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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Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk

Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk B. Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension, October 2014   Milk is a natural liquid food. It is nutrient-rich; it contributes high-quality protein, essential vitamins, and minerals, including calcium, to the diet. Since prehistoric times humans have used milk in many ways: to drink; to churn into butter; to […]

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Drinking Raw Milk a Source of Illness in Local Students

NEWS RELEASE:  10/28/14  Drinking raw milk a source of illness in local students: UW-Extension urges consumers to avoid drinking unpasteurized milk.      A recent outbreak of illness tied to the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk sickened youth at a local high school. This has prompted food safety specialists with the University of Wisconsin-Extension to […]

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Senior Nutrition Program of Pepin County Questionnaire

The goals of the Senior Nutrition Program of Pepin County are to promote the health and well-being of older individuals, reduce hunger and food insecurity, and promote socialization.  Due to county budget shortfalls, the county tax levy for the Senior Nutrition Program needs to be reduced, either by decreasing costs or increasing revenue. In order to […]

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