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

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

Many people use frozen turkey for their Thanksgiving an 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 […]

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StrongWomen, StrongBones Classes – New Sessions Start in January

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. […]

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Applying for a 4-H Trip

Applying for a 4-H Trip

If you got a postcard telling you that you’re eligible for a 4-H trip and are interested in applying, you might be wondering what sorts of things you should write in the letter.  Here are a few questions to keep in mind and answer in your cover letter. First, you need to be a member […]

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4-H Advanced Space Camp – 2015

4-H Advanced Space Camp – 2015

January 24-January 31, 2015 Opportunity for a week-long, in-depth science experience at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. 6-hour simulated Space Shuttle/Space Station mission. Training simulators – pilots or neutral buoyancy. Tour the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Learn about becoming an astronaut. Limited to 16 students who will be selected from […]

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July/August 4-H Newsletter

July/August 4-H Newsletter

In this newsletter, you will find:
Taylor County 4-H Picnic – Sunday, August 3 at Mondeaux Dam
Last chance to sign up for Cloverbud Day – July 10
Clovers returning to the food stand (due July 15)
Summer 4-H Camp photos
Food Stand Work Schedule
Record Books & Project Awards
2015 Award Trips
Wisconsin 4-H Arts Camp
Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series
And much more!

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Learn to keep farm financial records with Quickbooks

Learn to keep farm financial records with Quickbooks

Learn the basics of farm financial record-keeping using Quickbooks on Wednesday, January 14,  2015, at Northcentral Technical College in Medford from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this hands-on computer session, you will develop a simple set of farm financial records and reports. Learn how Quickbooks is structured, how its files work and how to […]

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Enjoy the Harvest All Year – Food Preservation Bulletins Available

Enjoy the Harvest All Year – Food Preservation Bulletins Available

Gardens, vegetable stands, and farmer’s markets are brimming with vegetables and fruits. Take advantage of this harvest bounty and preserve some delicious food to enjoy later. If you are putting the work into canning and freezing, be sure to preserve food right – for both safety and quality reasons. UW-Extension has many bulletins available with […]

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Ag Plastics Recycling – Temporarily on Hold

Ag Plastics Recycling – Temporarily on Hold

The Ag Plastics Recycling Program has been put on hold until a new recycler can be found.

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Updated Custom Rate Guide available

Updated Custom Rate Guide available

The 2013 NASS Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide has been released. Inside you will find land tillage, fertilizer and chemical application, planting, manure services, hay and haylage harvest, corn silage services, grain and corn stalk harvesting, grain drying, and machinery rental.

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Tiffany Langteau Memorial Calf Grant

The Wisconsin District 4 Holstein Association is offering a $1500 calf grant awarded to an individual in the district (counties including Clark, Lincoln, Marathon, Portage, Taylor or Wood counties). The grant is awarded through the Tiffany Langteau Memorial. Funds have been raised by selling embryos at the Central Wisconsin Summer Event and the Marathon County Holstein Association Sale.

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Managing Your Money Class Schedule set for 2014

Managing Your Money Class Schedule set for 2014

Managing Your Money Class Schedule 2014 Develop your personal spending plan. Learn how to keep track of your spending. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED: 715-748-3327 Each class meets once a week for 3 weeks. Wednesdays, Jan 22, 29, Feb 5: 1- 3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, April 22, 29, May 6: 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, April 23, 30, […]

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