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4-H & Youth

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills!

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If it happens on a farm or in a field, the Extension Institute of Agriculture works with you to achieve better results.

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Community Development

Working with community organizations and local governments to promote community food systems development..

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Families & Relationships

Providing a source of well-researched, quality information about families and relationships.

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Providing nutrition education to advance health eating habits and active lifestyles for families with limited incomes.

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Covering everything from soil to trees, water quality to plant health, and every insect in between.

Latest News

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Holiday Turkey Talk

With the holidays upon us, some may have questions about food safety, especially cooking turkey. If you have a question about meat, poultry, or egg products, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll free at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854). The Hotline is open year-round Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET (English or […]

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Strong People-StrongBodies

Join us for the StrongBodies Program! StrongBodies has been shown to increase strength, muscle mass, and bone density. Classes are held twice weekly and include progressive resistance training, balance training, and flexibility exercises. Please see the flyer for all the information.

Gardening and Composting in Limited Space

Want to grow fresh, nutritious vegetables but feel you don’t have the space? Learn how to vegetable garden and compost with limited space. Come join us on Wednesday, August 30 at the Eau Claire County Extension office at 1:00 pm. We’ll give you some tips and ideas to get your gardening ideas started for next […]

Community Health Survey

Every three years, our community works together to identify the top health concerns in our area. The first step in that process is taking the Community Health Survey. The survey is open to all who live or work in Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire County. This survey is a critical part of planning for future […]

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Extension Eau Claire County
227 1st Street W
Altoona, WI 54720

Phone: 715-839-4712
711 for Wisconsin relay

Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Monday through Friday

Our office is closed all major holidays and the day after Thanksgiving


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