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2017 Kenosha County 4-H Awards Night is Oct. 24

The 2017 Kenosha County 4-H Awards Night will take place Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the Kenosha County Center 19600 75th St., Bristol (corners of Highways 50 and 45). The event will honor for 2017 Kenosha County 4-H graduates, Cloverbud graduates, scholarship recipients, trips and award recipients, leader awards, retiring 4-H Council members, Key […]

Youth-led groups can apply for Kenosha County Youth As Resources until Oct. 12

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 are all […]

Registration open for UW-Extension agricultural chemical waste collection

With support from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, and the counties of Kenosha and Racine, UW-Extension is offering a Clean Sweep collection for agricultural chemical waste from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at Old Settlers Park (Racine County Fairgrounds) in Union Grove. Any Kenosha or Racine County farmer, farmland owner, nursery, orchard, or greenhouse operator may bring […]

UW-Extension Master Gardener training coming up in July

Are you thinking about becoming a volunteer for UW-Extension as a Master Gardener? Anyone interested in taking the Master Gardener Level 1 training course for Racine and Kenosha counties will need to attend the mandatory orientation session scheduled for Monday, July 17 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. in […]

Lawn Chair Learning series to focus on garden and landscape topics

A series on garden and landscape topics held at various Master Gardener Volunteer project sites throughout Racine and Kenosha Counties is taking place through June. The Lawn Chair Learning Series takes place on Tuesday evenings, 6-7 p.m. This series is  free and open to the public. It will take place outdoors.  Bring your own lawn chair. If inclement weather, […]

2017 Spring into Gardening event at Central HS is March 11

The 11th annual “Spring into Gardening” event will take place on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Westosha Central High School in Paddock Lake. Hosted by Kenosha County UW-Extension and Racine County UW-Extension, this one-day horticultural event offers presentations by local plant professionals, UWEX educators and Master Gardeners. Speakers include: Mike Yanny of JN Plant […]

Kenosha County Youth In Governance program accepting nominations

Kenosha County Youth In Governance, a youth empowerment program that offers area teens the chance to directly participate in local government is seeking nominations for motivated young people for the 2017-2018 year. The requirements to participate in Youth in Governance are: Youth must be a Kenosha County resident. Youth must be a high school student in 10th […]

2017 Kenosha County 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby cancelled due to poor ice conditions

The annual Kenosha County 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby has been cancelled due to poor ice conditions. The derby was to take place Saturday. Here is the full announcement from the county Department of Public Works and Development Services: Due to unseasonably high temperatures and limited ice accumulations, the Kenosha County Parks is canceling its annual 4-H Youth […]

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 […]

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