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Kim Bremmer to speak at 70th Farm Management Club Annual Meeting

The Pepin County Farm Management Club will feature Kim Bremmer at their 70th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 14 at Club 10 at noon. Kim is a nationally recognized, dynamic champion for agriculture. Her passion is sharing the story of farming, and equipping farmers to speak up with the real story of American agriculture. This […]

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SYC’s Service Learning Fun Day

This year the SYC members and friends will be donating their services to the Feed My People Food Bank in Eau Claire and finishing the day off with some pizza and fun at the new Trampoline Park on December 30th. Please see the link below for further information. Event Registration Form

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Don’t Miss the Baby Boat

Did you know that babies at birth have more brain cells than stars in the Milky Way?  The nurturing interactions, stimulation and care that babies receive from parents and caregivers will determine which neural connections thrive and grow, and which wither away and die…thus charting a life-long course of brain development, attachment and bonding. It […]

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Living Apple-y

With the closing of a bountiful harvest all around, it’s a great time to think of preserving the sweetness and tang of apples to enjoy throughout the year. Apples can be dried, made into applesauce or apple butter, or made into jelly. Apple pie filling may be canned, or prepared and frozen.  Apples, and all […]

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In all things, give thanks…

The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word gratia, which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness.  Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what we individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. When we practice gratitude, we experience a thankful appreciation and acknowledge the goodness in our lives. Gratitude helps us refocus on what we have instead of […]

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Raising Quality Calves

Many farms are looking at group feeding calves with automated feeders to reduce the labor of feeding individual calves. University extension specialists will share…

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Pepin County 4-H to Sponsor Halloween Candy Drive for Military Troops

The candy drive, to be held November 1st – 4th, is a fun and creative way to show support to our military troops.  The candy raised during the drive will be donated to our military troops through Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders and Operation Gratitude. The UW-Extension Office, in the Durand Government Center (open 8:30 […]

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The Veterinary Feed Directive and Winter Calf Health Workshop

UW-Extension and Countryside Cooperative are hosting a seminar Friday, November 11, 1-3 p.m. at the Pepin County Government Center. The seminar will present the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), which has important implications to the way farmers will be managing cattle health and antibiotic use. Brady Zuck, Elanco, will walk farmers through the VFD and […]

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Turn up the heat with pressure to properly can meats

Fall is a time when many families find themselves with beef, venison, turkey or chicken that they wish to preserve. Canned meats add to making simple and delicious meals. “Foods that are naturally low in acid, such as meat and vegetables, must be pressure-canned to ensure safety,” says Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the […]

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