Soil and Gardening Health Information

Do you have questions about any potential contamination to soils following the Husky Superior Refinery fire?  Douglas County Public Health released this fact sheet (download here) on May 3, 2018. In addition, the UW-Extension publication: Soil Contaminants in Community Gardens (UWEX Learning Store, scroll down and click PDF for free download), might of useful.

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Master Gardening Training Level 1 (beginner) September 17, 2018

Douglas County Master Gardening Training Level I: (Beginner) Program Start Date: Mondays starting 9/17/2018 End Date: 12/10/2018 Cost is $75 covers all resource material and costs associated with the program. Maximum # of participants: 12 To register click below for forms and information Master Gardener Information Forms for getting started prior to 2018 training sessions: Please […]

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2018 Pesticide Applicator Training~ April 17, 2018

UW-Extension Ashland and Bayfield Counties and are pleased to announce the 2018 Pesticide Applicator Training. The course will be held on Tuesday April 17th from 8:30am to 11:30am at the Bayfield County Courthouse For more information contact the Bayfield County (715-373-6104) UW-Extension Office or visit at: https://goo.gl/2YfnzU Pay Online! https://goo.gl/FVTRKC Registration is due on or […]

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“Successfully Managing Small Ruminants”

Indianhead Sheep and Goat Breeders Association Small Ruminant Clinic, formally the Indianhead Sheep Breeders Association ”Shepherds Clinic” will be held: Saturday, February 3, 2018 Conference Center in the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868. 8:45 a.m. with a welcome, and our featured speakers will begin at 9:00 a.m.  Registration opens […]

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Women in Ag Network Conference ~February 15, 2018 St. Cloud, MN

“Overcoming Adversity,” the third annual Women in Ag Network Conference will be February 15, 2018 in St. Cloud, MN at the Holiday Inn and Suites. This third annual event will be a day of learning and networking for women involved in agriculture. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. with conference program from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 […]

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Federated Garden Club Day ~ Sept. 13th ~ Free!

To view the flyer: Federated Garden Club_2017 (2) Federated Garden Club Day September 13th, 2017 12:30-8:00 JOIN US AS WE HIGHLIGHT LOCAL GARDEN CLUBS AND PROVIDE FREE CLASSES FOR PARTICIPANTS Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:30 pm – 8:00 pm Superior Public Library 1530 Tower Ave. Superior, WI  

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2016 Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report is out.  You may download the PDF (link below), or stop by our office to pick-up a hardcopy in color.

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Tap Into It

How do you tap into UW-Extension? Help us tell our story by sharing yours UW-Extension wants to hear from you! Tap Into It, is collecting stories and feedback from clients, volunteers, friends and partners like you. We will use your input, stories and testimonials to share the value of our work, to help us tell […]

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Welcome to the New Douglas County Master Gardener Volunteers

After a rigorous, hands-on training the Douglas County Master Gardener trainees have completed their training and are planning their projects.  Many thanks to Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture educator from UW-Extension, Douglas County who led the group through gardening practices, actual pest and disease problems, what questions to ask and how to organize a project – plus […]

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Straw Bale Gardening Update

As the snow flies and the temperatures drop, let’s not forget the hard work and great results we had over the last summer.  Many homeowners tried straw bale gardening and help us help others by sharing their challenges and success. From the garden of Ruth and John Ludwig:  Year 2

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