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2016 B.R.A.I.N. Conference

The 2016 B.R.A.I.N. Conference will take place on Wednesday, April 6 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Avenue, Eau Claire, WI.  If you would like to register or need more information you can register on line by clicking HERE or your can fill out this FORM and follow the […]


2016 Raising Quality Dairy Heifers Meeting

The University of Wisconsin – Extension Dairy team with hold a meeting on “Raising Quality Dairy Heifers” on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel, 2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire WI. The program is geared toward dairy heifer management, producers and heifer growers. You will learn about the latest heifer genomics and the veterinary […]


Citizen Input Requested for 2016 County Budget

EAU CLAIRE – The Eau Claire County Committee on Finance and Budget is requesting citizen input on the 2016 county budget.   Citizen input and opinion of the importance and priority of county programs are of great interest to the Committee on Finance and Budget.  The Committee intends to use the results of this survey as […]


Jeffers Road  Greenhouse – In the spring of 2015 UW-Extension added a small 8×12 foot greenhouse at the Jeffers Road Community Garden. The greenhouse provides rental space for up to 20 individuals to start seedlings in the spring, and extend the growing season with cold crops in the fall. If you would like more information about the Jeffers […]


Winter 2015-16 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report

Winter, 2015-2016 – Please click on the links below to read the latest issue of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report Winter 2015-2016 edition– a joint newsletter on behalf of Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire County UW-Extension offices. Click on this link to read the full newsletter – CV Ag News Winter 2015-2016 (pdf) – or click below for each page. […]

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Harvest Food Safely

UW-Extension offers a variety of resources to help you preserve food safely. Free pressure gauge testing at the UW-Extension office in Altoona, 227 1st street West, access to recipes tested by reliable sources, and rent a pressure canner for only $10/4 Days, and advice on how to preserve food safely. (A deposit of $10 is […]