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New USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program Meetings Scheduled

UW-Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency, and the Ag Risk Managers Insurance Agency, LLC will be hosting two additional Dairy Margin Protection Program meetings at the Athens Fire Hall on September 30 and at the Hatley Branch Library on October 2. More information can be found in the attached flier. Dairy Margin Protection Program

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No-till and Cover Crop Field Day September 30

Join us on Tuesday, September 30 at 10:00 am at the Pat Socha Farm, R349 County Road U, Edgar, for a no-till and cover crop field day.  Pat will provide a brief overview of the cover crop and no-till management practices being implemented on his farm.  Rain fall simulator demonstration and soil infiltration tests will […]

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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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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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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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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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Lincoln County Safety Day Camp – August 6th

Lincoln County Safety Day Camp – August 6th

This year’s Lincoln County Safety Day Camp for Kids is set for Tuesday, August 6th at the former DNR Station (behind Ku’s Wokery) in Merrill. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Safety Day Camp for Kids is a FREE program for youth in 2nd -4th grades in the Lincoln County area […]

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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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Attention 4-H Junior Food Exhibitors

Attention 4-H Junior Food Exhibitors

The recipes are now posted for the Junior Division -Department J25 – Foods & Nutrition Exhibits    

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