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Annual Tractor Safety Program

Annual Tractor Safety Program

The annual Eau Claire County Farm Machinery and Tractor Safety program will be held from May 27 – 31, 2014 at Fall Creek High School. The Tuesday through Friday sessions will run from 3:30-7:30PM and the Saturday session will run from 8:00AM – 4:00PM.  The program is a combination of classroom and hands on experiences for young people […]

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4 Mile for 4-H Fun Run

4 Mile for 4-H Fun Run

Help Eau Claire County 4-H celebrate the Wisconsin 4-H Centennial with the new 4 Mile for 4-H Fun Run!  Friday September 5 at Cleghorn Park 5:00 p.m. registration 6:00 p.m. start All proceeds go to the 4-H Leaders Association for the promotion and development of the Eau Claire County 4-H program.  Individual and family registration available.  Sponsorships […]

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2014 marks 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development

2014 marks 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development

2014 marks 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development. Read more about the history and future of this program in the Wisconsin County Association magazine, including a short piece about Eau Claire County 4-H outreach written by Eau Claire County Board Member Colleen Bates. WCA Mag-4-H Article In honor and support of 100 years of […]

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Touched Twice Clinic April 26, 2014

Touched Twice Clinic April 26, 2014

      9 am — 2:00 pm Bethesda Lutheran Church 123 W. Hamilton Ave. Eau Claire, Wisconsin The free clinic provides families with free medical screenings, dental care, vision care, haircuts, manicures, budget counseling, clothing and food, nutrition information and more. Please see Flyer for more information.    

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Eau Claire Healthy Communities

Eau Claire Healthy Communities

Eau Claire Healthy Communities will take place on Thursday, May 1st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the RCU Corporate Building, 200 River Front Terrance, Eau Claire, WI.  It has been a big year and you’re invited to celebrat with us! For more information please see the event FLYER or register online by clicking HERE!

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2012 Census of Agriculture Results Released

2012 Census of Agriculture Results Released

The preliminary 2012 Census of Agriculture results have been released by the USDA today.  Go to the Census of Agriculture web site at www.agcensus.usda.gov/index.php for the results.  Much of the data from the Census will be released at a later time.

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6th Annual YELL (Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership) Conference!

6th Annual YELL (Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership) Conference!

Yell the Loudest Ever!  Come be a college student for a day on May 3, 2014 at the UW-Eau Claire Campus from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Cost is $20 (For grades 6-12).  Come make new friends while strengthening your leadership skills through  interactive seminars, exciting activities and networking opportunities. For more information visit buffalo.uwex.edu/yell […]

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UW-EXTENSION OFFERS GRAIN MARKETING WORKSHOP

UW-EXTENSION OFFERS GRAIN MARKETING WORKSHOP

Winning the Game” Program Simulates Real-Life Marketing Decisions To help farmers put together a winning grain marketing game plan, the UW-Extension will present “Winning the Game:  Launch Your Pre-Harvest Marketing Plan” in three locations throughout the Chippewa Valley.  This half-day workshop is filled with practical, easy-to-execute advice to help farmers secure a good average price […]

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2014 Broadband Reference Guide

2014 Broadband Reference Guide

The final version of the 2014 Broadband Reference Guide  has been produced for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin and the LinkWISCONSIN program by the Center for Community Technology Solutions UW-Extension Madison.”  To view the guide click the link below.  2014 Broadband Reference Guide  

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Is the New Health Insurance Marketplace for you?

Is the New Health Insurance Marketplace for you?

What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? The Health Insurance Marketplace provides a new way to buy health insurance. The Marketplace lets you see available options, decide what fits your needs and budget and apply for coverage. It will also determine if you qualify for a federal tax subsidy. For moe information please click HERE to […]

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Harvest Food Safely

Harvest Food Safely

UW-Extension offers a variety of resources to help you preserve food safely.  Free pressure gauge testing at the Altoona office at 227 1st street West, access to recipes tested by reliable sources, rent a pressure canner for only $10/4 Days, and advice on how to preserve food safely. If you have questions please contact 715.839.4712. […]

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Farmer to Farmer Website Links Buyers and Seller

Farmer to Farmer Website Links Buyers and Seller

A cooler and wetter than normal 2013 spring has resulted in delayed planting for many of Wisconsin’s corn growers. Average first frost dates will leave some corn fields not physiologically mature and a crop still high in moisture. Those late planted acres may serve the dairy & livestock industry well, utilizing late planted acres as […]

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Record When a Field Tassels to Predict Corn Silage Harvest Date

Record When a Field Tassels to Predict Corn Silage Harvest Date

The 2013 growing season was one of the most extended planting seasons since record-keeping began in 1979. Numerous rainfall events delayed spring field work resulting in planting dates that often range from April to June on the same farm. The range in planting dates will have implications at harvest time, especially for silage. A good […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report

Check Your Free Credit Report

By law, you can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways–your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, obtaining a job, renting a house or apartment, and preventing identity theft. It is important to check your report […]

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