New Panelists Trained for Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court

On April 5, 2017 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 attended the training and were welcomed as new panelists: Alex McMahon (Durand), […]

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Reality Check Financial Education Experience 2017

     In 2017, University of Wisconsin – Extension’s Reality Check Financial Education Experience welcomed Independence School District along with Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Mondovi, Durand, Pepin, Elmwood, Plum City and River Valley. The learning event included nearly 350 students, over 120 adult volunteers from local communities and 26 student Reality Check Ambassadors, who took a leadership role […]

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Farming Your Finances: a workshop for Wisconsin women in agriculture

Wausau, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability are hosting a two-day workshop series on March 29-30, 2017 for farm women interested in improving their farm financial management skills, part of the fabric of farm life and the farm business. This series includes in-class exercises to develop farm financial management skills. […]

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2017 Pesticide Applicator Training Scheduled

This year’s Private Pesticide Applicator Training classes have been scheduled. Applicators can attend either Tuesday, January 31 or Tuesday, February 28. The classes will run from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Pepin County Government Center.   The training is offered to farmers who desire to obtain certification required to do their own spraying. […]

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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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