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Social Media for Businesses and Organizations

On August 22, 2017 – UW-Extension Douglas County will be offering: Social Media for Businesses and Organizations. Register Here Handouts: Social Media Workshop – Pre-Session Handouts Social Media for Businesses and Organizations – Workbook Learn the 8 basic steps to getting your business online with social media: Learn the difference between a Facebook Fan Page and a […]

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4-H Enrollment Starts September 5, 2017

4-H ONLINE ENROLLMENT 2017-2018 ENROLLMENT IS OPEN SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – DECEMBER 31, MIDNIGHT Enroll or Re-enroll at: http://wi.4honline.com ****A NEW club started over the summer, the 4-H Discovery Club. This club is focused on STEM based activities and discovery projects, led by Ryan Stovern and will be held at the HOL fairgrounds this year. To enroll in […]

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Summer Forage/Soil Health Workshop and Field Tour ~ August 30th

Wednesday August 30th (10:00 am to 2:30 pm) Where: Mann Valley Farm (Dairy Learning Center) 129 South Glover Road River Falls, WI 54022 View the flyer: Summer Soil Heal Workshop and Field Tour Agenda  Time Topic Speakers 9:30 – 10:00 am – Registration and coffee (Registration is $10 onsite – will cover lunch and refreshments) 10:00 […]

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Bur and Wild Cucumber; Two Native Vines Common in Wisconsin

Mark Renz, Extension Weed Specialist, UW-Madison Now is the time of year when we start to notice vines climbing trees, crops, and even structures.  While Wisconsin has over 50 plants categorizes as vines, bur (Sicyos angulatus L.) and wild (Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray) cucumber are two of the most common found in Wisconsin.  […]

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Twilight Garden Tour ~ Tuesday, August 15th

Our annual Twilight Garden Tour will be held Tuesday Aug 15 starting at 4 pm until 7 pm. Below is a link to our special announcement flier. http://host.cals.wisc.edu/spoonerars/wp-content/uploads/sites/67/2017/08/Twilight-Tour-newsletter.pdf  

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8th Annual Hazelnut Field Day – August 19th, 2017

For more information click on the link: 2017 hazelnut field day_UMHDI   Saturday, August 19, 2017 Spooner Agricultural Research Station W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 10:00-12:30 P.M. This year’s field day will feature a tour of the Spooner Hazelnut Production Trial. The trial is one of three in Wisconsin evaluating the production potential of hybrid hazelnuts. We’ll […]

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Pollinator Habitat: Planting for Bees & Butterflies Class August 26th

Pollinator Habitat: Planting for Bees & Butterflies Class Native & domesticated bees pollinate 30% of US crops and 75% of the flowering plants in Minnesota. Populations of wild and tame bees, as well as pollinating beetles, flies, moths, and butterflies, have plummeted in the last few years, partly due to habitat loss. There are many […]

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Junior Camp 2017 Photos

Junior Camp 2017:  Mad Science was held July 28 – 30.  There catapults & canoes, buzzers & bubbles, watermelon football in the lake, s’mores around the campfire, volcanoes, slime and cardboard boats!

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Youth Leadership Opportunity! UWS Low Ropes Course! August 26th

UWS Low Ropes Course! We are looking for youth leaders to be camp counselors next summer and help plan fun events for our county throughout the year. If you are interested in joining the Junior Leaders Association, meet Sharon at the UWS ropes course on Saturday August 26th at 12:30! The event is free but […]

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