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Starting a Farm Business on a Small Acreage

Friday, November 14, 2014 9 am to 3:30 pm St. Croix County Ag Service and Education Center 1960 8th Avenue Baldwin, WI 54002 Are you wondering how to start a farm business on small acreage? This one day seminar is for you! John Hendrickson coordinates research and training programs for small-scale specialty crop producers at […]

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Wisconsin Acidified Canned Foods Training

  Wisconsin Acidified Canned Foods Training Two Dates October 16, 2014–Marathon County Extension Office, Wausau, WI November 13, 2014–West Madison Agricultural Research Station, Madison, WI This 1-day training will help you meet the licensing requirement for canning acidified foods such as pickles, salsa, and sauces for sale in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade […]

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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 […]


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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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

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

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 […]