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Baby Formula Shortage

Are you a mother or family feeling the effects of the nationwide baby formula shortage? Continue reading for valuable resources, which were shared with us by UW-Madison Division of Extension Nutrition Specialist, Beth Olson.

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2021 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

WE ARE EXCITED TO SHARE OUR 2021 ANNUAL REPORT TO THE IRON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WITH YOU!

This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2021 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, FoodWIse Nutrition Education and Horticulture/Agriculture.

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SISU Endurance Team Running Club Registration is Open!

The SISU Endurance Team (SET) Running Club is starting it’s 4th season on Monday, June 5 from 6:00-7:00 pm at Miner’s Memorial Park! This program is available to Iron and Gogebic County youth, grades 5-12 and costs $10 per person who the whole 7 week program.

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Iron County 4-H to Offer Three Weeks of Day Camps in June

As families are gearing up for the end of the school year, Extension Iron County would like to like share three Day Camp opportunities for youth in the community to participate in. June 2022 will be packed with fun, as our Summer Assistants, Jackie and Emmie will be taking the lead on TrailBlazers, STEM Day Camp and a Babysitters Training! Continue reading for more details.

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Iron County Summer Youth Camp Pre-Registration is OPEN!

We are excited to announce that registration for the 21st annual Iron County Summer Youth Camp is taking place Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22, 2022 at Trails End Youth Camp! This 4-day camp experience is fun, educational, and packed full of memories that will last a lifetime! We are only accepting 65 campers this year, so be sure to pre-register early!

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Iron County Outpost Camp Pre-Registration is OPEN!

We are excited to announce that registration for the 7th annual Iron County Outpost Camp is open! This 4-day camp experience at the beautiful Lake of the Falls campground includes biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and leadership building activities. We are only accepting 15 campers this year, so be sure to pre-register early!

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Maple Syrup Processing-Sap to Bottle

Our final video in our Beginner Maple Syrup Maker Series is now available! In this video, you will learn about the different methods and containers you can use to cook your syrup! For more details, continue reading. Happy Tapping!

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Tapping Maple Trees for Maple Syrup Making

Just in time for maple sugaring season, Extension Agriculture Educator, Darrin Kimbler with special guest Extension Maple Syrup Project Manager, Jeremy Solin, present the third video in the Beginner Maple Syrup Maker series. In this video, you will learn about the proper tools for tapping trees, appropriate size of trees, number of taps you can put in a tree for a sustainable sugarbush, and much more!

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A Guide to Taps and Containers used in Maple Syrup Making

It is important to gather your gear for maple syrup making well before the sugaring season begins. Check out the second video in a four-part series designed for the beginner maple syrup maker. In this video, we discuss the different sizes and types of taps available to use when tapping your maple trees, containers to use and MORE!

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