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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Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship

The Craig “Marty” Larson Memorial Scholarship is offered each year to a graduating 4-H or FFA member that has participated in the Barron County Fair livestock project for a minimum of five years and is a current livestock project member in good standing. The scholarship recipient will be selected by Craig Larson’s family. Any member […]

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On Sale Now! Barron County 4-H Cookbooks!

Barron County 4-H Cookbooks are available at the Barron County Extension Office, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI  for $10/each.  Cookbooks make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, Christmas, Mother’s Day, and other special occasions.  Cookbooks will also be available during the Barron County Fair in the Youth Building.  Order forms are […]

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Barron-Polk 2019 Performance Arts Festival

Come and see the amazing talents of our Barron County 4-H Youth at the Barron-Polk Performance Arts Festival! Our youth will be performing vocal, instrumental, piano, speeches, drama, dance, and small group music. Come and support our 4-H youth! When: Saturday, April 6th 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Where: Turtle Lake High School Schedule of events: Final […]

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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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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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Get Your MyPlate Plan

Are you trying to eat healthier and obtain a healthier body weight? ChooseMyPlate.gov is a resource that can help you understand what the correct eating pattern is for you and help you achieve your goals. MyPlate now has a tool called “Get Your MyPlate Plan”. You can enter your age, sex, height, weight, and activity […]

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WI Farm Succession Professionals Network Meetings

The 2018 Wisconsin Farm Succession Professionals Network (WIFSPN) meetings will feature case studies, small group discussion, and techniques to use with farmers to help them find their internal motivation to make change.  The last half of the session will focus on the current farm financial situation and provide resources that you can use with your […]

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