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Kenosha County Youth As Resources seeking grant applicants

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project?  Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members […]

Workshop to help agricultural businesses with potential grants

Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business?  UW-Extension in partnership with the USDA, Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute will host a one-day Agricultural Grants Workshop at to help farmers learn about potential grants, as well as cost-share programs and other financing options. The workshop […]

UW-Extension offering youth tractor safety course

UW-Extension in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties are collaborating to provide a 24-hour tractor safety course for youth ages 12-16. This program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on […]

UW-Extension to host farm transition and succession planning workshop March 8

A farm transition and succession planning workshop is planned for Tuesday, March 8 at the Walworth County UW-Extension office in Elkhorn. The workshop will be held in the Government Center on 100 W Walworth St. and will begin at 9 a.m. This program will help farm families utilize the available tools to ensure that their farm […]

UW-Extension Spring Into Gardening Seminar is March 12

The 10th Annual Spring Into Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Westosha Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. Beginners to experienced gardeners will find many topics to interest them in the wide variety of class offerings. Class size is limited. Fee is $40 for registrations received by Feb. 26 ($45 […]

Orientation for potential UW-Extension Master Gardeners is Feb. 17

Orientation for anyone interested in 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Program will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol. This session is an opportunity to learn more about the Master Gardener Volunteer program, the training course and volunteer projects. Attendance is required to apply for the Master Gardener Volunteer […]

Financial management skills workshop for farm women offered by UW-Extension

A three-day workshop series is being held for farm women who are interested in improving their farm financial management skills, part of the fabric of farm life and the farm business. This series will be interactive between speakers and participants, with in-class exercises to assist in learning about farm financial management and opportunities to network […]

Kenosha County Youth As Resources seeking grant applicants

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $400 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members are all […]

Equine educational program offered by UW-Extension on March 5

A full-day equine educational program, organized and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension Service, will be offered on Saturday, March 5, at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. Topics presented will include how to better understand horse behaviors, such as aggression, phobias, and vices; horse industry concerns related to the welfare of horses, common […]

4-H Open House is Sept. 29

Kenosha County UW-Extension invites all youth and adults interested in learning more about 4-H to attend the 10th Annual 4-H Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kenosha County Center, located at 19500 75th St. in Bristol. 4-H is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship, […]

UW-Extension providing youth tractor safety course Aug. 3-5

UW-Extension in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties are collaborating to provide a 24-hour tractor safety course for youth ages 12-16. This program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor or self-propelled implement of husbandry on a public […]

UW-Extension to host beekeeping workshop at Kenosha County Center

A beekeeping workshop designed for the novice beekeeper or those who would like to start beekeeping will be offered on Tuesday, June 23 from 6  until 9 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St.,in Bristol. The registration fee of $15 per person will include a copy of First Lessons in Beekeeping as well as snacks and […]

UW-Extension providing youth tractor safety course

UW-Extension in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties are collaborating to provide a 24-hour tractor safety course for youth ages 12-16. This course is required by Wisconsin law for any youth between the ages of 12 and 16 that drive farm machinery on public roads. The tractor safety course will be held at Burlington High School. Classes […]

Kenosha County Youth As Resources announces latest grants

Kenosha County Youth As Resources is a grant-giving program that helps youth groups in Kenosha County to plan and implement meaningful community service and service-learning projects. YAR has awarded its latest four grants to worthy groups in the community: $400 has been awarded for the YAR Hope Gardens project. More than a dozen youths from […]

Spring Into Gardening Seminar is March 14

The 9th Annual Spring Into Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. Beginners to experienced gardeners will find many topics to interest them in the wide variety of class offerings. Class size is limited. Fee is $40. Cost includes four classes […]

Kenosha County Youth As Resources seeking youth board members

Looking to get involved in your community? Want to know what youth groups are doing to make our county a better place? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a grant-giving program run by a board composed of youth and adults which funds youth-designed, youth-led community service projects in Kenosha County, is seeking members for the 2015-2016 Board. Youth ages […]

