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Small Farm Local Foods Conference

Small Farm Local Foods Conference

Saturday, November 1 Camp Forest Springs Westboro, Wisconsin Whether you sell products on your farm or at the farmer’s market or have your farm open for agricultural tourism, you will find valuable information at this conference. Network with other farmers. Featured speaker: Lisa Kivirist of the Rural Women’s Project. Sessions include: Extending Our Growing Season […]

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MASS Meetings

MASS Meetings

MASS Annual Meeting and Election of Officers Thursday, October 23 7 p.m. Gilman High School Cafeteria New MASS Orientation Saturday, November 8 Medford Ag Center, 925 Donald St in Medford a.m. – Exact time to be announced

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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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Keep Summer Healthy and Food-Safe

August 2014 Whether you’re enjoying a picnic, a cookout or simply a meal on the back deck, eating outdoors is a highlight of the summer season for most of us. But warmer weather can also set the stage for food-borne illness when foods are cooked or handled improperly, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara […]

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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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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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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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StrongWomen, StrongBones Classes – New Sessions Start in September

StrongWomen, StrongBones Classes – New Sessions Start in September

New StrongWomen, Strong Bones sessions will start the week of September 15 and run for 10 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 10 weeks. All classes meet twice a week and are 1 hour long. Must preregister. […]

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Many upcoming programs highlighted in new Taylor’d Ag News

Many upcoming programs highlighted in new Taylor’d Ag News

The Taylor County UW-Extension will offer many programs and trainings to area farmers and agribusinesses this winter. The new Taylor’d Ag News includes registration information for these as well as interesting articles and resources on crops, feed, winter calf health, managing farm finances and much more!

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