September Field Day 2017 ~ Productivity,conservation and Nutrient Management

Link to flyer: 2017 September Field Day You’re invited! To a Field Day Productivity, conservation and nutrient management. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2:30-7 p.m. 6003 County Road 130, Kettle River, Minn. Schedule: 2:30-5 p.m.: Field demonstrations Soil quality and health: How to improve soil Keeping nutrients on the field and out of water 5-7 p.m.: Snacks, discussions Soil […]

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GRAZE RIVER COUNTRY PASTURE WALK

Friday, September 8, 12-3 Lulich Farms 63375 US Hwy 63 Mason, WI Join Joe Lulich and Christie Ketring for a tour of their third generation family dairy, where they milk 60 Holstein cows off the south shore of Lake Superior. Their animals graze six months out the year, and they are enrolled as a Master […]

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Websites for Businesses and Organizations Workshop

Session Handouts: Website – Pre-Work Website Creation for Businesses and Organizations – Workbook Creating a website for your business or organization shouldn’t be expensive or difficult. This hands-on workshop will walk you through the process of creating a website in seven (7) easy steps! Identify your brand strategy and how does they translate to online? […]

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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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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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Identification Guide to Toxic Plants in Forages and Pastures Available

New UW-Extension identification guide to toxic plants in forages and pastures available Madison, Wis. – While most plants are safe for livestock to consume, a few plant species can sicken or even kill animals if ingested. Recognizing poisonous plants and knowing proper livestock management are important steps in minimizing the potential for poisoning according to […]

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