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NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

The 2015 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals is now available. Farmers and ranchers in the North Central region are invited to submit grant proposals to explore sustainable agriculture solutions to problems on the farm or ranch.  Proposals should show how farmers and ranchers plan […]

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Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association Summer Convention

Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association Summer Convention

Summer Convention and Trade Show September 5-6, 2014 Mickelson’s Tree Farm 1773 County Road H, Deer Park, WI 54007 Farm Hosts: Larry and Laura Mickelson WCTPA Summer Convention Details

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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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Financial Coaching

Financial Coaching

Financial Coaching Benefits Meet and work with a trained financial coach, one-on-one, for at least 3 sessions, in a location close to you Free of charge Reduce stress and anxiety about money management Financial goal setting Stretching your household budget Making a spending plan Understanding and using credit wisely/debt reduction tips Dealing with a drop […]

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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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