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Junior Leaders Lock-In – March 7-8

All 4-H members in grades 8 and up are invited to a Lock-In at the Barron Area Community Center, the night of March 7 (9 pm to 6 am).  Friends of 4-H’ers are welcome also.  For information and registration information, see the Lock In Registration Form.

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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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Seize the Morning with Breakfast!

New video highlights school breakfast benefits for kids, parents, schools and communities Contact: Amy Korth, 608-265-3232, amy.korth@ces.uwex.edu   Many Wisconsin families with school age children are beginning to review their back-to-school supply lists. Pencils, notebooks–and don’t forget breakfast, eaten either at home or at school. Research shows that breakfast is an integral component of academic […]

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Test Your Canner Gauge!

It’s very important to be safe when canning!  If your gauge is inaccurate your products can be contaminated and dangerous, so get your gauge tested for FREE!  It is recommended you test your gauge every year. There are three different times/places to get your gauge tested: UW-Extension Office – any time! Barron Farmers’ Market – July 31, August […]

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Canning Class!

Peaches & Pickles August 18 5-9pm Maranatha Evangelical Free Church, Rice Lake Come learn the art of canning! This class, presented by the Barron County Food Preserver Club, will offer demonstrations and hands-on experience.  Each participants will receive at least one jar of product, and a preservation booklet.  Light refreshments will be provided. Cost: $10 […]

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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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