Free Airplane Rides!

EAA Chapter 631 will host Young Eagle flights for youths 8-17 (weather permitting) at theairports and dates listed below. Date Time Airport Location Saturday, May 18, 2024 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Vetterkind Field8306 270th Ave, New Auburn, WI 54757 Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Chetek645 Lakeview Dr., Chetek, WI 54728 […]

Tractor Safety Registration Open

Farm Safety & Farm Machinery Certification Course set The Barron-Polk County Tractor Safety Certification Program will be held June 17, 18, 19, and 20 at a Barron High School.   The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of that week, and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday. […]

Resources for Answering Food Preservation and Food Safety Questions

Where can consumers in my county go for the pressure canner dial gauge testing? The Extension HEAL website links counties that provide pressure canner dial gauge testing. https://healthyliving.extension.wisc.edu/topics/food-safety-and-preservation/ Where can I direct consumers for up-to-date food preservation information?  Direct consumers to web-based information that is research-supported: ·         National Center for Home Food Preservation https://nchfp.uga.edu ·         Wisconsin Safe Food Preservation recipes https://healthyliving.extension.wisc.edu/topics/food-safety-and-preservation/recipes/   Where […]

Key Award Applications – due 6/15

The Wisconsin 4-H Key Award Program is one of the highest recognitions a 4-H member can receive. This award recognizes a select group of 4-H participants who have demonstrated consistent growth in their 4-H involvement, developed and applied their leadership skills, and actively participated in the functions of their 4-H club and community. To be […]

2024 WI 4-H Area Animal Science Day!

Registrations are open for the 2024 WI 4-H Area Animal Science Day! We hope your team is going to join us for a day of competition, learning, and fun! For more information about the event and registering, visit: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/statewide-events-and-opportunities/area-animal-science-days/ __________________________________________________ 2024 Area Animal Science Days Sites and Offerings June 18, 2024, Shawano County Location: Shawano […]

2024 Sheep Clinic

2024 Sheep Clinic – Thursday, June 6 at 6PM, Barron County Fair Grounds (Show Ring and Sheep Barn) Register by June 1 at https://go.wisc.edu/9e5db6 Learn tips and tricks for successfully getting your lamb fair ready! This is also a great way for anyone interested in knowing more about showing sheep to come and learn and […]

Barron County 4-H Scholarships – Deadline 6/1

Reminder – Barron County 4-H Scholarship Opportunities Deadline – June 1 Reminder: 12th Grade youth have the opportunity to join 4-H for one more year if they choose. If you do this you would apply for the scholarship NEXT year. If this is your last year in 4-H, you would apply THIS year. This applies […]

Rabbit Project Meeting

Rabbit Project MeetingSaturday, June 19AM-10:30AM Barron County Fair GroundsLearn about: Rabbit’s breed, health, clipping nails, checking teeth, tattooing, and showmanship**Rabbits are welcome 1st year members strongly encouraged to attend. Reminder: ALL RABBITS MUST BE TATTOOED PRIOR TO THE FAIR, you can have your rabbit tattooed at this meeting. Questions-contact Chris Broten 715-837-1840 or 715-642-0661.

Passport to Summer Olympics

Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, Washburn County Youth Summer 2024 Participate in fun activities all summer long with Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn County 4-H! Pick up a Passport to the Summer Olympics at your local 4-H office starting June 1; be sure to join us at any of the events below to get a […]

Focus on Fathers!

Join Fathers, Father figures, and others in that type of role via Zoom to explore parenting topics and learn ways to strengthen your relationship with your child!

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