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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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Farm Couples Weekend Workshops – Cancelled

Challenging economic conditions in agriculture can take a toll on farm families and rural communities. Are you a farm couple interested in learning about stress management techniques, improving farm family communications, and decision making and goal-setting exercises? If so, consider attending a Farm Couples Weekend Workshops.

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4-H/ECASD Summer Programs

                                Eau Claire County 4-H, in partnership with the Eau Claire Area School District, will host 4 different summer classes, all offered twice, once at an elementary school level, and once at a middle school level. Please transfer to our […]

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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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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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