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Focus turns to financial literacy during Money Smart Week 2015

Thinking about financial planning for retirement? Making a major investment in a new home? Planning for college?  Want to learn more about sticking to a budget or how your credit score can affect you? You can get answers to these questions and many more during Money Smart Week, April 18-25. Every year, businesses, financial institutions, schools, […]


Kids in the Kitchen Afterschool Program

Throughout the school year, Pepin elementary students are treated to an after school food and nutrition event, which promotes kids preparing healthy and nutritious snacks for themselves.  The Kids in the Kitchen Program is coordinated by Jill Riesgraf, Pepin Grade School teacher.  She works closely with Marie Ritscher, 4-H Youth Development Agent in Pepin County.  […]


Teen Court Panelist Training

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Panelists Trained in Creating Positive Change in Behavior  On April 1, 2015 the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court held a panelist training at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. Panelists serve as peer ‘judges’ who hold juvenile first-time offenders accountable for their actions by issuing fair and innovative sanctions. The following individuals […]

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“Ray the Soils Guy” at Baldwin

Join other area farmers for this exclusive opportunity to ask Ray Archuleta, a.k.a. “Ray the Soils Guy” all your soil health, cover crop, and tillage questions. This will be a question and answer session follow-up of the Red Cedar Conference. Learn about soil health from one of the best!

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Red Cedar Conference

Soil Health and Water Quality are certainly hot topics today. In light of the recent Notice of Intent by Des Moines Water Works to sue county board supervisors for nitrate pollution in their district, it certainly behooves us to understand the issues and solutions for water quality improvement. I encourage you to participate in the upcoming Red Cedar Conference. Registration is required, and it is free for all farmers and WFU members !