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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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Beef Cow/Calf Meeting – June 26 in Butternut

Beef Cow/Calf Meeting – June 26 in Butternut

While Wisconsin is known as “America’s Dairyland,” interest in raising beef cattle is on the rise. A recent USDA census showed that a majority of cow/calf operations have less than 50 head of cattle, but raise nearly one third of the U.S. calf crop annually. With a plentiful supply out-of- use dairy farm operations and pasture land available, many who work off the farm or have retired from dairying find raising beef cattle a natural fit for their available facilities.

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StrongWomen Classes – New Sessions Start in Fall

StrongWomen Classes – New Sessions Start in Fall

New StrongWomen sessions will start in September and run for 9 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 9 weeks. All classes meet twice a week and are 1 hour long. Classes are held at 3 locations: Medford […]

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Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest – Lunch & Learn

Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest – Lunch & Learn

Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest – Lunchtime Learning Series. Lunch & Learn at the Taylor County UW-Extension Office. First Session is May 12. Join friends and colleagues at the Taylor County UW-Extension Office for webinar-based sessions on food safety and preservation topics. Distance-learning lectures will include the ability to ask questions of food safety and food preservation […]

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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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4-H talents on display at Cultural Arts Festival

4-H talents on display at Cultural Arts Festival

From music and public speaking to art and posters, 4-H members from Taylor County put on an impressive display of talent on Saturday during the annual Cultural Arts Festival.

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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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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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