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StrongBodies Classes for Women and Men – March 2020

This strength-training program is for both women and men, with an emphasis on those 40 years of age and older. Previous classes have included participants from 19 to over 90 years of age. In addition to building stronger bones, the program increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Preregistration is required. Participants age 70 and over need […]

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Donating to Food Pantries

While food pantries need food donations all year long, the fall and winter holidays often are a time for food drives and extra individual donations. This recent UW-Extension article gives guidelines for making your food donations.

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The Wisconsin Coverts Project – Wildlife Education for Landowners

Three days of indoor sessions and outdoor experiences for landowners who want to enhance their woodlands for wildlife. August 13-16, 2020 Woodruff Wisconsin, Kemp Natural Resources Station Free Apply by June 15. Number of participants is limited. Visit the Coverts website for more information. Who can attend? Any woodland owner or person responsible for managing […]

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Scholarship Opportunity for 2020-2021

The Chancellor’s and Powers-Knapp Scholarship Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were established to attract, support and develop the abilities and potential of academically talented and outstanding individuals from underrepresented  groups. The program is seeking youth to apply from rural and farming communities that are planning to apply to attend UW-Madison for the 2020-2021 academic […]

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Taking the Pulse of Your Farm Business

Financial management for farm operations Pulse Continuum Three follow-up sessions will be offered to explore financial statements and more. February 5 – Balance Sheets February 17 – Schedule F and Income Statements March 4 – Statement Analysis and Interpretation 5-8 p.m. each day Register with payment by January 28 $40/session; $65 for all 3 sessions; […]

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Beekeeping Class – starts in February; Introductory session on January 14

BEEKEEPING CLASS Designed for backyard or hobby beekeepers Come to a free introductory session on January 14, 7-9 p.m. at the Multi-purpose Building at the Fairgrounds. Class will begin on February 11. Five-session Beekeeping Class February 11 & 25, March 10 & 24, April 14; 6:30-9 P.M. Additional summer field opportunities will be offered. $100 […]

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Japanese Beetles –

Among the most destructive pests in yards and gardens is the Japanese beetle, a relative newcomer to Taylor County. Although they have been creating problems in more southern parts of the state for some time, they have not been a serious problem here until the last few years, when we have had a few landowners […]

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