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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Emmet Project – STEM Activities for everyone!

The Emmet Project will be back in February with new and exciting hands on activities for all youth (3rd grade and older). Come see what fun you can have! Dates for EMMET: March 11 March 25 (Added!!) April 8 May 13 See the flyer for more information.    

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Interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader

The 4-H Shooting Sports program is only successful when adults volunteer to work with youth in this project and when youth are given the opportunity to develop safe shooting skills and develop a better understanding of wildlife ecology. To serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, individuals must complete the Youth Protection process, be at least 18 […]

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4-H partnership with JOANN: 15% off and 2.5% donation

Exciting news, savings and fundraising from a National 4-H Council partnership with JOANN stores — great for art project supplies. Tell you staff, volunteers and clubs! Save 15% with JOANN 4-H Rewards! Current & lifetime members, parents of members, volunteers and 4-H staff can save 15% off total in-store and online purchases every day with 4-H […]

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Food Preservation Publications Available

Food Preservation Publications are available for order or copies and can be picked up at the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office (801 N. Sales Street, Merrill, WI).  Contact Cherie for more information about how to order these publications. Available Web Resources: UW Food Safety and Health National Center for Home Food Preservation UW-Extension Food Preservation Publications Online  

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Free Quilting Patterns for 4-H Youth

We have received patterns for quilting projects that are free for 4-H project members and leaders. Come in to UW-Extension Office and ask Cherie to see what we have available to you! Thank you to Jamie Kalvestran for donating these patterns.  

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County Food Preservation Group

Caroline Lemke has been canning her own food for over 50 years.   She really enjoys it and wants to teach youth how to preserve their own food.  She is currently teaching youth to preserve foods in group sessions and she would like to offer additional opportunities to all interested youth in the county. If […]

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Tree Seedlings Available for 4-H Clubs

The Wisconsin DNR – State Nursery Program would like to encourage 4-H clubs and other youth groups to plant trees. Trees provide a home for wildlife, protect our soil and water, and help clean our air. The State Nursery Program has a long tradition of providing tree seedlings to 4-H, FFA and other youth groups. […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive Changes Beginning January 1st

Beginning January 1, 2017 medically important antibiotics in feed will no longer be available to use for growth promotion on any farm of any size.  Medically important antibiotics are used by dairy, livestock, and poultry but are also important to human health.  Under this new rule, called the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), you will need […]

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Resources for Project Leaders

Here are several websites for leaders to utilize in planning 4-H Projects: Wisconsin After School Activity Plans Wisconsin Curriculum Resources – On the “Search Publications” box on the right, search for “Activity Plans”.  Not all projects have plans available. Wisconsin 4-H Project Page –  Choose your project from the list on the right. National Directory of 4-H […]

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