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Seeking Nutrition Educator…

Seeking Nutrition Educator…

to teach Washington County adults at agencies and youth at parks about healthy food choices, safe food handling, and food shopping.  32 hours/week + benefits.  Nutrition background or teaching/leadership experience desired.

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4-H Youth Development Open House

4-H Youth Development Open House

If you’re looking for a fun and hands-on way to build life and leadership skills come check out what 4-H Youth Development has to offer at our Open House. 

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4-H Featured at the Wisconsin State Fair

4-H Featured at the Wisconsin State Fair

In honor of the Wisconsin 4-H Centennial, an entire day of the Wisconsin State Fair will be devoted to celebrating 4-H Youth Development.

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Washington Co. UW-Extension

Washington Co. UW-Extension

Get to know Your County Extension Office! View our Office Brochure, Monthly Newsletters, and Annual Report.

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Free On-Line Educational Resources

Free On-Line Educational Resources

The UW Extension Video Channel  provides more than 70 videos produced by trusted educatorson topics such as community and

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Goin’ fishin’? There’s an app for that

Goin’ fishin’? There’s an app for that

Here’s a convenient, non-messy way to carry 174 Wisconsin fish in your pocket: It’s a free smartphone application created by the UW Sea Grant Institute that helps to identify fish species, without a Wi-fi connection. The app identifies fish by name and appearance.

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What’s the Next Step? Paying for Your Plan

What’s the Next Step? Paying for Your Plan

The first Affordable Care Act enrollment period has come and gone. Over 139,000 Wisconsin residents chose a health care plan from the marketplace to meet their family’s needs. The UW-Extension “Paying for Your Plan: Budgeting for Health Insurance” resource is a useful tool to develop your monthly budget to include your health insurance premium.

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UW Program on Dairy Markets and Policy

UW Program on Dairy Markets and Policy

The prices of milk and dairy Products have been at all time highs.  The UW Program on Dairy Markets and Policy is an excellent resource to help those with an interest in those markets stay current on factors affecting the dairy industry.

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Special Recognition of West Bend Summer Playground Programs

Special Recognition of West Bend Summer Playground Programs

SNAP-Ed/WNEP and 4-H partner with the West Bend Parks, Forestry, and Recreation Department to offer education at Summer Playground Programs.  Page 6 of 7 in a National League of Cities report expounds on the impact of the partnership.  SNAP-Ed/WNEP Monthly Program Highlights for adults are featured in May 2014 and July 2014, and for youth […]

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iPhone App for Devil’s Lake Geology

iPhone App for Devil’s Lake Geology

Information about the GeoHike App: Do you want to know about the rocks and hills that you are looking at in Devil’s Lake State Park? Want to get around in the park using just your iPhone or iPad? Who wouldn’t? GeoHike can be your tour guide to the geology of Devil’s Lake State Park.  (Sorry, […]

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Useful Thickening Product for Cooking and Food Preservation

Useful Thickening Product for Cooking and Food Preservation

While UW-Extension does not endorse particular products, it does educate on ingredients to ensure home cooks prepare a successful product, and avoid wasting food and time.  Specially modified food starch can be used to thicken sauce, soup, jam, jelly, and/or home-canned pie filling.  Clear Jel® and Perma Flo HV® are two examples of the starch.  […]

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Finding Locally Grown Farm Fresh Products

Finding Locally Grown Farm Fresh Products

The 2014 Farm Fresh Atlas is now available on-line and hard copies will be available at the Washington County UW Extension Office.  The Atlas includes information on many Washington County and regional farms who grow and sell their products locally.

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Preparing to Preserve

Preparing to Preserve

The increasing trend of home gardening and healthy eating has created interest in the enjoyment of garden-fresh foods all year long. For accurate, research based food preservation resources and learning opportunities in the community, visit the Washington County Family Living Website.

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Working at the 4-H Food Stand

Working at the 4-H Food Stand

The county fair is coming soon, and many 4-H families are excited to work at the 4-H Food Stand! Your time spent helping at the food stand contributes to valuable fundraising for the Washington County 4-H Leaders Association. Profits earned from food stand sales at the county fair are re-invested into Washington County 4-H programming. […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10

Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10

Give your financial health a boost!  It’s easy—visit “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” to learn more.  Simple checks three times a year can keep you up to date on your financial health.

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