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Food Pantries Are Still Open!

With businesses and organizations closing in response to COVID-19, many more people are facing hunger.  Food pantries are open to help meet these needs but may have different procedures or hours so please call ahead.  Many schools are also offering free lunch and breakfast options to families.  Make sure you and your neighbors know about […]

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Extension Office Staffing Limited for COVID 19 Outbreak

COVID_OfficeSign The St. Croix Extension office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Some Extension staff will be working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 virus is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread […]

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Flood Waters Entered Your Garden and Crops?

What to do if flood waters entered your garden? For your garden, the most conservative approach is to destroy any produce that comes into direct contact with floodwater. And whether exposed directly or indirectly to floodwater, any produce that is meant to be eaten raw should not be consumed. To find more information about consuming […]

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Updated St. Croix County Ag Impact Report

St. Croix County has a rich dairy heritage, and dairy continues to be an important agricultural commodity. Cash grain production, namely corn and soybeans, has expanded over the past decade. Non-dairy livestock is also on the rise, with numerous beef cow-calf, sheep, and goat operations. St. Croix County’s proximity to the Twin Cities offers marketing […]

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2020 Farm City Day Postponed

We have made the difficult decison to pospone the 2020 Farm City Day. Out hosts, the Mitchell Family, have graciously agreed to host Farm City Day in August 2021. Please check back for details. Find us on Facebook or visit our website at:  www.sccfarmcityday.com for more information!  We hope to see you there!!

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Getting Started With Gardening

Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist If you’ve never really gardened before, getting started might seem overwhelming. But it’s actually quite easy to start growing some fresh, nutritious and tasty vegetables in your own yard, community garden plot, or even in containers on a deck or patio. Here are some simple steps to growing a […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19

Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Can I Get Sick from Eating Food with Coronavirus? – Safe & Healthy: Preparing and Preserving Food at Home In this article posted by Barbara Ingham, she walks you through several topics regarding, “How is COVID-19 different form food born illnesses?” and “Can I get COVID-19 through the […]

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Pesticide Extension

DATCP Extends Pesticide Applicator Certifications to October 31st! Click on the link for for information: Pesticide Extension

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