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YQCA Workshop

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Workshop ~In the past called Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) WHEN: Thursday, April 19th, 5:30-8:30pm

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Business On Stage -April 26, 2018

Business on Stage, April 26, 2018 – 6 pm – The title of the program is, “Young Entrepreneurs-Take the Stage: Energizing the Community” Three young business people share their stories.

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Clothing & Foods Revue

Members in the Foods and Nutrition and/or Clothing projects, are invited to be a part of these fun and educational events. The Gitche Gumee Club will be our hosts at the Workshop in Oulu this year on Saturday, May 19th. The Foods Revue will be held in the morning, with The Clothing Revue in the afternoon. Both are judged Fair events with premiums. Registration for the events is separate.

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Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 ~ 8:30 am EOC Room ~ Bayfield County Courthouse Annex Building Washburn, WI 54891 The University of Wisconsin (UW) Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Program provides training materials required to become a certified applicator in the state of Wisconsin. We also provide supplementary training materials and live training/review sessions in the winter […]

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Relationships Matter Class

Relationships Matter ~ Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:45 pm ~ Washburn Public Library ~ Six Sessions ~ April 17 – May 20, 2018 (No class on May 1) ~For Individuals, Couples, All~Relationships help us thrive! ~ $12 per person. Includes class materials, light refreshments. Features curriculum from PREP, Inc. evidence-based relationship series. ~ Registration is required. ~ Space is limited. ~ Call 715-373-6104 ext 2 for registrations/questions or Register Online.

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2017 Equipment Lending Flyer

Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library

Want to start preserving your own fresh food,but don’t have the equipment? We have you covered! With our Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library! We have water bath & pressure canners, a juicer, dehydrators & more……. Contact Ashland County UW-Extension office at 715-682-7017 or Bayfield County UW-Extension Office at 715-373-6104.

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Green tractor upside down in a ditch

It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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Home Canning: Can I Make Substitutions Safely?

The safety of the food that you preserve for your family and friends is important to you. The University of Wisconsin-Extension supports using up-to-date, research-tested recipes so that you know that the food that you preserve is both safe and high in quality. Here are a few quick tips on changes and substitutions that will keep your home preserved food safe to eat.

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Spring Hazardous Waste Collection

2018 Milk Run – NW Cleansweep spring waste collections The Northwest Cleansweep hazardous waste “milk run” program, which is designed to accept hazardous wastes from municipalities, businesses and schools from our region, is again offering hazardous waste collections.  This year’s spring collection schedule is currently being planned and Northwest Cleansweep invites your participation.  Items accepted […]

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Basic Budgeting Workshop

Basic Budgeting is a free workshop designed to help people learn the skills and strategies they need to meet monthly household expenses and build savings. Participants will learn to develop a spending and saving plan, discuss goal setting and identify community resources

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