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Pressure Canner Testing

The Chippewa County Cooperative Extension Office will be testing pressure canner gauges on August 15, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  For testing, all that needs to be brought into the Extension Office is the lid with dial gauges only. For further information concerning food safety and recommended canning and freezing procedures, contact the Extension Office […]

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Bloomer Community Garden Plots Available

Bloomer Community Garden plots available Chippewa County UW-Extension is now taking applications for the Bloomer area community garden for the 2017 growing season. Individuals, families, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to get involved. Application for the garden is available from the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office located in the Chippewa County Courthouse, Room 013 or by clicking […]

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Spring Lawn Care

What is Roundup for Lawns? With the spring lawn and garden season fast approaching, the advertisements for lawn care products are fast and furious right now. A new product from Scott’s Company on the market is Roundup for Lawns.  Many are familiar with Roundup which contains the active ingredient glyphosate.  Glyphosate is a non-selective active […]

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Chippewa Falls Community Garden Plots Available at Marshall Park

Chippewa County UW-Extension is taking applications for community garden plots for the 2017 growing season. Community gardens are available for lease in Chippewa Falls.  Individuals, families, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to get involved.  Each community garden has unique features to enhance the garden experience. Applications are available from the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office located in the Chippewa […]

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2017 Chippewa County Farm/Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Course

Tractor and farm machinery operators need to be knowledgeable and safety-smart.  Studies show that many farm accidents are caused by inexperience, carelessness, hast, fatigue, stress, or poor judgment and attitude.  These problems, and practical tractor operation, will be discussed by program instructors.  With certification, youth ages 12 to 16 will be allowed to operate tractors or […]

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Scholarship Opportunity from Chippewa County Home and Community Education Association

The Chippewa County Home and Community Education Association will again offer 2 (two) – $400.00 scholarships to Chippewa County residents enrolled in their first year of college or technical college. The completed application should be received at the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office by April 1, 2017.  Additional information required with the completed application are: transcript of […]

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