2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

We are excited to share our 2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors with you! This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2019 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, Family Living, Nutrition Education, and  Agriculture/Horticulture.

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Zoom – Connecting Colleagues and Continuing Programming During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Extension Iron County educators and staff have been adjusting to working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to video conferencing tools, like Zoom, they are able to meet and work together productively “face-to-face” when meeting in-person isn’t possible. Another positive is that they are able to use Zoom to continue programming and outreach in the community. To learn more, continue reading.

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Extension Iron County – Limited Office Capacity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Extension Iron County office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Iron County Extension educators must follow UW-Madison protocol and have been advised to start working remotely. The Iron County Courthouse (and all Iron County Buildings) are currently open, but public visitation to all non-essential offices is currently suspended until further notice. For more information, please continue reading.

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Kimbler Joins Extension Iron County as Agriculture Educator

UW-Madison Division of Extension Iron County welcomes 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. Congratulations Darrin!

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Backyard Maple Tapping Class: Saturday February 23

Whether you’re not sure how to identify a sugar maple tree or you’ve been tapping trees for years, this is an opportunity to pick up some new tips on producing your own maple syrup! 2 convenient times and locations. Must pre-register, max class size is 25. For full details and registration, CLICK HERE!

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UW-Extension To Offer Master Gardener Training

Iron County UW-Extension will be offering another beginner Master Gardener Training this fall.
Leven I Training will be held in Hurley and run from October 11 through January 10th.
For more information, call Iron County Horticulture Educator, Darrin Kimbler at 715-561-2695.

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