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Durand Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Pepin area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent; Katie Walsh-Kallstrom Public Health Nurse, Pepin County Health Department; Kathy Dahl R.N., Durand School District, and guest […]

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Preserving America’s Soil

August 16, 2016 Saving America’s soil is the subject of a recent national Call to Action by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. This most precious natural resource is being lost at an alarming rate. It is estimated that over one-half of this nations topsoil has been lost since America’s founding. Furthermore, […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two.  How concerned gardeners have to be about using garden produce after a flood depends, to a large degree, on how “clean” the flood water was or whether it was likely to […]

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Pepin Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Pepin area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. These clinics were coordinated and taught by Marie Ritscher, UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent and Katie Walsh-Kallstrom Pepin County Health Department RN, guest speakers/teachers include: Lindy Human and Janessa Vandenberge, Health […]

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Once Upon a Time at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

Once Upon a Time at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa   Nature, storytelling, mindfulness, and tons of creative arts activities marked the  “Once Upon A Time”  theme of the 2016 Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau, and Pierce Counties, 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on the St. Croix River, Minnesota from June 28-30, 2016. Over 150 youth, ages 9 – 14, […]

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Beef Grazing Filed Day

This filed day will focus on showcasing research being done at UW-Madison and how beef producers can use this information in their own operations.

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Rhubarb After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

After a spring frost University of Wisconsin-Extension often gets questions about rhubarb and asparagus – are they safe to eat. Growing Rhubarb is fairly easy as long as Mother Nature keeps temperatures above freezing once the leaves have emerged.  Rhubarb should not be harvested when the leaves are wilted and limp after a hard freeze. […]

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TRACTOR SAFETY SAVES LIVES

Tractor accidents are the leading cause of severe injury or death on farms. Rollover accidents account for about one-half and run-overs about one-fourth of farm tractor accidents. Other tragic accidents include entanglement in power take off or other farm equipment. Most of these accidents result from improper use, and are often related to being in […]

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