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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]

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2017 Preserving Food at Home Class Schedule Now Posted

Join UW-Extension Master Food Preserver Annette Landvatter and learn safe and delicious ways to can and preserve your food at home. Annette offers a wealth of research based expertise on safe canning methods, and welcomes questions. All sessions are free, with no registration required. See listing of class sessions on our Food Safety and Preservation […]


2017 Wisconsin Master Gardener State Conference

Mark your Calendars! “Master at the Prairie” Wisconsin Master Gardener Association State Conference Join Washington County as we host the State WIMGA Conference for 2017. The conference will begin on Friday night October 13th. Our guest speakers for Friday night present the topic of using native plants in your landscape. The night will end with […]


The Dairy Partner (El Compañero) Bi-lingual Newsletter for Dairy Farm Employees

The Dairy Partner / El Compañero website offers a bimonthly newsletter geared towards dairy farm employees. The newsletter articles are written by UW-Extension agriculture agents and state specialists and are available in both English and Spanish. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information directly to farm employees to help them improve their dairy […]


Nutrition Education Program Changes to Better Meet Needs of Audiences

FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. […]


Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation

Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation – Linked to contact with infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin 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. Bio-security on farms is important always and these cases reinforce the need […]


Washington County 4-H Leaders Association: The Impact of Board Service

4-H Youth Development Educator Brianna Stapleton Welch conducted an evaluation of past members of the Washington County 4-H Leaders Association Board. Youth and adults who had served on the board indicated that they had grown in their ability to understand the changing youth population of Washington County. The former board members also increased their ability […]

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UW-Extension Washington County 4-H Youth Development Honored with National Awards

Washington County 4-H Youth Development was proud to be recognized for excellence in programming and service during the National Association of 4-H Extension Agents conference in New Orleans, LA. 4-H Youth Development Program and Volunteer Coordinator Megan Buehler was honored with an Excellence in Camping Award (Team) for her work on the Washington County 4-H […]