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2017 Fair Judges Training

The 2017 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 21 at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs.  Some of the topics to be covered are: […]

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Project Discovery Day Planned for April 22, 2017

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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Now is the Time to Enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development programs provide fun, hands-on learning in a safe, welcoming atmosphere, giving youth the support and space they need to master the necessary skills for future success.   4-H is open to all youth (5-year old kindergarten through one year beyond high school graduation and not to extend beyond the age of 19 […]

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Dairy and Beef Well-being Conference

UW-Extension will be hosting its annual Dairy and Beef Well-being conference on March 3, 2017 at the Country Aire and Equity of Stratford. Program Learning Objectives and Intended Outcomes: Increase knowledge or understanding of improved dairy and beef cattle animal handling practices. Expand awareness and improve understanding about the science and politics of farm animal care here […]

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“After the Bell” Program

For the 2016-17 school year, the “After the Bell” program began on Monday, September 12, 2016.  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 118 (note new location and enter the school through Door 14) at […]

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New Lily Insect Pest Comes to Lincoln County

The lily leaf beetle was first introduced to Marathon County in 2014 and then spread to Portage County earlier this year.  It was recently found in a lily garden in Merrill.  The lily leaf beetle is native to Europe.  It is believed that the beetles were introduced to Eastern United States in 1992 on a […]

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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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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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