices will host a Manure Applicator Training 101.  Chippewa County will host the training on March 4th at the Chippewa County Courthouse, Room 003, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.  Barron County will host the training on March 11th in Barron at the Barron County Government Center, Room 110, Barron, […]

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Winter Grazing Conference, Shell Lake, Saturday, March 9th

The Northwest Wisconsin Graziers Network and UW-Extension would like to invite you to attend this year’s winter grazing conference in Shell Lake from 8:30 – 3:30 on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  The conference will be held at the Shell Lake Community Center, 200 West Lake Drive, one block east of UW Hwy 63, in the […]

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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 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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Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recalled

Hy-Vee, an employee-owned chain of more than 249 supermarkets located throughout the Midwest in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin has recalled cheesecake for possible salmonella contamination. Hy-Vee says the recalled cheesecake is made with Diamond Crystal Brands cheesecake mix. Hy-Vee learned of the potential for contamination from a warning letter […]

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Barron County 2019 Plat Books are Here!

The new Barron County 2019 Plat Books are here at the Barron County Extension Office for sale!  They are hot off the delivery truck!  They make a great Christmas gift!! Stop on by the Barron County Extension Office (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) Monday through Friday.  The Extension Office will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New […]

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10 Holiday Home Food Safety Tips

With the Holidays right around the corner, there will be many occasions for family gatherings where food will be center stage. Keep your family safe by following these 10 tips, making your gatherings a memorable time!

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