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Barron County Beacon Dec-Jan 2017

Check out the latest edition of the Barron County Beacon for the upcoming events, news, and exciting opportunities that 4H has to offer for the new year!! Barron Beacon December January 2017

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Project Discovery Days-February 11th, 2017

Calling all youth!!! What are you doing on February 11th? Looking for something fun and exciting to do with other youth and adults? Grab your friends and sign up for Project Discovery Days! You do not need to be in 4-H to participate! Email, mail or drop off at Extension office. Meredith.arcand@co.barron.wi.us Saturday, February 11, […]

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Performance Arts Festival 2017

Attention 4-H Youth!! Now is the time to register for the Performance Arts Festival 2017. This year’s event will be held at Turtle Lake High School on Saturday, April 8th. Below you will find the entry form for each category of the event. These forms are due to the Extension office by March 20th, 2017 via email, […]

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Grain Management in Low Management Years

There will be a Grain Management in Low-Margin Years workshop to be held on February 13, 2017 at WITC Conference Center, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868.  It will start at 10:00 am and run until 3:30 pm.  The cost to attend is $15.00 and this cost covers the materials, handouts and food.  For […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Government Center will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

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Science Saturday 2017

Join us on Science Saturday for fascinating activities and hands-on experiences showcasing science, technology, and engineering.  This amazing day of science will be led by UW faculty – Ph.D mega- mind scientists ready to have fun. Your day will be filled with exciting activities exploring the awesome opportunities in science! Space is limited!!  Registration deadline […]

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2016 December Ag Newsletter

The 2016 December Ag Newsletter contains articles about the Dairy Bull Calves Suspected in Salmonella, Dairy Promotion Scholarships, Hay Market Report, Seeding Rates for Alfalfa, Recycling Ag Plastics, Growing Season Summary, Century Farm Applications, Soil Compaction Issues, and the Calendar of Events.  For more detailed information, read on . . .

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2017 Barron County Pesticide Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator (PAT) Training session for 2017 has been scheduled for Thursday, February 16th, at the Barron County Government Center Auditorium, at 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Barron, WI.  Producers also have the option to take the exam self-study any time by making an appointment with the UW Extension Office.  For more information and registration, […]

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2017 Shepherds Clinic and Trade Show

The 2017 Shepherds Clinic and Trade Show will be held on Saturday, February 4th, at WITC, 1900 College Drive, in Rice Lake.  If you are interested in attending the show, you can click here for the registration page.  2017 Shepherds Clinic and Trade Show Registration Form

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FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)

October 11, 2016 Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Contact Amber Canto, 608-262-0384, amber.canto@ces.uwex.edu A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, […]

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