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Amy Van DeBrake is the new ag educator in Pierce County’s UW-Extension office. The new position was created in response to Agriculture Agent Greg Andrews’ appointment to a state liaison post. Photo by Bill Kirk.

New ag educator knows way around extension office

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The Pierce County UW-Extension office’s loss is the Pierce County UW-Extension office’s gain.

Although that seems like a contradiction, it’s true. Pierce Agriculture Agent Greg Andrews has been appointed as one of two ag program liaisons in the state, reducing the time Andrews can spend locally, so a new ag educator position is being funded to fill the gap.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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