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Northwest Cleansweep Program

The Northwest Cleansweep hazardous “milk run” program, which is designed to accept hazardous wastes from municipalities, businesses and schools from our Region, is again offering hazardous waste collections. This year’s Spring collection schedule is currently being planned and Northwest Cleansweep invites your participation. Items accepted are fluorescent bulbs, computers, oil-based paint, solvents or adhesives, antifreeze, […]

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Mini Master Gardener Short Course

Back by popular demand, UW-Extension North Country Master Gardener Volunteers in partnership with UW Extension Spooner Area Ag Agents Office & Spooner Agricultural Research Station and Bashaw Valley Farm and Greenhouse are offering a Mini Master Gardener Short Course for youth and their families. Cost to participate for both session is $5 per youth or […]


Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy Webinar Series

Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy Webinar Series What will I learn? The webinar series will provide information using wood energy as an alternative to LP gas, fuel oil or electricity for heating and process heat. Webinar topics include: (1) How Wood Energy Compares to Fossil Fuels; (2) Wood Fuel Types & Combustion Appliances; (3) Economics […]


Money for Food at ICAA

Learn how to eat healthy on a budget! Money for Food can help you plan for the upcoming month so you can stay in your budget and have nutritious food. Enjoy Fun and Relaxed Lessons on: Meal Planning, Eating Cheap –Away from Home, How to Shop Smart, and many more! When: Tuesdays– March 3rd through […]

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2015 4-H Trips

Youth/families should refer to the county funding policies when considering participation.  Generally, the Sawyer County 4-H Leaders pay half and youth/families are allowed to fund raise with approval of the county agent.  Youth/families should be advised youth are generally required to attend the WI State 4-H Youth Conference prior to other state/national/international trip funding.  Keep in […]


Second Edition Midwest Cover Crop POCKET Guide now available!

The second edition of the Midwest Cover Crop Pocket Guide is NOW AVAILABLE from the Midwest Cover Crops Council This is a super handy resource that is only $5 and one that you can carry around in your pocket while out in the field! ORDER some today while supplies last at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=ID-433#.VJHBkXuhpmM Find out more […]

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Have you enrolled in 4-H yet?

4-H Enrollment is now an online process. Please visit 4-H Online to begin the enrollment process. Enrollment for the 2014-2015 year begins on or after Wednesday, September 3, 2014. You may enroll in 4-H year round, but you must be enrolled in Sawyer County by January 31 to be eligible to “achieve” during the current 4-H […]