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Pay by Credit Card

            The Shawano County UWEX is now offering credit card payments for all services that we offer. This can be anything from 4-H Camp registrations, Ear Tags, 4-H Literature Orders, Raising a Thinking Child, Strong Bones, PAT Training’s, and different Ag Clinics, etc. (Minimum of $10). If you are interested in […]

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WI State Fair – Jr Updates

Wisconsin State Fair has sent the UW-Extension office a list of State Fair Junior Updates 2017.  If you are taking livestock, dairy or poultry or plan to stay at the Tommy Thompson Youth Center, please review these updates.  Remember that it is the responsibility of all 4-H or FFA youth to register themselves online with most deadlines […]

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NWTC Farm Machinery/Tractor Safety Summer 2017

This course will provide youth primarily under the age of 16, but not younger than 12, with the necessary training and preparation to take the evaluation test.  Students who successfully pass the test and proficiency skills evaluation will be granted a state certificate of completion.  Safe operation and maintenance of farm machinery including skid steers […]

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1st Annual Queen Bee Event

Join us for an afternoon of conservation, coffee, cupcakes, and company!  Together with female resource professionals, we will be discussing our connection to the land and learning more about pollinator habitat, soil health, and financial programs available.  No prior knowledge necessary!  No charge to attend.  See attached for registration information:  1st Annual Queen Bee Event […]

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Dog Project Members

Dog exhibits for the current year must include 75% attendance at training meetings. Waivers and proof of vaccinations must be in before training begins. Terry and Diana are training at Complete Canine Care Center on County Trunk B. They will begin training on Tuesdays, May 16 & 23, 6:00pm, then each Tuesday and Thursday in […]

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Dreams of Green Garden Plots Available

Need a spot for a garden and don’t have the room?  A community garden is being made available through the cooperative efforts of Zion Lutheran Church, the Shawano County WIC Program and the Shawano County UW-Extension.  In a community garden, you get your own plot to plant and harvest. The garden is located on the […]

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Gardening Classes

April 10 – Basic of Seed Saving May 1 – Gardening Basics May 8 – Container Gardening June 5 – Planting the Garden All classes will be held in the Engel Room at the Shawano City/County Library, 128 S Sawyer St, Shawano at 5:30 p.m.  No charge to attend.  Please pre-register by calling (715) 526-3829 […]

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Growing Your Garden Workshops

Please join us as we cover gardening basics and different gardening techniques to get your garden started off on the right foot.  Monday, April 10-Seed Starting, May 1-Garden Basics, May 15-Container Gardening, June 5-Three Sisters Gardening.  Sponsored by Shawano County UW-Extension and Stockbridge-Munsee Community.  All workshops held at the Mohican Family Center from 12:00 p.m. […]

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Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course

UW-Extension is presenting the Tractor & Machinery Safety Course for youth ages 12-16 at the Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St, Antigo, WI June 12th-15th, 2017.  Registration fee is $75.00 and limited to the first 20 paid registrants.  See attached flyer for further information:   2017 Tractor Safety

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Meet our new Youth Director

Crystal Lepscier I grew up in the Milwaukee area, with connections to family in and around Shawano County. I have earned both my Bachelor of Fine Arts (’05) and my Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (’10) from UW-Madison. Go Badgers! I have spent some time working out in Washington, DC, as well as […]

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New Veterinary Feed Directive

Just released from Bernadette (Bernie) O’Rourke, UW-Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, is the latest information on the VFD: Starting Jan.1, 2017, in order to use feed antibiotics you will need a veterinary prescription in order to do so – not over the counter.  This change DOES NOT apply to injectables. There is a 4 Page pdf […]

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Want to See Your Free Credit Report? UW-Extension Campaign Makes it Easy

‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10’ Registers Hundreds The Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin adults checks their free credit report each year—making Wisconsin the sixth lowest of all the states for people checking their credit reports. The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report: […]

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