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2016 Garden Dreams

January 9, 2016 – Garden Dreams: A Saturday with the Portage County Master Gardener Volunteers 7:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. at the Lettie W. Jensen Community Center, 487 North Main Street, Amherst, WI. Hear four great presentations: Creating a Pollinator’s Paradise with Mark Dwyer; Indoor Gardening and Houseplants with Diana Alfuth; Sensational Shrubbery with Mark […]


4-H: 2016 Teen Trips and Awards

Calling all 4-H Teens! You may be eligible to apply for one of these exciting trips or special awards for 2016! Learn more about each opportunity and how to apply today!


2016 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home Award!

Has your Wisconsin farm or home been owned continuously for the last 100 or 150 years? The Wisconsin State Fair wants to honor your family and ancestors for dedicating their lives to Wisconsin! Receive Fair admission tickets, an invitation to an awards breakfast, an outdoor display sign, and more!

Charter Renewal Training

4-H: Mandated Charter Renewal Training

At least one youth or adult leader from each 4-H club and committee must attend one of two separate “Charter Renewal” training sessions each 4-H year. Find out more about the sessions and the deadlines to register!

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Tis the season for canning, freezing and dehydrating.

Tis the season for canning, freezing and dehydrating. If you are interested in any of the above you may want to know our office has updated and upgraded to digital all our Food Preservation Guides and Fact Sheets. Here is our most current list: USDA Principals of Home Canning Pressure Canner Use & Care Using Boiling Water […]