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Youth Tractor Safety

We will once again be offering Youth Tractor Safety this Spring. It will run from Tuesday, May 29, through Saturday, June 2, at Fall Creek High School. We strongly suggest that you bring your registration and payment by the office so you can pick up your book at the same time. It is good to go through […]

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Eau Claire Welcomes New 4-H Program Coordinator

In case you haven’t heard yet, Eau Claire County UW-Extension has a new 4-H Program Coordinator. We welcome Miranda Nelson to our office! If you are familiar with Eau Claire County 4-H, you may recognize her by her maiden name, Miranda Thesing-Ritter. She is an Eau Claire native and an Eau Claire County 4-H graduate.  She was […]

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Agriculture Agent, Mark Hagedorn, Co-Authors Document

Our very own Agirculture Agent, Mark Hagedorn, has co-authored a document on Skid Steer Loader Safety. Many farmers find the skid steer loader’s maneuverability unmatched by traditional tractor-loader combinations especially for handling manure. But because these vehicles differ from farm tractors in everything from steering to dismounting, they present some unique hazards. This publication highlights the […]

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Gearing up to host Farm Technology Days Eau Claire County 2020

ALTOONA, Wis. — It won’t take place until 2020, but Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, is already gearing up to host the first Wisconsin Farm Technology Days of a new decade. John Leary, an attorney specializing in agricultural law in the Ruder Ware law firm’s Eau Claire office, is chair of the executive committee for the […]

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Pressure Canner Testing & Rental

Need your pressure canner tested or need to rent a canner for the upcoming food preservation season? Pressure Canner testing and rental are available Monday through Friday during office hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. There is no charge to have your canner tested. If you would like to rent a canner the charge […]

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Eau Claire County to Host Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in 2020

But What Will The Show Look Like By Then Wisconsin’s largest outdoor agriculture event will be heading to northwest Wisconsin come 2020.  On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days board announced that Eau Claire County will host the event.  The next question – what will the show look like by then? One of the major […]

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Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at […]

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