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Wisconsin Farm Succession Professionals Network Meetings

The 2017 Wisconsin Farm Succession Professionals Network (WIFSPN) meetings will focus on financial analysis for farm succession.  Meetings will be held in Eau Claire on October 5th, Madison on October 9th, and Appleton on October 10th.  See attached for further information:  2017_WIFSPN_October meetings_flyer

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Friends of 4-H – How to help the 4-H Program

Right now we have two ways to help the 4-H Program: You can sign up for the AmazonSmile program by clicking on the logo below:           The second way you can help out the 4-H Program is making a cash/check donation: Your donation check can be made out directly to “Shawano County 4-H […]

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Cedar Crest Ice Cream Contest

Cedar Crest Ice Cream and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation have teamed up to present a Create an Ice Cream Flavor Contest. The contest is open to all Wisconsin 4-H members. Entries are due to Cedar Crest Ice Cream no later than October 1, 2017. ***** Who: All 4-H members in the State of Wisconsin What: Develop and […]

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4-H Leaders Requesting Fair Pass

Each year, all 4-H leaders are asked to evaluate their work and leadership for the 4-H program on the “Personal Activity Evaluation” form found in the June/July Clover Line. All 4-H leaders need to complete and return the form to receive a fair pass — no exceptions.  Note that free fair passes are not awarded […]

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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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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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