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Project Discovery Day Volunteers Needed to Lead Workshops for Tomahawk PDD

Project Discovery Day Volunteers Needed to Lead Workshops for Tomahawk PDD

Adult and youth leaders are needed to teach sessions at our upcoming 4-H Project Discovery Day on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Tomahawk Middle School.  This is a time to share your interests and talents with others.  Please note – animal sessions can also be offered but you will not be able to bring […]

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Price Loss Coverage (PLC) & Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) Commodity Program Workshops

UW-Extension and the Farm Service Agency will be hosting workshops regarding the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs. These workshops will cover what the PLC and ARC programs mean for your farming operation and how to use the webtools to choose a program that fits your operation. See attached brochure […]

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Bandwidth Assessment Tool (BAT) Lunch and Learn

Bandwidth Assessment Tool (BAT) Lunch and Learn

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Jill Hietpas, Broadband Specialist UW-Extension, Jill.Hietpas@ces.uwex.edu (715) 726-7957   Merrill, Wisconsin—UW-Extension Lincoln County invites you to attend the Bandwidth Assessment Tool (BAT) Lunch-N-Learn to better understand the benefits of broadband (high-speed internet access) and the speed your business, resident, farm or anchor institution (government facility, medical institution, school, or library) […]

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Now is the perfect time to enroll in 4-H

Now is the perfect time to enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has spent 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world.  Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is a program of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in partnership […]

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NOW accepting registrations for Fall 2014 Strong Women Classes!

NOW accepting registrations for Fall 2014 Strong Women Classes!

The StrongWomen Program is a national evidence-based community exercise and nutrition program targeted to midlife and older women. Dr. Miriam E. Nelson and colleagues have developed and evaluated two curricula. The first is a strength training curriculum (called Strong Bones) to help women maintain muscle mass, strength, and function as they age. The second is heart […]

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New Gardening Website

New Gardening Website

We have developed a new gardening website called the Lincoln County Horticulture Hotline.  This site has pictures of insects and weeds that have been identified by the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office.  We are also working on adding disease and insect update newsletters and links from the University of Wisconsin Pathology Lab and the Entomology Department. […]

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Summer Camp Fun!

Summer Camp Fun!

Lincoln and Taylor County youth recently returned from what may be the most memorable experience of their lives … 4-H Summer Camp.  22 campers, 5 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 16-19.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]

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Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series

Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series

University of Wisconsin-Extension offers Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series from the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Lincoln County UW-Extension is offering a series of lunchtime learning opportunities so your summertime canning and food preservation activities will be based on up-to-date research-tested information.  Each of these one-hour programs will be a chance to listen, learn, and ask […]

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Summer Camp Fun!

Summer Camp Fun!

Lincoln and Taylor County youth recently returned from what may be the most memorable experience of their lives … 4-H Summer Camp. 24 campers, 9 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 17-20.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]

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Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Recently, Dale Leidheiser, our State 4-H Youth Development Program Director, shared the following information about helping children cope with natural and man-made disasters.  We wanted to pass this along to provide ideas for things parents and adult leaders/role models working with young people can do to help them cope. It seems like the last several […]

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The Crafty Artist Group

The Crafty Artist is the Lincoln 4-H group dedicated to making usable art – home décor, jewelry, wearable art and all the hundreds of cool items you see at the fair, craft shows or even online! We supply the tools and supplies, you supply the creativity and energy and wonderful art is created!  We are […]

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Merrill Project Discovery Day 2012: A Saturday Filled with Fun and Learning for Area Youth

Merrill Project Discovery Day 2012: A Saturday Filled with Fun and Learning for Area Youth

Lincoln County 4-H hosted there second Project Discovery Day for 2012 recently in Merrill.  Project Discovery Day is a day for 4-H and other community youth to learn new skills and have fun exploring the many opportunities the 4-H program in Lincoln County offers.  Seventeen adult and youth instructors from the area shared their knowledge […]

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Local Celebration Provides Opportunity to Share Stories and Say Thank You

Local Celebration Provides Opportunity to Share Stories and Say Thank You

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension held a reception to celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.  The celebration provided an opportunity for those in attendance to share Extension stories as well as an opportunity for us to thank those in attendance for their support of Extension educational programs.  Later that evening, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 2012-10-45- […]

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The Spectrum of Apple Flavors

The Choices: Apple Selection!

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2012 Lincoln County Fair Results

2012 Lincoln County Fair Results

Congratulations to all of the 4-Hers who exhibited at this year’s Lincoln County Fair.  You did an awesome job of showcasing all that you are learning through your 4-H projects and the positive contributions you are making to your community.  A special thank you to all of the department volunteers, 4-H leaders, parents/guardians, judges,  Fair Association […]

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