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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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Helping Adolescents Cope with Loss

Helping Adolescents Cope with Loss

Thursday, September 25, 1-3:30 p.m. County/USDA Ag Service Center, 925 Donald St, Medford FREE, but please preregister by calling the UW-Extension Office, 715-748-3327 I am Fine! by Tatiana Burrell, age 17   Because adolescents are still maturing mentally and emotionally, facing the loss of a loved one or a life-threatening illness can be especially challenging […]

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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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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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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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