Washburn County – News and Posts

Free Online Parenting Classes

Join free online parenting classes. Connect with other parents. Get practical, positive, research-based parenting ideas. Help children grow.

Click each class name to register below. When you register, you will receive an email with a link that gives you access to the class using Zoom. Check your junk mail if you don’t receive this email.

Raising Wisconsin’s Children online parenting classes are on the 3rd Thursday at 1 PM unless otherwise noted.

Classes are for any parent or caregiver.


Upcoming Online Gardening Programs!

The UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering free online gardening programs to help you be more successful with growing and caring for plants in the yard, garden, containers—or wherever your plants grow! These programs are suitable for gardeners of all skill levels.

The next series begins in February and is free and open to the public. You can attend just one or all three programs, though registration is required for each session. All programs will be recorded and available to view on the Extension Horticulture website later.

Go to bit.ly/3S8nWBm to learn more and register!

Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing

Upcoming Pesticide Applicator Training and Testing! 3 Locations February 5th – Ellsworth, WI February 15th – Barron, WI February 27th – Baldwin, WI Cost: $10.00 Questions? Contact Becky Brathal at becky.brathal@wisc.edu or 651-302-6520

Cultivating Your Farm’s Future: Farm Succession Workshops Start Jan. 31, 2024

Cultivating Your Farm’s Future: Farm Succession Workshops Start Jan. 31, 2024

This workshop series will prepare you to shape and communicate your ideas about the future of the farm and business and save time by having these crucial conversations before visiting with professionals.

Registration details

Registration Fee: $100/per farm, which provides one workbook, folder of materials, course videos, and four live Zoom sessions; $15/additional workbook. Multiple farm/family members are encouraged to attend.

Register online at https://uwmadison.eventsair.com/farm24/reg

2024 Garden and Landscape Q&A

The Ask the Experts: Monthly Garden and Landscape Q&A Series begins Monday, January 22, 1:00-2:00 PM. These sessions allow you to ask questions about your trees and shrubs, garden vegetables and ornamentals, and lawn. Whether it’s about plant diseases, pesky insects, or the selection and general care of plants in and around your home, our seasoned experts will provide insightful answers. To learn more and register: https://bit.ly/47zheec.

Burnett & Washburn Counties 4-H Project Day

Please take a moment to go check out the upcoming 4-H Project Day event happening on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at the Siren High School from 1:00-4:30pm. Registration will be open until January 4th or until sessions fill up. For the best selection, visit: https://JanProjectDay.4honline.com and sign up right away. Because of the work of Amy […]

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