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Inventgenuity Camp 2017 June 12-16, 2017

June 12-16, 2017 4-H Youth Building at head of the Lakes Fairgrounds 9:00-12:00 for 9-11 year olds Learn to build, design, use technology and create and much much more!!! See our flyer for more information: Inventgenuity camp flyer 2017

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Winter Graziers Conference, LCO College, Hayward, Sat, Mar. 25

The Northwest Wisconsin Graziers Network, UW-Extension, LCO Extension, The Hungry Turtle Institute, and NRCS would like to invite you to attend this year’s annual winter conference at the Lac Courtes Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCO College) in Hayward on Saturday, March 25, from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM.  Registration and the trade show will start […]

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What’s the Buzz about Native Bees?

Who and What?  Crystal Boyd will discuss the diversity and status of Minnesota’s native pollinators, plus the challenges they face—including climate change. She will also describe her work updating the Minnesota state species list of bees, how to create a bee-friendly backyard, and potential work in the Laurentian Mixed Forest region. Please buzz on by […]

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Apple Tree Pruning Fact Sheets

UW-Extension Horticulture Agent, Matt Cogger demonstrates proper apple pruning at recent Dahlia Garden Club workshop in the Town of Bennett. It is time to prune your apple trees for a productive harvest.  See this fact sheet for approved techniques! Apple Tree Pruning Fact Sheet

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Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival, March 10-12

Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival, March 10-12, on the University of Wisconsin campus and surrounding sites in Madison, Wisconsin. The symposium focuses on ways that communities and individuals seek to control and manage their food systems, including food sovereignty issues for Wisconsin’s American Indian communities. The festival celebrates Indigenous, local, and regional foods, with a […]

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Beekeeping 101 Workshop

Beekeeping 101 Workshop When: Feb 18, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Interested in becoming a beekeeper? The Beekeeping 101 Workshop is a FREE, three hour workshop, open to the general public, on how to become a Beekeeper. Taught by Dr. Edward Burkett, this workshop, designed specifically for those with no experience in beekeeping, will […]

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Douglas County Broadband Forum

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 UW-Extension in Douglas County hosted a broadband forum for town and village officials, providers, and interested citizens.  If you were unable to join us, please find the resources we discussed here. Materials Presented the Session: Session Agenda – Agenda 011817 Session PowerPoint (what is broadband and creating change) – Douglas County Broadband Forum […]

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Meat Judging Resource

All, Feel free in utilizing a new resource we created to prepare youth for meats judging, especially around retail identification.  Pictures from the 4-H meats judging contests in 2016 were put together into a Utube video for youth to prepare. The video can be found here: http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/2017/01/04/retail-meat-id-resource-video-available/ Reminder:  If you put your email address into […]

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