SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM BARRON COUNTY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS

The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers are offering two $150 grants for worthy community garden projects.  Projects must be gardening related and located in Barron County.  The applicant must be a non-profit group or organization. Include the following information in the application.  Name, address, contact person’s phone number, location of the group or organization, contact […]

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2019 Project Discovery Days! Last Session; March 9th

2019 Project Discovery Days! Dates for Project Discovery Days: 9am-12pm Barron Government Center March 9th is our last session this year! Come join us for one of these great craft classes! Make something for yourself, a Christmas gift, or project for the fair! Project Discovery Days Classes & Registration March 9 2019-Registration Due March 6th […]

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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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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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Barron County 2019 Plat Books are Here!

The new Barron County 2019 Plat Books are here at the Barron County Extension Office for sale!  They are hot off the delivery truck!  They make a great Christmas gift!! Stop on by the Barron County Extension Office (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) Monday through Friday.  The Extension Office will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New […]

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