Bridge to Self Sufficiency Online Training

The Bridge to Self Sufficiency is a road map tool that has been developed and adapted from Economic Mobility Pathways.  This tool is for the use with adults in Barron County, as a measurement context to identifying growth opportunities to become self sufficient.  This tool can navigate through many of the significant foundations to secure […]

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Raising A Thinking Child 2020 Classes Offered

The Raising A Thinking Child workshop may be right for you!  This evidence based workshop series will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decisions making and communication skills using their thinking brain.  It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that helps you held your child learn HOW to thin, not WHAT to […]

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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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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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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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