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USDA FSA & UW-Extension Dairy Margin Protection Program Workshops

UW-Extension offices in Lincoln and Marathon Counties and the USDA Farm Service Agency will be hosting two informational meetings on the Margin Protection Program-Dairy. The meetings will take place at: Tuesday September 8th, 10 am—12 noon, Athens Fire Hall, 208 Mueller Street, Athens Wednesday, September 9th, 1 pm—3 pm, Hatley Branch Library Community Center, 435 Curtiss Ave, Hatley Registration is not […]

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“After the Bell” Program to Start Tuesday, September 8th

For the 2015-16 school year, the “After the Bell” program will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  This free program is available for all middle school students whether they attend public or parochial school from 3:05 – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 111 (enter the school through Door 13) at the Prairie River […]

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Learn More about Agricultural Grants and other Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs.

UW-Extension in partnership with Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI), USDA Rural Development, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE), and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) hosts four one-day Agricultural Grants Workshops held at four different locations around the state that help farmers and other value-added food entrepreneurs learn about available agricultural […]

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4-H Enrollment Process for 2015-16

4-H Enrollment process for the 2015-16 will begin in September.  At the beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  When you log in to re-enroll, you will need to update your Personal Information screen (the system will increase age, grade and year in 4-H automatically by 1), and […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Banquet

This year’s Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 17th at Ed and Sharon’s Restaurant (N1294 State Trunk Highway 64 and 107).  During the banquet, we will recognize 4-H leaders for their years of service, graduating 4-h members, “I Dare You” Leadership award recipients,Memory Book award winners, Friend of 4-H Award […]

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4-H Project Discovery Day – October 10th (Register by September 21st)

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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Lincoln County Parenting Support Network website

The Lincoln County Parenting Support Network would like to announce a website for parents in Lincoln County, WI.  Please encourage Lincoln County parents to subscribe – they will receive ONE weekly email that notes all of the articles that week.  We will post many Merrill Events in addition to parent information to those who subscribe.  […]

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Avian Influenza Workshop Offered by Wisconsin DATCP

WI DATCP will be presenting 4 workshops at various locations in Wisconsin titled “Avian Influenza – Lessons Learned and How to Prepare for the Future.” RSVP to margaret.proost@wisconsin.gov, (608) 224-4877. All workshops are scheduled to run from 6pm to 8pm. Sep 10 at DATCP, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison, WI Sep 22 at America’s Best Value […]

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2015 Lincoln County Plat Book on Sale

The new 2015 edition of the Lincoln County Plat Book is now available for purchase at the UW-Extension office located in the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street, Suite 101 in Merrill. Plat books are also available for purchase at Heartland Cooperative in Merrill; and in Tomahawk at Chuck’s Sport Shop, Town […]

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Central Wisconsin Forage Council Field Day and Silage Burndown

Central Wisconsin Forage Council’s Fall Field Day and Corn Silage Burndown will take place on Thursday, September 17 at Malm’s Rolling Acres, Loyal from 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. The field day will include Company Reps Available In Field Field Demonstrations Free Lunch—with company’s Introductions NIR Machine from John Deere Ride and Drive Event Rain or Shine Event Corn burndown from […]

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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.  33 campers, 8 camp counselors, and 5 adults braved the wilderness of  the Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center (http://fyi.uwex.edu/uphamwoods/) in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from June 29-July 2.  Many fun and […]

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