Kimbler Joins Extension Iron County as Agriculture Educator

UW-Madison Division of Extension Iron County would like to welcome Darrin Kimbler as the Agriculture Educator for Iron County. Darrin started in this role on January 1, 2019.

Darrin has been working in the Iron County Extension office for more than three years as the county Horticulture Assistant and Horticulture Educator. In his new position, he will continue to provide research based horticulture programming and advice to the community’s citizens, as well as instruct and coordinate the local Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Additionally, he will provide agriculture programming to the producers of Iron County. An initial focus will be on commercial maple syrup production.

Darrin comes to Iron County from Kentucky by way of the US Army and UW-Madison where he majored in Botany and Forest Ecology. He is an avid canoeist and a general outdoor enthusiast. He and his wife own Taiga Farm and Vineyards in Ironwood Township. They raise Icelandic sheep, pastured pigs, produce and wine grapes.

You can contact Darrin for any gardening or agricultural questions by email at darrin.kimbler@wisc.edu or by calling (715) 561-2695.