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Ambassador Fun Night

Are you interested in being a 4-H Ambassador? Would you like to help build awareness of 4-H in St. Croix County?  Do you like meeting new people and having fun?  Join the St. Croix County 4-H Ambassador team!  The Ambassadors are a group of young adults in grade 7 and up that build the 4-H […]

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NDSU Feedlist Open for Drought Relief

North Dakota and other western states are struggling under a drought.  Hard to believe that we have been so wet when they are so close but dry.  North Dakota State University – Extension has started a website to donate or sell hay: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/feedlist.  More details can be found in the article: NDSU FeedList

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Tractor rollbar rebates available for 2017-18

September 14, 2017 CONTACT: Scott Heiberger heiberger.scott@mcrf.mfldclin.edu 715-389-7541 Tractor rollbar rebates available for 2017-18 The Wisconsin Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) Rebate Program has been funded for a sixth consecutive year, enabling Wisconsin farmers to retrofit rollbars onto their tractors at a reduced cost. The program is run by the National Farm Medicine Center at Marshfield […]

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Calibrate Your Yield Monitor for Greater Accuracy

In preparation for the harvest season, UW-Extension has a new publication available on how to properly calibrate yield monitors. The time you spend to calibrate your yield monitor is critical to making a precision agriculture system work for you.  To learn more, download a PDF of publication A4146

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2017-2018 4-H Enrollment

4-H Enrollment opens September 6! Get ready for a new and exciting 4-H year.  All youth (K – 13th grade) are welcome to enroll in St. Croix County 4-H.  Check out all of our wonderful 19 4-H clubs around the county.  Please contact the UW-Extension Office if you have questions or need assistance with enrollment.

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Late Blight

Late Blight Devastating Local Tomatoes Late blight is a destructive disease of tomatoes and potatoes, and it has recently been confirmed in Pierce County.  The disease is caused by a fungus-like water mold called Phytophthora infestans., which is the same organism that caused the great Irish potato famine in the mid 1800’s.   It starts with […]

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2017 Farm Fresh Atlas

2017 Farm Fresh Atlases Available   The Farm Fresh Atlas of Western Wisconsin is a color newsprint guide describing and highlighting locations of advertising value-added farms, farmers markets, and related businesses. Copies of the Atlas are being distributed across eighteen counties in Western Wisconsin and they are available from local libraries, county UW-Extension offices, as […]

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UW-Extension: Check Your Free Credit Report to Build Financial Security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records. Because […]

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