Fall Grazing Conference – Saturday, November 5 2022

The Northwest Wisconsin Graziers Network, UW-River Falls Forage Project and UW-Madison Extension would like to invite you to attend this year’s fall grazing conference in Shell Lake from 8:30 -3:30 on Saturday, November 5, 2022. The conference will be held at the Shell Lake Community Center, 200 West Lake Drive next to US Hwy 63, […]

Extension Dairy E Newsletter

Written by Ryan Sterry, Extension Regional Dairy Educator Don’t miss out, sign up today to receive UW-Madison Extension’s Dairy E Newsletter.  We will dive into two main topics each issue and highlight one of our specialists or educators.  Also we will share an upcoming calendar of events, so you know when there are dairy events […]

Come and Join Us for the Somali 101 Class!

Learn to greet your Somali neighbors, customers, an clients!! DATE: Saturday, November 12, 2022 TIME: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm PLACE:  Barron County Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Barron, WI 54812. ROOM:  110 Hear about the history of Somalia and how the refugees ended up in Barron, WI.  Taught by experienced Somali instructors.  Ask […]

Field Day at the Barron County Demo Plot

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Michael Geissinger, Barron County Regional Crops Extension Educator, held a field event at the Barron County demo plot. The plot is newly established, inter-seeded cover crops.  It is located at 1393 19th Street, Cameron, WI 54812. The event was focused on soil conservation topics and introducing the Barron County demo […]

Last Season Mini Webinars

Fall “Lawndry” List Date:  Wednesday, August 31st Time:  12:00 pm Fall is a good time of year to give your lawn some TLC.  Join us to learn more about lawn fertilizer requirements and recommendations for this time of year, aeration and overseeding, and the basics of weed control. Presented by:  Paul Koch, Associate Professor, Department […]

Wisconsin Horticulture Website

Wisconsin Horticulture Website:  hort.extension.wisc.edu Check out this website!!  This website can be searched to find articles on hundreds of gardening topics!! You just type in your topic for the “search button” and you will be amazed with the amount of information available to you. If you have a gardening question, you can go to this […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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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