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Fat is Back!

Once snubbed, whole-fat milk, yogurt and other dairy products are finding their way back into our refrigerators, thanks to a growing interest in “whole foods” diets and new evidence that full-fat dairy products can be good for us, experts say. For more information, please follow the link to the  complete article. Article  

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UW-Extension Credit Report Campaign

UW-Extension campaign helps people order their free credit report Posted on January 21, 2016 by extension.news Hundreds have signed up for ‘Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10’ Contact Peggy Olive, 608-262-6766, polive@wisc.edu  The Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin adults checks their free credit report each […]

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64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day – August 27th

The 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:15 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m.   It is very likely […]

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2016 Lafayette County 4-H Summer Intern

We would like to welcome Mikayla Wedige to our county office for the 2016 summer!  She is from Cuba City – and a former Lafayette County 4-H Member!! Mikayla will be chaperoning at 4-H Camp, State 4-H Youth Conference and planning the Adventure & Discovery Day to be held on June 30th from 1-3 p.m. […]

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Rock County Horse Show.2016

Please open the link to see the class list for the 2016 Rock County Jr. Horse Show. . .  Saturday, June 11th. . . Rain or Shine!  2016 Rock County 4-H Open Horse Show

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Class III Milk Prices Approaching 2009 Levels

Cropp: Class III Milk Price Approaching 2009 Levels Wisconsin Ag Connection – 05/23/2016 One of Wisconsin’s leading dairy market experts says things may get worse before they get better. Professor Emeritus Bob Cropp from the University of Wisconsin-Extension predicts that declining cheese prices will result in a Class III price not seen since the fall […]

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MATC FREE Tuition program

MATC hopes free tuition program will help local students ‘see that college is possible’ – Please read the article for more information (found at the link below) http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/matc-hopes-free-tuition-program-will-help-local-students-see/article_aa2deac2-bef3-5515-83ae-1ffd4f0bc095.html

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Real Faces of Dairy – Essay Contest

Just wanted to let you know that the Real Faces of Dairy essay contest deadline is approaching and we are looking for more entries. It is open to all ages and top prize in each age category is $250!  For more information, please use the link below. http://realfacesofdairy.com/a-tribute-to-you/

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