Sandy beach with square rock and water with bubbes

Extension Bayfield County Highlights – 2018 Annual Report

This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our educators in 2018. The partnerships between Bayfield County and the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension allows resources and information to be delivered to our residents and have an impact on our communities. If you know of an informational or educational need in your community, organization, business or family, please let us be a resource to help address it by contacting our office.  We look forward to serving you in the future.

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Hazelnut Growing and Processing Field Day

Hazelnut Growing & Processing Field Day

Learn the basics of planting, growing and processing hazelnuts as SFA Lake Superior Chapter hosts a field day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday., August 24, 2019 in Bayfield, Wisconsin.

The day begins at 10 a.m. at Seven Ponds Winery, 87380 Betzold Road, Bayfield, Wisconsin, where Jason Fischbach, University Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension agent and hazelnut expert, will lead a tour of the winery’s plantings and discuss techniques for establishment and maintenance of commercial hazelnuts.

The group will caravan to Northland College at noon for lunch. . . Cost is $15 for SFA members and $20 for nonmembers. Lunch included.

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Purple outline of Wisconsin with hand holding seedling.

New Master Gardener Training to Start

Who is a Master Gardener?

A Master Gardener is a trained volunteer who aids University of Wisconsin Extension Staff by helping people in the community better understand horticulture and their environment.
Master Gardeners help educate local community members in applying horticultural science to manage their landscapes and gardens in a science-based, sustainable manner

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Green tractor upside down in a ditch

It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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2015 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

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