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Current Issues Affecting Local Officials

A five part teleconference series designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. Conveniently participate from your home or business.  The following teleconferences will be held on various Mondays from October to February from 10:00AM-11:00AM: The series is hosted in partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin League of […]

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August 11-Be part of UW-Extension Day at the State Fair!

Celebrate the Wisconsin Idea and meet UW-Extension educators from around the state. Experience the UW-Extension programming that supports Wisconsin families, communities and businesses. There’s something for everyone: hands-on activities and demonstrations, live presentations, musical performances, games and more. Key Events and Activities Highlights of Central Mall programs: Experience hands-on science activities like Lego robots, groundwater […]


Germs on Our Food: Healthy or Not?

The food that we buy in the grocery store or raise in our gardens isn’t sterile (completely free of microorganisms). It isn’t supposed to be! Microorganisms are part of our natural environment; some are harmful, some may cause disease. Read more on what you need to do to keep your family food-safe. 

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Preserving: Using an Atmospheric Steam Canner

The University of Wisconsin has recently published research which indicates that an Atmospheric Steam Canner may be safely used for canning naturally acidic foods such as peaches, pears, and apples, or acidified-foods such as salsa or pickles, as long as all researched recommended criteria are met.  Be sure to follow these research-based guidelines to preserve […]


What’s New About Eggs?

Eggs are a low-cost, high quality source of protein. Egg nutrients perform many important roles; to name a few, they contribute to eye health and brain function, and they help to prevent birth defects in preborn babies. Check out a UW-Extension webpage under “Eggs” for web resources on coloring/handling eggs safely, deciphering carton dates, raising […]

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Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle is the Slogan for March 2015

National Nutrition Month® is an annual education and information campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign encourages the public and media to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Videos and articles on a wide variety of related topics are found […]


Value in the Work of UW-Extension

SNAP-Ed/WNEP values its partnership with Casa Guadalupe Education Center Inc., and is pleased to have been among the organizations providing health-related seminars and activities in 2014 through the Latino Healthy Lifestyle Choices Project. Statewide, UW-Extension work is valued by partners and learners alike, as seen in this 1½ minute video clip.