Project Discovery Days

Please Join us on March 14 for Project Discovery Days.  Pre-Registration is Required. Project Discovery Days Flyer March 2020 CORRECTION

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Scholarship Available from the Barron County Master Gardeners

The Barron County Master Gardeners if offering a $500 Scholarship for an eligible Barron County student interested in pursuing an education in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or Turf Management.  Interested students should obtain an application form from the Student Services Department at their local high school.  The school will then forward the applications to Kim Grover […]

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Apply for a Garden Grant

Here is a sure sign of Spring!!  The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers are offering two $150 grants for worthy community garden projects.  The applicant must be a non-profit group or organization.  Send your applications to Kim Grover, Barron County Extension Office, Barron County Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI 54812.  […]

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Cultivating Your Farm’s Future – March 18th, 2020

Farm Succession and Estate Planning Workshops – having intentional conversations around farm succession and developing future plans fore the farm provides a better chance of transition success. DATE:  March 18th, 2020 TIME:  10:00 am – 2:30 pm PLACE:  Dunn County Community Services Bldg, 3001 US Hwy 12 East, Menomonie, WI 54751 COST:  $20 per person […]

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S.T.E.M. Saturday (March 14)

Join us for fascinating activities and hands-on experiences showcasing science, technology, engineering and math.  This amazing day will be led by UW faculty—mega-mind professors ready to have fun!  Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register by March 1.  Download from here, or register online at uwec.ly/barronce

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Barron County Commission on Ag Scholarships Available

The Barron County Commission on Agriculture is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship program.  The Commission on Agriculture offers $750.00 scholarship so Barron County residents pursuing a post-secondary education in an Agricultural or Natural Resources field of study.  Preference may be given to applicants whose families are engaged in Ag Production or applicants who have […]

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4-H Barron County Beacon – January

Take a look at what is happening in 4-H.  Volunteer is the key topic of this newsletter.  What makes a good volunteer?  What kinds of volunteers are there in 4-H?  Read about this and more in the January Barron County Beacon.  Please contact us if you can volunteer! To read the 2020 January 4-H Barron […]

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Register for the Parents Forever Classes

Register now for the next Parents Forever Class.  This is a 3 hour “co-parenting” class for parents in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating.  This class will help parents describe the family transition journey and how each family member will be affected.  Recognize the role of self-care, parent-child relationships, and […]

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