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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4-H Fun Archery Shoot

4-H members from Pepin and Buffalo counties took aim as they participated in the 4-H Fun Archery Shoot on October 19 at the archery range at Silver Birch Park in Arkansaw, WI. The objective of this program was to teach shooting skills, safety and ethics for youth interested in archery.   It provides a safe, controlled […]

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Home Alone Online Program for Parents and Children

Home Alone: Preparing Children for Self Care This Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan. Parents and children should complete this entire program together. Please view […]

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Coloring Contest – Open to the Public

In celebrating the Pepin County Fair, the Pepin County 4-H Teen Leaders are sponsoring a coloring contest.  The contest will be judged at the Fair on Sunday, July 24th .  Come show off your artistic skills and possibly be awarded a prize. Age Categories: 0-4 year olds; 5-8 year olds; 9-11 year olds; 12 years […]

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Splash Dash 1K and 5K Run/Walk

Pepin County 4-H  Splash Dash 1K and 5K Run/Walk  When: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016; Race begins at 3 PM Where: Race will start at the Arkansaw Elementary School Registration must be received by Friday, July 8th in order to guarantee a T-shirt and squirt gun. Come and join the fun at the wettest race in […]

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Is Robotic Milking Right for my Farm?

During the past couple of decades, robotic milking systems have been installed on many farms throughout the world. The main goals for these system include: reduce labor, increase milking frequency, increase milk production, and improve quality of life. As with any major capital investment, the benefits afforded by these systems must to be objectively weighed […]

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Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Hosts 2015 Wisconsin Teen Court Association State Conference

On October 23, 2015 over 75 youth, juvenile justice workers, school personnel, Teen Court/ Peer Court coordinators and community members gathered in Menomonie, WI for the 2015 Wisconsin Teen Court Association (WTCA) State Conference hosted in conjunction with University of Wisconsin-Extension and Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court. The conference was coordinated by Dana Erickson, Annie Lisowski, […]

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