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Pesticide Applicator Certification Training

Farmers applying restricted use pesticides must renew their Private Applicators certificate every five years. UW Extension provides the certification training that helps ensure the safe and responsible use of these products.

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Dairy Cattle Hoof Care Seminar

Foot health and lameness are major issues facing today’s dairy producers. To help aid with these issues, UW-Extension will be hosting a Dairy Cattle Hoof Care Seminar on Wednesday, December 9, at Liberty Hall in Kimberly, WI. Presenters include Roger Olson, Zinpro Midwest Dairy Specialist, on “Footbaths: a problem solution or a solution to your […]

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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 […]