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Infomational Meeting – WI Act 377 Implements of Husbandry

This informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 15th, at the UW-Barron County Campus, Rice Lake, WI at 12 Noon.  This meeting will be held in the Blue Hills lecture hall inside Ritzinger Hall on the UW-Barron County Campus.  Enter through the Administration  Building (Meggers Hall). Wisconsin Act 377 modernizes Wisconsin’s existing laws concerning […]

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Jergenson Completes Dairy FARM Program Evaluator Training

Tim Jergenson, Barron County UW-Extension agricultural agent has successfully completed the National Dairy FARM program evaluator training.  The Dairy FARM program was started three years ago by the National Milk Producers Federation to provide a consistent, national, verifiable means of showing consumers and the food value chain how dairy products are produced.  The number of […]

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Jam Making Class

Jam Making Class

July 14, 5-9pm Maranatha Evangelical Free Church, Rice Lake Come learn the art of jam making! Presented by Barron County’s Master Preservers, this class will offer demonstrations as well as hands on experience.  You will learn the various techniques necessary to successfully create your own jam, as well as leave with research-supported recipes and samples. […]

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How to Price Standing Hay

How to Price Standing Hay

UW-Extension staff have developed a spreadsheet to help buyer and seller determine an appropriate price range for one time sales of standing hay.  Click here to connect to this decision-making tool . . . Pricing Standing Forage (2)

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Winter Damage to Evergreens

Winter Damage to Evergreens

The damage to evergreens that we are seeing this spring is “winter kill” or “winter burn.”  The brown spots or tips to evergreens are die-back caused by a combination of things.  Winter burn results from water loss in plants during winter.  During the growing season, water is absorbed and pumped from soil into the roots […]

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Cloverbud Super Saturday Registration Open

Cloverbud Super Saturday Registration Open

The Barron County 4-H Junior Leaders are sponsoring a Cloverbud Super Saturday for 4-H members in grades K-2.  The event will be held Saturday, June 28, 9 am to noon at Becker Park in Barron.  Games, crafts, and a fun snack are on the agenda.  Registration is $5.  To register, see the Cloverbud Super Saturday […]

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Sign up for 4-H Summer Camp!!

Sign up for 4-H Summer Camp!!

Registrations for PO-CROIX-BAR-DUN 4-H Summer Camp is due on Friday, May 23.  A fun summer camp experience is available for youth in Grades 3-4 (June 16-18) and Grades 5-6 (June 18-20) at the beautiful Kiwanis Camp on the St. Croix River.  Youth in Grades 7-8 can sign up for an Outpost Camp experience (June 16-18), […]

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4-H Food Stand Manager Position Available

4-H Food Stand Manager Position Available

Barron County 4-H is looking for qualified candidates to help prepare for and manage the 4-H Food Stand at the Barron County Fair this year. Duties include: Planning menu, researching best pricing for and ordering food and supplies Taking a lead role in food preparation and safe food and kitchen practices Managing and scheduling both […]

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4-H Junior Leaders Food Stand Manager Application

4-H Junior Leaders Food Stand Manager Application

The Barron County 4-H Junior Leaders Food Stand is a popular stand at the Barron County Fair. It is known for its malts and shakes, and serves other foods in addition.  All work in the stand is coordinated by Food Stand Managers, including deciding on menu, shopping, scheduling and training workers, handling money, set up […]

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Apply for ROPS Rebate

Apply for ROPS Rebate

The National Farm Medicine Center is offering a rebate of 70% up to $865 on the purchase and installation of a ROPS on farm tractors without this protection. Tractors are the leading cause of deaths on farms.  A rollover protective structure (ROPS) refers to operator compartment structures (usually cabs or frames) intended to protect farmers […]

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Need Some Help in “Raising Healthy Eaters”?

Need Some Help in “Raising Healthy Eaters”?

Are you faced everyday with the challenge of getting your children to eat foods that are of value?  We have the program for you!!  Barron County UW-Extension’s Family Living Educator, Missy Bablick, and Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Educator/Coordinator, Kathy Splett, are teaming together to provide you with skills and know-how  to help your child become a healthy eater!!  […]

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Get Nutrition Information Here!

Get Nutrition Information Here!

Are you searching for quick and easy nutrition information in one spot?!!  The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) has a weekly newsletter entitled  Food $ense that will connect you to current and timely nutrition education with just a click.  This information is research based; therefore, trustworthy and up-to-date.  Food $ense  has past newsletters which are available to […]

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$upporting $uccess Financial Capability Program

$upporting $uccess Financial Capability Program

Check out our latest power point about Emotional Spending along with some great tools to help you track your spending! $upporting $uccess

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4-H Newsletter!

4-H Newsletter!

Check out the most recent 4-H newsletter, with the latest information about Barron County 4-H, a calendar of events, and more!

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