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. 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 ·         Wisconsin Safe Food Preservation recipes   Where […]

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: __________________________________________________ 2024 Area Animal Science Days Sites and Offerings June 18, 2024, Shawano County Location: Shawano […]

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!

Badger Crop Connect Webinars!

Back for its fifth year, Badger Crop Connect begins on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. and continues every second and fourth Wednesday of each month through late October. Join UW–Madison researchers, Extension specialists and educators, and industry experts to learn more about the research, resources, and strategies that will help you optimize crop yield, quality, and profitability on your farm this year. Register for the series and sign up for email updates at

Free Online Parenting Classes

Join free online parenting classes. Connect with other parents. Get practical, positive, research-based parenting ideas. Help children grow. Click each class name to register below. When you register, you will receive an email with a link that gives you access to the class using Zoom. Check your junk mail if you don’t receive this email. Raising Wisconsin’s Children online parenting classes are on the 3rd Thursday at 1 PM unless otherwise noted. Classes are for any parent or caregiver.

Livestock YQCA Registration

ALL youth planning to show beef, sheep or swine, (or Miss-Q Dairy Quality) at the Barron County fair must attend a YQCA meeting on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30PM at the Barron High School Commons -OR- Monday, March 18 at 6:30PM at the Barron High School Commons At this meeting, Livestock youth will receive all […]

Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing

Upcoming Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing!
3 Locations
February 5th – Ellsworth, WI
February 15th – Barron, WI
February 27th – Baldwin, WI
Cost: $10.00
Contact Becky Brathal at or 651-302-6520

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