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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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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Wisconsin BQA Certification

UW-Extension Barron, Polk, and St. Croix counties invites you to participate in the Wisconsin Beef Quality Assurance Certification meetings.  There are 2 dates and 2 locations to choose from: Wednesday, December 12th – 12:45 Registration, 1:00 pm program starting: Barron County Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Barron, WI. RSVP:  UWEX Barron County 715-537-6250 or […]

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Workshop on Top 10 Tree Diseases for 2018

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting a workshop on Wednesday, October 17th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Pioneer Village Museum in Cameron.  Dr. Brian Hudelson of the University of Wisconsin Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic will present on diseases affecting trees in Wisconsin and provide tips on winter care. The workshop is […]

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Junior Leader December Meeting & Christmas Party

4-H Junior Leaders December Meeting & Christmas Party   Who:     All Junior Leaders (youth grade 8th-13th) When:  Sunday, December 17th @ 4pm Where: Barron County Government Center, Rm 110 What:   Junior Leader’s Monthly Meeting & Christmas Party   -Bring your favorite cookie to share and White Elephant gift! -Wear your favorite Christmas hat or […]

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Barron County Buzz: Millipedes

In this episode of Barron County Buzz, Tim Jergenson explains why you may be seeing millipedes trying to move into your house! Don’t worry, he tells you what they want and what to do about it. Read more from this UW-Extension Fact Sheet: Millipedes     Barron County Buzz: The short and sweet way to […]

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Barron County Buzz: Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

In today’s Barron County Buzz, Tim Jergenson explains why tree leaf colors change in the fall.  Learn more by reading UW Extension’s factsheet: Leaf Color Change in Autumn.   Barron County Buzz: The short and sweet way to learn something new! Presented by UW-Extension Barron County. Music: www.bensound.com

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