Barron County Extension Office Hours

The Barron County Extension Office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Our hours will be 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Closed for the noon hour from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and then open from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm each day.  The office will be closed on Fridays.  Staff will be […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Classes Offered

Raising a Thinking Child Classes will be held on Tuesdays, October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November 3rd, 10th.  They will be held from 8:00 – 9:15 pm in the evenings.  Classes will be held ONLINE using a FREE zoom meeting app.  You can join from your computer, tablet, or smart phone from the comfort of […]

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Wisconsin 4-H presents: Hands-on Learning at home Links

Extension educators from around the state created a handy list of easy-to-access activities and curriculum. It’s linked below. To save you time, energy, and unnecessary worry, we: Filtered out many activities with hard-to-find supplies and those that needed a lot of adult supervision to be safe. Included activities that encouraged some kind of safe social […]

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2020 Barron County 4-H Scholarship Application

The 2020 Barron County Scholarship Application is available to all 4-H youth meeting the listed criteria.  To be eligible for the Barron County 4-H Scholarship, you must: Be a member of 4-H for at least three years, currently enrolled and achieved in 4-H the previous year. Be graduating from 4-H in the current year. Be […]

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Making Health and Nutrition A Priority During this COVID-19 Pandemic

Making Health and Nutrition a Priority during this Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives. No one knows how long these virus safety measures will need to stay in place, but it presents a perfect time to protect and improve your health while […]

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Information and resources about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is receiving increased attention in the news media as the disease continues to spread around the globe. We understand you may get questions about COVID-19 from partners and program participants. We want to ensure you have the resources you need to be responsive. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Wisconsin […]

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Register Today! Parents Forever Class

Register Today!   Parents Forever is a 3-hour “co-parenting” class for parents in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. It will be held in 2020 on these dates: Dates:  November 12th. Time:  6:00 – 9:00 pm Location:  Due to COVID-19 August 18th Parents Forever Class is being offered via Zoom! Cost:  […]

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Bridge to Self Sufficiency Online Training

The Bridge to Self Sufficiency is a tool that has been developed for the use with residents of Barron County.   This tool will help measure growth and self sufficiency with the clients that agencies and organizations work with on a daily basis. WHEN: Tuesday, February 25th – 10:00 to 11:00 am Monday, March 9th – […]

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When in doubt, throw it out!!

Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save It and When to Throw It Out As the USDA notes in Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency, your refrigerator will keep food safe for up to 4 hours during a power outage. Keep the door closed as much as possible. Discard refrigerated perishable food such as meat, […]

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