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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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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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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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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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AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Coordinator Position Posted

AmeriCorps VISTA is the American Peace Corps whose mission is to create and expand programs that ultimately help bring low-income people and communities out of poverty.  The UW-Extension Barron County AmeriCorps VISTA will serve as an Outreach Coordinator to expand and create community programs that help low-income families make healthy food and lifestyle choices while becoming […]

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Performance Arts Festival Entry Forms Available

Performance Arts Festival Entry Forms Available

The Performance Arts Festival (formerly Communications Day) is an event where youth are invited to perform in speaking, reading, demonstration, and  music categories as individuals, or drama and musical performance categories with their 4-H clubs.  Judges provide feedback and placings and most categories count as fair entries, meaning you earn fair ribbons and fair premiums.  […]

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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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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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$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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