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Eau Claire County Furlough Days

Due to required furlough days for Eau Claire County, our office will be closed on the following Fridays:  October 16, November 13, and December 18. Please try to make arrangements to visit us on other days (see hours below). We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Extension Office Open with Limited Availability!

The Extension office is able to receive visitors by appointment only. Our regular office hours are 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00-4:30 PM, but they do fluctuate. It is really best to call ahead and make an appointment.Extension educators are still working remotely from home, but we are again able to receive your soil samples for […]

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Farm Technology Days Postponed to 2021

The Executive Committee of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2020 Eau Claire announced on April 10 that it has postponed this year’s event to July 20-22, 2021 because of the impact Covid-19 is anticipated to have across Wisconsin this year. Huntsinger Farms, the 2020 Host Farm, has generously offered to host Farm Technology Days in 2021 […]

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COVID-19: Restricted Public Access

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office may have limited availability and access. Our educators and all staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. Check back here for any updates.  Click here to view our limited office […]

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Dairy Reproduction Strategies-Postponed

We recently mailed out a brochure for the Dairy Reproduction Strategies workshop that was to be April 1 at the CVTC Energy Education Center. Right after it was mailed the Coronovirus pandemic hit and it came into question if we would have to cancel or postpone. We are postponing it, but we are not sure […]

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Master Gardener Training – Level 1-Postponed

Beginning Saturday, March 28, Master Gardener Level 1 Training will begin. Adult participants will receive 36  hours of training on a variety of gardening and landscaping topics. These topics include basic botany, soil science, fruits, vegetables, diseases, insects, annual and perennial flowers, trees and shrubs, backyard wildlife, lawn care, native plants, and more! Master Gardner […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Our training sessions have concluded, but you can still do the self training. To do the self training, you purchase your training manual at our office. The cost of the manual and testing is $40. When you feel you are ready for the exam, call our office (715-839-4712) to make arrangements for us to proctor […]

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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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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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