Junior Camp 2017 ~ July 28-30 Leisure Lake Youth Camp

CAMP INFORMATION: 4-H Junior Camp is for children ages 8-13 as of July 1, 2017. Douglas County has openings for 36 campers. Youth experience a wide range of educational and fun-filled activities and make new friends! Camp Staff: Includes the county 4-H educator, kitchen staff, lifeguard, trained 4-H teen counselors, and adult volunteers. We need […]

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Exciting Opportunities for High School Students

Exciting Opportunities for high school students!! The Douglas County Board and the Superior City Council are now accepting applications for high school students to serve as Youth Representatives for two-year terms.  Delegates will have an active and valuable role in local governance by sharing the youth perspective on current issues. The deadline is May 26, […]

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Soil Testing 2017

Soil Testing Soil tests provide specific fertilizer recommendations for your lawn and garden and can help you avoid over-application of fertilizer.  Soil testing is recommended for lawns, gardens, fields, wildlife areas and vegetable and fruit production. Visit our soil testing page for homeowners or our soil test page for farmers for more information or call […]

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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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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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