Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Agriculture and Extension 06/12/2012

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Sawyer County Ag & Extension Committee Minutes

June 12, 2012

8:30 am


Committee Members Present:            Dean Pearson                           Bill Voight                   Jim Bassett                                                                   Tweed Shuman                                    Ron Kinsley                            


County Personnel Present:                 Lori Laberee                            Lisa Wydra                  Dave Berard

                                                            Trinke McNurlin                      Otto Wiegand               Kevin Schoessow


Others Present:                                  Ron Kubarek                           Linda Zillmer                          


Chairperson Pearson called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.


Approval of Agenda

Moved by Kinsley, seconded by Bassett to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried.

Approval of Minutes

Moved by Bassett, seconded by Kinsley to approve minutes from the May 8, 2012 meeting.  Motion carried.

Audience Recognition


Sawyer County Ag. Fair Association

Ron Kubarek reported.  Handbooks are out and located around the county in a new format.  The board is continuing work on the new building efforts, all plans are tentative.  Race car raffle is secure, along with other prizes new this year. 

Agent Report – Otto Weigand, Ag Agent

Otto Wiegand distributed and reviewed report of work for the past 6 months, as well as presenting a slide presentation.  Report on file. Discussion was held regarding future use of the state nursery land.

Mission Statement

Laberee distributed Wisconsin legislative documents explaining the University of Wisconsin-Extension work.  Berard explains the purpose of this task.  Item will be tabled until next month; Berard will then present a statement or committee purpose for them to review.

Approval of Vouchers

Moved by Kinsley, seconded by Bassett to approve vouchers.  Motion carried.

Approval of Out-of-County Travel

Moved by Shuman, seconded by Kinsley to approve out of county travel.  Motion carried. 

Any Other Business

Kinsley asks Laberee if all committee members are in place for MASC youth livestock sale.


Moved by Bassett, seconded by Shuman to adjourn.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 9:17 a.m.


Respectfully submitted, Rebecca Brunner-Stroede, Recorder