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StrongWomen, StrongBones Classes – New Sessions Start in January

New StrongWomen, Strong Bones sessions will start the week of January 12 and run for 8 weeks. An evidence-based strength training program for adult women and men of all ages. Improve your physical and mental health. $15 fee covers all 8 weeks. All classes meet twice a week and are 1 hour long. Must preregister. […]


Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Webinar Series for Food Producers

This series of webinars will give producers an opportunity to learn technical skills from their peers and from regional experts. The focus of the series is to educate local food producers and other food businesses that emphasize using Wisconsin-grown or raised food. Jan. 8: Marketing, 9 a.m.-noon & 1-3:15 (Lunch on your own) Feb. 12: […]


Two Ag Workshops – Animal Handling/Dairy BQA and Quickbooks

Animal Handling and Dairy BQA Tuesday, January 13, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. LOCATION: Northcentral Technical Agriculture Center of Excellence, located at 6625 County Road K, just north of the main campus at Wausau. REGISTRATION AND FEES: Pre-register by January 7 by calling NTC at 715-803-1230 Class #66443 for the class only (without Dairy BQA […]


Youth Pig Project Scholarship

The Wisconsin Pork Producers Association offers a $50 scholarship to help offset costs of raising a pig as a 4-H project. Applications are due February 1, 2015. Visit the WPPA website for more information and a copy of the application.

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Cooking a Turkey Dinner? Information on thawing, cooking, and more

Many people use frozen turkey for their Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners. Here is some basic information on thawing a turkey and for cooking it from a frozen state if you didn’t get it thawed in time. Plan ahead: Frozen turkeys take about 24 hours per 4-5 pounds to thaw in the refrigerator. (Information below […]


4-H Meats Judging Contest

The Annual 4-H Meats Judging Contest will be held February 14 in Madison. This Contest tests the knowledge of youth in placement of carcass and retail cut classes, carcass grading, retail cut identification, and includes a quiz. This contest occurs annually with the first place senior team going to Kansas City, MO and second place […]