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Upcoming Local Government Programs- January-February 2015

Upcoming Local Government Programs January – February 2015 The UW-Extension Local Government Center (LGC) publishes this announcement of statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are Cooperative Extension programs. Information about the UWEX Local Government Center and its […]


Opportunities and Challenges of Sustaining Community Food Systems Webinar

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT What:  Opportunities and Challenges of Sustaining Community Food Systems Speakers: Trudy Rice (Kansas State University) and Michelle Walk (Michigan State University) When: February 10, 2015 Time: 12:00 PM –CT / 1:00 PM – ET Connect to:  http://connect.msu.edu/ncrcrd Registration Cost: Free Food Systems Announcement Form          

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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 […]


2015 Lake Superior Farming Conference

UW-Extension is pleased to invite you to the Lake Superior Farming Conference being held February 6 and 7 at WITC in Ashland. Friday will feature two intensive training sessions. Attendees can choose from the High Tunnel or Hay and Forage Production sessions. Saturday will feature two concurrent tracks with one track tailored to specialty crop […]


Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program Weathering the teen years…with ease!   Free: 7 session series For: Parents/caregivers AND their kids (ages 10-14) Where: Northwest Connection Family Resources What: 5:00 PM FREE family supper 5:30-7:30 PM Activities When: Tuesday evenings, March 10-April 21, 2015 Topics to expect: Rules & rule breaking: How to set limits while supporting growth […]


NCRCRD Webinar: Piketty’s Capital & Inequality of Income and Wealth

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT  Piketty’s Capital and Inequality of Income and Wealth   Jay Coggins (University of Minnesota)   January 15, 2015 1:00 PM Eastern Time   http://connect.msu.edu/ncrcrd   About the webinar:  Inequality in America is high and rising, or so we’re frequently reminded.  What exactly, though, does “inequality” mean?  In this presentation Professor Coggins will explain […]


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 […]