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Free Financial Coaching

Free Financial Coaching

FREE FINANCIAL COACHING Coaching  by the fireplace in the UWRF  University Center September 25    October 23   November 20  December 4   and by Request For More Information &  FREE Financial Coaching Contact: Joan Sprain  715-531-1930 $mart U Financial Coaching Information UW-Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and ADA.  To ensure equal […]

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$mart U Financial Coaching

$mart U Financial Coaching

Learn Everything You Need to Know About YOUR Finances … But No One Ever Tells You!   $martU  offers: Free Financial Coaching to UWRF Students; Money Advice & Tips; Money Management Skills; “Moving Off Campus, Renting Smart” Sessions; and Tips for Having Fun & Saving Money.   $mart U Financial Coaching Information

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Getting Kids Ready to Go Back to School

Getting Kids Ready to Go Back to School

Starting a new school year can be both exciting and anxiety provoking – for teens and parents. Getting off to a good start can make life less stressful for both parents and teens and can help set the stage for a more successful school year. This week we discuss tips for easing the transition back into […]

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Pork Quality Assurance Certification Training Session

Pork Quality Assurance Certification Training Session

With more swine buyers and auction markets requiring sellers to have PQA certification, UW-Extension conducted PQA certification classes in 2008 and 2011.  Those of you who certified in 2011 recently received letters from the National Pork Board informing you that you will need to be re-certified.  Pierce and St. Croix County UW-Extension Offices will be […]

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Fall Harvest Field Day

Fall Harvest Field Day

On September 3 from 10am to noon at Wiff Farms Inc., enjoy this year’s Fall Harvest Field Day.  Precision agriculture is advancing rapidly including the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) often referred to as Drones.  Dr. Brian Luck-UW-Extension Agricultural Engineer will be describing and flying this experimental UAV (weather permitting). The new Wisconsin regulations […]

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Cider Apple Production Workshop and Farm Tour

Cider Apple Production Workshop and Farm Tour

Cider Apple Production Workshop and Farm Tour will be held Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 1 pm to 5 pm at Stockholm, Wisconsin. Cider Apple Production Workshop and Farm Tour flyer

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Master Gardener Classes

Master Gardener Classes

 http://pierce.uwex.edu/upcoming-local-classesworkshops/ http://fyi.uwex.edu/wwhort/events/master-gardener-fall-2014/  

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July/August Communicator

July/August Communicator

The July/August Communicator is now available:  July-August 2014 and is full of valuable information!

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Home Food Preservation Resources

Home Food Preservation Resources

Everyone is getting excited for the canning season. The best resources for home food preservation information are the National Center for Home Food Preservation and the University of Wisconsin Extension Check them out at http://nchfp.uga.edu/ and  http://www.foodsafety.wisc.edu/  

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Eric Biltonen joins St. Croix UW Extension

Eric Biltonen joins St. Croix UW Extension

Eric Biltonen has joined St. Croix County University of Wisconsin-Extension staff as the Community, Natural, Resource and Economic Development Agent (CNRED) replacing Pete Kling, who resigned last fall. Biltonen, who is moving here from Texas, earned a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Colorado State University. After graduation, he moved to Sri Lanka where […]

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June Communicator

Now available is your June Communicator:  June 2014

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First Cut Alfalfa Harvest

First Cut Alfalfa Harvest

Alfalfa harvest will be in full swing shortly in St. Croix and surrounding counties. After a late spring and slow green up, most local alfalfa fields had extreme growth occur over the Memorial Day weekend. Alfalfa Harvest 2014

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Wisconsin Horticulture Update-WHU

Wisconsin Horticulture Update-WHU

Wisconsin Horticulture Update – WHU What is WHU? Wisconsin Horticulture Update is a weekly phone conference call between Horticulture Specialists at UW-Madison and County Horticulture Extension Agents throughout the state of Wisconsin. County agents share what conditions/insects/pests/gardening questions they’ve experienced in their county over the past week and a special guest shares expertise in a […]

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May Communicator

May Communicator

The May Communicator has been posted for your review:  May 2014

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Farm Fresh Atlas 2014

Farm Fresh Atlas 2014

The new Farm Fresh Atlas for Western Wisconsin has been finalized and is now at the printer. If you would like copies to distribute at your horticulture business throughout the season or if you would like to stop and pick up some to drop off at your local library, food co-op, grocery store, convenience store […]

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