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Ag Safety Connection – Education Seminar: January 4, 2017

Agricultural Safety Connection – Complimentary Education Seminar January 4, 2017 Stevens Point Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54482 Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 am – 9:00 am Presentations: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm This seminar will provide attendees with valuable information, current OSHA regulations and networking opportunities to facilitate a safe working […]

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Food Safety and preparing your Holiday Turkey

Keep food safety in mind when preparing your holiday turkey Posted on November 21, 2016 UW-Extension offers tips Contact: Barbara Ingham, (608)263-7383, bhingham@wisc.edu A delectable roast turkey is often the centerpiece of the family Thanksgiving dinner. Keeping in mind some food safety tips while preparing your holiday bird will help ensure it is not only […]

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Salmonella and Contact with Livestock

Greetings – Federal and state health officials released a statement on investigation into cases of multi-drug resistant Salmonella Heidelberg. This is a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella. Information is available on the WI Department of Health website at  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodborne/salmonella.htm   Additional information is on the Center for Disease Control website: http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/heidelberg-11-16/index.html along with a case […]

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Partners address water quality of East Pecatonica River

Partners address water quality of East Pecatonica River Wisconsin State Farmer 9:42 p.m. CST December 2, 2016 (Photo: WI Land and Water Conservation Assoc.) 11 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Blanchardville — Pecatonica Pride, a Producer-Led Watershed initiative will bring together the WI Farmers Union, Farm Bureau, Lafayette Co. LCD, Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and many other partners […]

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Delicious Options Abound for Preserving Apples

Delicious options abound for preserving apples Posted on November 28, 2016 Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383, bhingham@wisc.edu With the bounty of Wisconsin’s harvest all around, it’s a great time to think of preserving the sweetness and tang of apples to enjoy throughout the year. Apples can be dried, made into applesauce or apple butter, or made […]

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Tap into UW Colleges and Extension Stories

UW Colleges & Extension How do you tap into it? Nearly 200,000 Wisconsinites tap into UW Colleges and Extension resources every day. Each one has a story—about a class that opened doors, a program that inspired, or a community partner who earned their trust. And every one of those stories can have a positive impact […]

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Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference – Dec. 9th

Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture conference scheduled for December 9 in Warrens Posted on November 18, 2016 Contact: Bill Hallman, bill.halfman@ces.uwex.edu, 608-269-8722 or Jenny Vanderlin, jenny.vanderlin@wisc.edu, 608-263-7795 Mark your calendars! The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture conference will be held at the Three Bears Lodge, Warrens, Wisconsin, Dec. 9, 2016. The Heart of […]

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Master Gardener Website Help

The Master Gardener program was initially conceived to assist Extension agents in answering the public’s questions on home gardening and landscaping. To become certified, Master Gardeners undergo approximately 36 hours of training.  To remain certified, a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education are required every year.  Some Master Gardeners have been gardening for 30 or […]

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Interim Family Living Educator Position Open

Interim Family Living Educator (100%) Green and Lafayette Counties Posted on November 1, 2016 by jenna.byrne Working Title: Green and Lafayette County Interim Family Living Educator (100%) Official Title: Academic Staff (Lecturer; title prefix to be determined) or Faculty (if filled by a current UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension faculty member at current rank) Location: Green County […]

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November 4-H Family Digest

Please find the 4-H Family Digest for November.  As always, I welcome articles from all of the clubs to put into the newsletter! November-Family Digest.2016

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