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Coulee Graziers May pasture walk at Litscher Farm

Press Release: Coulee Graziers May pasture walk at Litscher Farm Contact: Steve Okonek or Trisha Wagner UW-Extension or Steve Kling, Coulee Graziers network (715) 662-5053. Area farmers are invited to attend a pasture walk hosted by the Coulee Graziers Thursday May 24th at 1 p.m. at the farm of James and Terri Jo Litscher, W450 […]

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4-H Makes Space for Upcoming Plat Book

Jackson County 4-H Parents and Leaders Association, Inc. 227 South 11th Street, Black River Falls, WI  54615 (715) 284-4257 For Immediate Release April 18, 2018 Contact: Monica Lobenstein, Youth & Families Extension Educator 715-284-4257 4-H Makes Space for Upcoming Plat Book Every three years, Jackson County 4-H produces a plat book, which is a detailed, full-color […]

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Jackson County Clean Sweep

Press Release: Jackson County Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep Contacts: Trisha Wagner Jackson County UW-Extension and Jackson County Zoning Department Jackson County Clean Sweep Household and agricultural hazardous waste will be accepted as part of the 2018 Jackson County Clean Sweep program.  The Clean Sweep program aims to help Jackson County residents safety dispose of chemicals […]

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Dairy MPP meetings for Jackson and Trempealeau Counties – May 10th

  Press Release: Dairy MPP meetings for Jackson & Trempealeau Counties Contacts: Trisha Wagner Jackson County UW-Extension or Steve Okonek Trempealeau County UW-Extension Two informational meetings will be held in Jackson and Trempealeau Counties Thursday May 10th to cover specifics of the USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program.  The meetings will be held at the Jackson […]

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Jackson County Food Pantry

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: Jackson County Food Pantry […]

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Sugar Shockers!

Check out the newest Food $ense Newsletter for April, May and June focused on sugars in beverages.   Loaded with great tips and strategies to work towards ZERO sugar sweetened beverages each day – living the 5210 way!! April-June 2017 Food $ense Newsletter   Check out this quarters Food $ense Newsletter for information on sugar: […]

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4-H Summer Camp Registration Now Open

4-H Summer Camp: The Great Outdoors July 17-19, 2018 Lost Falls Campground, west of Black River Falls Explore the beautiful outdoors of Jackson County. Learn bike safety and maintenance then go for a ride. Practice your fishing cast and learn about the fish in the Black River. Learn how to use a compass and recognize […]

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Register for 2018 Jackson County Caprine Day

Open to all goat enthusiasts! Early registration is strongly encouraged Proceeds go to purchase new pens in the Jackson County Fair Park Goat Barn When: May 19, 2018, 9am – 3pm Where: Jackson County UW-Extension Office 227 South 11th St Black River Falls, WI 54615 Cost: Lunch is included in price $20 per adult $15 per […]

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2018 Jackson County Livestock Workshop Dates

All dates are tentative. January 10 – Livestock Education Committee Meeting – 7pm UWEX January 27 – Beef Weigh-In – 9am-12pm Sparta Equity Sale Barn Feb TBD – Pig/Sheep Nutrition Selection Workshop – at UWEX March 10 – Cheesemaking (RSVP Required) location TBD March 14 – Livestock Education Committee Meeting – 7pm UWEX April 21 […]

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