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Drug Take Back Every Day in Lincoln County

Spring has finally arrived. As you get started spring cleaning this year, consider disposing of unused or unwanted medications. Wisconsin has seen a significant increase in opioid overdose deaths over the last several decades. In 2000, there were 111 deaths due to opioid overdose. In 2017, that number increased to 916. That’s more than a […]

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E-Cigarette PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

This health advisory is being issued by the State and Local Health Officers to inform the public about the alarming statistics on current e-cigarette use among youth in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, current e-cigarette use among Wisconsin high school students increased 154% between 2014 and 2018. In 2014, just under 8% of Wisconsin high school students […]

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4-H Enrollment Process for 2018-19

4-H Enrollment process for the 2018-19 will begin on September 10th.   At the beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  When you log in to re-enroll, you will need to update your Personal Information screen (the system will increase age, grade and year in 4-H automatically by 1), […]

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Tractor Safety Information

The Extension Langlade County office is coordinating a Tractor Safety Course for youth ages 12-16, June 17-20, 2019. The course includes classroom safety instructions for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, and how to approach farm safety with a positive attitude. Please see the brochure below with exact dates and times and […]

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Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box

Cultivating Creativity: Garden in a Box 4-H Families and Community Youth Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Otts Garage 805 Main Street Merrill, WI 54452 Cost: $5.00 per person (Bring payment that evening) Registration due Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Registration link:  http://bit.ly/2v4ENuM

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USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Wisconsin Impacted by Natural Disasters

Lincoln County agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers who incurred losses caused by multiple winter storms with blizzard conditions, excessive snow, high winds, and extreme cold that […]

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Lincoln County 4-H is promoting Random Acts of Kindness

RESEARCH shows that 4‑H’ers make positive contributions to their communities. This April, as part of True Leaders in Service and National Volunteer Appreciation Month, 4‑H’ers across the nation will pledge their hands to larger service – leading positive change that empowers their peers and their communities.  True Leaders in Service will officially kick-off the first day […]

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Be the Heart of the Farm

Heart of the Farm offers one day conferences, training programs, networking, hands-on workshops, programming on business planning, farm management, human resources and more. Mission Farm Management and Production Education for Women Improving Farm Business Decision-Making Goal The Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference Series addresses the needs of farm women by providing […]

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2019 4-H Summer Camp – Adult Staff Needed

Are you interested in attending the 2019 4-H Summer Camp?  We are seeking adults who would love to spend a few days at one of our 4-H Camps as an adult chaperone.  It is a great opportunity to learn along side our 4-H youth while building relationships that last a life time. Check out the […]

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