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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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!

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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Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Recently, Dale Leidheiser, our State 4-H Youth Development Program Director, shared the following information about helping children cope with natural and man-made disasters.  We wanted to pass this along to provide ideas for things parents and adult leaders/role models working with young people can do to help them cope. It seems like the last several […]

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Local Celebration Provides Opportunity to Share Stories and Say Thank You

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension held a reception to celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.  The celebration provided an opportunity for those in attendance to share Extension stories as well as an opportunity for us to thank those in attendance for their support of Extension educational programs.  Later that evening, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 2012-10-45– […]

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2012 Lincoln County Fair Results

Congratulations to all of the 4-Hers who exhibited at this year’s Lincoln County Fair.  You did an awesome job of showcasing all that you are learning through your 4-H projects and the positive contributions you are making to your community.  A special thank you to all of the department volunteers, 4-H leaders, parents/guardians, judges,  Fair Association […]

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Extension Responds – Drought Resources

Southern Wisconsin is now in drought conditions that rival those of 1988. These conditions pose challenges for all Wisconsin residents, both urban and rural. Potential crop losses may prove stressful to cash grain farmers as they struggle to meet commitments, and for livestock farmers who require large amounts of quality feed and forage. Urban residents […]

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A Saturday Filled with Fun and Learning for Area Youth

Lincoln County 4-H hosted there first Project Discovery Day for 2012 recently in Tomahawk.  Project Discovery Day is a   day for 4-H and other community youth to learn new skills and have fun exploring the many opportunities the 4-H program in Lincoln County offers.  Eighteen adult and youth instructors from the area shared their […]

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