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QuickBooks for Farm Financial Recordkeeping

A QuickBooks from Farm Financial Recordkeeping Workshop will be held on March 18, 2016.  It will take place at the Athens Fire Hall 301 State Hwy 97 Athens, WI starting at 10:00 am and ending at 3:00 p.m. QuickBooks is a popular financial recordkeeping program and management tool. It allows you to track and manage income, […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Workshop

SAVE THE DATE! Lincoln County UW-Extension and the Merrill FFA Alumni will host a youth tractor safety workshop on April 23, 30, and May 7. The workshop will be held at the Merrill High School and run from 9 am to 3 pm each day. Registration Fee is $30 which includes lunch and materials for […]

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Meat Animal Quality Assurance Program – April 18, 2016

Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) programs improve consumer perception of youth shows; improves the management and health practices of youth exhibitors; and teaches life skills of record keeping, decision making, general responsibility and care.  During this year’s program scheduled for Monday, April 18th we will be covering care and management.  The program will be held […]

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Adults Needed to Serve as 4-H Volunteer Leaders

4-H relies on caring, active adults to provide hands-on guidance and mentoring to build confidence, leadership and a sense of responsibility in young people who participate in 4-H.   As partners with UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development, the volunteer/organization relationship is mutually beneficial.  On the one hand, the volunteer experience provides the individual volunteer with an opportunity […]

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Youth are invited to Discover 4-H

Project Discovery Day is designed to provide youth in 5-year old kindergarten and older, a chance to discover what they can learn and do in 4-H.  During the day, youth can choose to participate in a variety of sessions that are led by 4-H adult and older youth volunteers and University of Wisconsin-Extension staff members.  […]

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UW-Extension Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference

Consumers want to know where and how their food is produced. The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host the annual Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference on March 11 at UW-Platteville and Pioneer Farm in Platteville. Since consumer confidence is a critical piece of food production, the conference will focus on educating consumers and animal care practices. […]

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Cancelled: Annie’s Project: Financial Management Workshop for Women and QuickBooks Training

Annie’s Project has been cancelled due to low enrollment. We will still offer the QuickBooks training on March 18th.  Registration can be found at: http://marathon.uwex.edu/files/2016/01/Athens-Quickbooksbrochure.pdf Lincoln, Marathon, and Taylor County UW-Extension offices are collaborating to host an Annie’s Project Financial Management Workshops on February 19th, 26th, and April 1st.  Training on the QuickBooks accounting software will […]

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Master Gardener Volunteer Orientation Meeting

Do you have a green thumb and like to help others with their gardening questions?  Becoming an UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer might help you cultivate your knowledge to sprout new gardening ideas to share with others.  An orientation meeting will take place on Thursday, February 4 at 6:00 pm at the Lincoln County Service Center, […]

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Farm Succession & Estate Planning Workshop

The UW-Extension Offices in Clark, Taylor, Marathon and Lincoln Counties will host a workshop in Abbotsford on February 4, 2016 that will provide information and ideas on farm succession and estate planning. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  UW-Extension is partnering with AbbyBank, the WDATCP’s Farm Center and UW Center for […]

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Lincoln County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

The Lincoln County Pesticide Applicator Training has been scheduled for Saturday, February 27 at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales Street, Merrill, in Room 156. Training will start at 9:00 am with testing to begin after lunch around 1:00.  Fee is $35.00 (includes the PAT Manual and instructional materials) **Please note that lunch will be […]

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