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Acting Out! 4-H Drama Day Camp

Helen Black, our 4-H Summer Intern, is offering the Acting Out! 4-H Drama Day Camp in two locations in August. Here’s all the info: WHAT: Acting Out! 4-H Drama Day Camp ABOUT:  This FREE day camp is a great opportunity for kids to get creative and explore the world of drama and theater! Learn about […]

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Eau Claire County Fair

Come join us at the Eau Claire County Fair!  The fair begins Wednesday, July 24 and concludes Sunday, July 28. For more information and full fair schedule, please visit http://www.eauclairecountyfair.com/index.html  

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We are finished with classes for Pesticide Applicator Training, but you can still purchase the book and do a self-study test. You simply purchase your book from us and make arrangements with our office at your convenience to take the test. Self study is 70% correct or better. If you have any questions, please call […]

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Updated margin Protection Plan-2018

The Bipartisan Budget Act made changes to the Margin Protection Program. A meeting was recorded explaining the changes and ideas about what producers might do during the new enrollment period which ends on June 1, 2018. The video is about 40 minutes long. Please click on this link to watch the meeting video.

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Agriculture Agent, Mark Hagedorn, Co-Authors Document

Our very own Agirculture Agent, Mark Hagedorn, has co-authored a document on Skid Steer Loader Safety. Many farmers find the skid steer loader’s maneuverability unmatched by traditional tractor-loader combinations especially for handling manure. But because these vehicles differ from farm tractors in everything from steering to dismounting, they present some unique hazards. This publication highlights the […]

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Gearing up to host Farm Technology Days Eau Claire County 2020

ALTOONA, Wis. — It won’t take place until 2020, but Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, is already gearing up to host the first Wisconsin Farm Technology Days of a new decade. John Leary, an attorney specializing in agricultural law in the Ruder Ware law firm’s Eau Claire office, is chair of the executive committee for the […]

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Pressure Canner Testing & Rental

Need your pressure canner tested or need to rent a canner for the upcoming food preservation season? Pressure Canner testing and rental are available Monday through Friday during office hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. There is no charge to have your canner tested. If you would like to rent a canner the charge […]

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Eau Claire County to Host Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in 2020

But What Will The Show Look Like By Then Wisconsin’s largest outdoor agriculture event will be heading to northwest Wisconsin come 2020.  On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days board announced that Eau Claire County will host the event.  The next question – what will the show look like by then? One of the major […]

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Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at […]

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