Program on selling and marketing food set for March 19

UW- Extension, Sustainable Economic Edible Development (SEED) and the Farm Fresh AtlasTM of Southeastern Wisconsin are hosting a program for food producers and entrepreneurs and market managers on Thursday, March 19, at the Veteran’s Terrace in Burlington. This program will provide attendees an opportunity to network with fellow food entrepreneurs in the region, explore resources, and discover new opportunities. […]

Meeting to address laws on farm machinery on Wisconsin roads

Local town and village officials are invited to attend an educational meeting to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The University of Wisconsin-Extension and Farm Bureau in Kenosha and Racine Counties are hosting this meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Kenosha County […]

Community service grants available through Kenosha County Youth As Resources

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members […]

Kenosha County Center garden to be on display Aug. 4

Kenosha County UW-Extension and Master Gardener Volunteers will be hosting an “Evening Excursion” on Monday, Aug. 4, from 4 – 7 pm, at the Kenosha County Center AAS Display & Demonstration Garden located at the intersection of Highways 45 & 50 in Bristol. The AIIAmerica Selections (AAS) Display Garden will be the highlight of the evening. On display […]

Master Gardener classes to begin soon

Would you or someone you know make a great Master Gardener Volunteer? Orientation for 2014 Master Gardener Volunteer Program will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol,or Tuesday, Aug.12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Western Racine Service Center, 209 North Main St., Burlington. Orientation is an […]

Still time to register for UW-Extension babysitting training

Kenosha County UW-Extension has extended the registration deadline for upcoming babysitting training sessions: Thursday, July 10th, registration is due Thursday, July 3. Tuesday, July 29th, registration is due Thursday, July 17. The class is one day long from 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. The class is open to […]

UW-Extension offering babysitting training

Kenosha County UW-Extension is offering babysitting training on:  Wednesday, July 2th, registration is due Thursday, June 19. Thursday, July 10th, registration is due Thursday, June 26. Tuesday, July 29th, registration is due Thursday, July 17. The class is one day long from 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. The […]

Master Composter Workshop offered by UW-Extension

Kenosha County UW-Extension is offering a Master Composter Workshop on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol. The one day workshop prepares backyard composters to organize and teach home composting workshops and offer compost demonstrations in their communities. For more information and a registration form […]

UW-Extension hosting Local Food Marketing Strategies Workshop

Farmers who are looking to sell their farm products to local sales outlets such as restaurants, grocery stores etc., and buyers who are interested in local foods are invited to attend the Local Food Marketing Strategies Workshop on Wednesday, March 19. The program will include a representative from the Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative who will […]

UW Extension hosting Tech Tools for Business

UW-Cooperative Extension offices in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties in cooperation with the UW Center for Dairy Profitability and Annie’s Project are sponsoring Tech Tools for Business on Thursday, March 13. The program will be at the Walworth County Government Center in Elkhorn, and will run from 11:30 am – 3 pm (including lunch). The […]

8th Annual Spring Into Gardening will be March 8

The 8th Annual Spring Into Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Central High School, 24617 – 75th St., Paddock Lake. Beginners to experienced gardeners will find many topics to interest them in the wide variety of class offerings. Class size is limited. Fee is $35. Cost […]

Early registration for horse care program in Bristol ends Feb. 14

A daylong program for horse owners/enthusiasts will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 22, in Bristol.  This program will focus on keeping your horse healthy. Examples of some of the session topics include Eye Care for Your Horse, Internal and External Parasites, and Colic… Causes and What to Do About It all presented by Dr Tracy […]

Youth as Resources grants available

Looking for money for your next community service or service learning project? Kenosha County Youth As Resources (YAR), a program dedicated to youth empowerment, is seeking youth-led groups to apply for grant funds of up to $500 for their next service project. A simple two-page application form and a short presentation to YAR board members […]

UW-Extension to host farmers’ market workshop

If you are a farmer selling at local farmers’ markets or are a market manager interested in helping your vendors and farmers’ market to be successful, the Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop scheduled for Saturday, Feb.  8 in Elkhorn is just for you. The Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop will provide farmers’ market vendors and managers with […]

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