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Merrill Project Discovery Day

Merrill Project Discovery Day

Who: This event is open to all youth, K-13.  Participants do not have to belong to 4-H.  4-H members are encouraged to bring a friend to experience what they can do in 4-H.  4-H  members who bring a friend will receive a special gift.   Parents and leaders are also welcome to attend. What: A day […]

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Apply Now for 4-H Trips and Awards

Apply Now for 4-H Trips and Awards

Like to travel?  Like to be recognized?  Apply for the Older Youth Awards and Trips!  We have Space Camp, Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference, Citizen Washington Focus, National 4-H Conference, and National 4-H Congress.  Meet new people, learn leadership skills, improve your citizenship, talk to government officials, and have a lot of fun! Applications for […]

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4-H Ambassadors Needed

4-H Ambassadors Needed

Riddle time! What do you get when you combine leadership, responsibility, teamwork, 4-H events, the annual fair, and lifelong friendships?  A whole lot of fun? Absolutely! But it’s also a… ..Lincoln County 4-H Ambassador! As ambassadors, we have the opportunity to help 4-H in many ways! You can customize what you volunteer for, so you […]

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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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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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2014-15 4-H Enrollment Process to Begin in September

2014-15 4-H Enrollment Process to Begin in September

Enrollment for the 2014-15 will begin in September.  At that time, 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 confirm the expectation and […]

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How to Get Started in Grazing Workshop

“How to Get Started in Grazing” is a workshop designed to teach livestock farmers, educators, agribusiness, and agency personnel the basics of management intensive grazing using a hands-on approach. This two-day workshop will provide opportunities for in-depth discussions and field exercises covering both agronomic and livestock topics related to intensively grazed livestock production on pastures. […]

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Local Food Business Webinar

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension will present monthly Local Food Business Seminars through May.  The Lincoln County UW-Extension Office will host the seminar series as free webinars at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales Street, Merrill.  The February 14 seminar will be led by DATCP […]

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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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Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Legislation Meetings

UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is hosting two Implements of Husbandry Legislation Meetings. Recently signed WI legislation updates the definition of implements of husbandry (IOH), extends weight limitations from a maximum single axle weight of 20,000 pounds to 23,000 and the maximum gross vehi-cle weight would go from 80,000 to 92,000 pounds. The […]

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Start Thinking about Gardening!

Start Thinking about Gardening!

Considering a garden but don’t know how or where to start?  Experienced gardener, looking to explore some new techniques?  Just curious?    Live Sustainable, Lincoln County invites you to join them to learn from four experienced local gardeners about four difference types of gardens on April 8th at the Lincoln County Service Center- Lower Level […]

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Homemade, Up-cycled, Sustainable Gifts for the Holidays

Homemade, Up-cycled, Sustainable Gifts for the Holidays

Live Sustainable Lincoln County Invites You to Upcoming Program Live Sustainable Lincoln County invites you to join for the upcoming programs based around gardening, nutrition, food preservation and sustainability. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at the Lincoln County Service Center- Lower Level, 801 N. Sales Street Merrill at 6:00 p.m. November […]

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StrongWomen Programs in both Merrill and Tomahawk!

StrongWomen Programs in both Merrill and Tomahawk!

Evidence-based training programs developed by the Hancock Center at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University The Strong Woman Program was developed by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., an associate professor at the Freidman School of Nutrition Science and Police at Tufts University.  

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Project Discovery Day!  A chance to Master a Skill!

Project Discovery Day! A chance to Master a Skill!

Project Discovery Day!  A chance to Master a Skill!   When you go to the fair you see many projects.  Through these projects, 4-H members learn life skills.  One very important life skill is Mastery.  Mastery is defined as possession of a skill and full command of a subject of study.  We are always trying […]

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