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Farm Women Need Time to Connect and Network

Farm women need time to connect and network with others who wear the same, many hats they do, and face the same daily experiences and challenges.  Extension Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Calumet, Sheboygan, Ozaukee & Washington Counties once again hosted the annual “Heart of the Farm” Farm Women’s Conference at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center.  The […]

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Grocery Store Shopping

Grocery Store Tours: A FoodWIse, Festival Foods and WIC Partnership

FoodWIse has a new partnership with WIC and Festival Foods, conducting grocery store tours to the WIC Fit Families participants. Melanie Phillips, FoodWIse Nutrition Educator, conducted two grocery store tours at the Fond du Lac Festival Foods, in which 7 participants attended. Phillips took participants around the store and highlighted key shopping tips, such as […]

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Laconia students

Going Solo Business Simulation at Laconia High School

Diana Hammer, Communities Extension Educator, taught two rounds of Going Solo Business Simulation to 66 students at Laconia High School in Rosendale. The game teaches pricing, fixed costs, variable costs, and adds an element of chance to recreate a real-life business environment.

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Green Valley 4-H Bingo 2019

4-H Family Times May Newsletter

Highlights in the 4-H Newsletter May 2019 include:  Foods Revue, June Dairy Days, 4-H Hall of Fame, Small Animal Project, YQCA Certification, Animal Science Days, Shooting Sports, County Fair  

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4-H Family Times April Newsletter

Highlights in the April Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  TLA Family Game Night, Spring 4-H Leaders Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, College Scholarships, Small Animal Fun Day, Swine Self ID, Sheep & Meat Goat Weigh In, Fashion Revue

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Flooding Resources

If flooding has affected you during this unseasonably warm time of melting, please use these available resources. Keeping Food Safe Before and After a Flood Reentering Your Flooded Home Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out Food Safety During an […]

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Registration Open for Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Testing your Well Water

Using a groundwater model (which looks like an ant farm) is a great way to see how water moves through the system of surface water, bedrock, and into drinking water wells. See a time-elapse video of what can happen in 20 seconds! If you haven’t tested your water recently, it’s time! See where to get bottles […]

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