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Community Garden Survey – Win a Gift Card!

UW-Extension is conducting an online survey about community gardens.  The purpose of the survey is to determine whether a community garden in the City of Barron would be embraced and supported with interest.  Please take the survey whether you are a resident of Barron or not.  The survey will take less than 5 minutes to […]

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Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Update Meetings Planned

Farmers, agribusinesses and public officials are invited to attend a workshop to start reviewing No Fee Permit requirements for operating implements of husbandry (IoH) and agricultural commercial motor vehicles (Ag CMV) on local town roads, county and state highways in 2015. The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 31st from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon […]

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2015 Champ Camp and Fun Show

The Barron County 4-H Youth Horse Project will hold its 3rd Annual Champ Camp on June 26-27 at the Barron County Fairgrounds. The camp includes five sessions by professional clinicians, a night of camping, stalls for your horse(s), a “Champ Camp” t-shirt, lunch on Saturday and a dance and campfire on Friday night!  All active […]

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AmeriCorps VISTA Position Opening

Barron Co. UW-Extension has an opening for a temporary one-year, full-time volunteer position.  The Community Outreach Coordinator will work with UW-Extension and its partners to expand and create community programs, promote positive youth development, and enhance volunteer activities.  Start date: 6/08/15.  End date: 6/10/16. AmeriCorps VISTA is open to all U.S. citizens age 18 and […]

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“Because of UW-Extension” Social Media Campaign

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2015-2017 proposed Wisconsin budget includes a $150 million base cut to the University of Wisconsin System. This severe and abrupt cut represents an approximate 13 percent reduction to the State of Wisconsin’s General Purpose Revenue (GPR) support for the UW System. Because UW-Extension is part of the UW System, this cut will […]

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Register Now for the Spring Garden Expo

Learn to create a spectacular container garden, how to diagnose plant diseases, and discover what tried and true vegetables are now the “hot new item” at the Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers’ 2015 Spring Garden Expo.  The Spring Garden Expo will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Conference Center in […]

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Who’s Plate? My Plate!

With a New Year just under way, many people are focused on losing weight. Unfortunately, some of the ways people try to lose weight are not healthy. People tend to cut out foods or food groups, go on restrictive diets or spend money on supplements and drinks, all of which do not work and overtime […]

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Seeking Camp Counselors

Being a counselor at the Po-Croix-Bar-Dun 4-H Summer Camp is a great youth leadership experience working with campers and other teens, plus it is a lot of fun! Counselors need to be at least a freshman in high school.  Counselors will be selected for a camp (Younger, Middle or Outpost) once final camper numbers are […]

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4-H Performance Arts Festival

The Barron-Polk 4-H Performance Arts Festival will be held Saturday, March 21 at Turtle Lake School.  Entry information and forms for music, drama, interpretive reading, speaking and demonstration are due to the UW-Extension office by February 27.  The forms for each category are below. Individual Entry Categories: Demonstration Speaking and Reading Music Club Entry Categories: […]

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