Barron County Fair Entry Information

Information about registering for the fair: You can find information about the fair in the latest Barron County Fair Book. Copies of the book can be found with your club leader, picked up at the Extension office, or found online at barroncountyfair.com. How do I enter my youth in the Barron County Fair? Junior Class […]

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Barron County June Dairy Breakfast to be Held!

The Barron County Dairy Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Glen and Sue Wohlk’s farm (Rainbow Valley Farms) in Almena.  It starts at 6:00 am in the morning and goes until 11:30 am serving breakfast; pancakes, scrambled eggs, sliced cheese, apple sauce, maple syrup, milk, etc.  The address is 1532 6 […]

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“Strong Bodies”- a strength training class.

UW-Extension FoodWIse Educators, Kathy and Andrea, along with Maria Seibel from Mayo Community Engagement will be offering an evidence-based strength training program for middle-age and older women and men.  They will guide participants through the program and help them to see improvements in their health and wellness.  No experience necessary. Strength training has been shown […]

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Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe!

Making Sweet Spreads and Canning Fruit Fruits contain natural sugar known as fructose.  When we make canned jellies and sauces, we may add more sugar to help preserve, sweeten and main the quality of the fruit.  Many people are paying more attention to the amount and type of sugar the consume.  In commercially processed fruit […]

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We’re Hiring! 4-H Operations and Communications Associate!

Barron and Washburn counties are hiring a 4-H Operations and Communications Associate!  Come be a part of Wisconsin’s Largest Classroom! It will be Part Time 60% with benefits! Application deadline is:  April 20, 2022. Learn more at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/filter/?job-mail-subscribe-privacy=agree&search-keyword=EXT%2F&location=barron

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Scholarship Available from the Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers

$500 Scholarship Available A $500 scholarship is available for an eligible Barron County student interested in pursuing an education in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or Turf Management. Criteria: Must be in a horticulture program – landscape design, turf management or general program. Must be a Barron County high school senior or have graduated from a Barron […]

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