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Safely Preserving Your Harvest

Safely Preserving Your Harvest

Are you interested in learning how to extend the benefits of planting your own garden all year round? Or have some questions about canning or freezing fruits and vegetables? Join UW-Extension Master Food Preservers at the West Bend Public Library on September 16th or 30th for a question and answer session: “You Can Do It!”

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It’s Time to Join Home and Community Education-HCE!

It’s Time to Join Home and Community Education-HCE!

Do you want to make a difference in your community?  Do you want to make new friends?  Do you want opportunities to learn new things? Washington County Association for Home and Community Education is currently seeking new members to join our long standing organization!  You may have seen HCE at Celebrate Families, Breakfast on the […]

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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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Make Low-cost Cleaning Products at Home

Make Low-cost Cleaning Products at Home

September is National Food Safety Month.  Homemade cleaning products are less toxic, cost less than purchased products, and are safe and effective.  Find out more through our local web link.

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Wisconsin Megatrend- How Healthy is Your Water?

Wisconsin Megatrend- How Healthy is Your Water?

The Center for Land Use Education has had an on-going series called Wisconsin Land Use Megatrends, which is designed to help citizens and elected official make informed decisions about the future of Wisconsin.  The latest issue looks at the connection between water and land use.

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UW Extension Farm and Risk Management Team

UW Extension Farm and Risk Management Team

Alan is the co-leader of the statewide Farm and Risk Management Team, which has compiled many useful resources on its web page.  One of the newest resources on the teams web page relates to “Agricultural Employment Guidelines”.

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Get the Latest 4-H News

Get the Latest 4-H News

Do you want to know more about the many learning opportunities, events, and programs offered by Washington County 4-H? Be sure to read the bimonthly Cloverline newsletter.  This summer, the Cloverline was re-designed to better connect 4-H families to the information they need. Check out the Cloverline’s new look here.

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What Do Other Parents Say?

What Do Other Parents Say?

Parenthetical is a combination blog, website and social network for parents of 10-16 year olds designed to provide parents and  caregivers with ongoing education, support and networking.  Timely discussions and research based articles are posted by the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension & the University of Wisconsin-Madison professors.

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Reusable grocery bags spread foodborne illness – Fact or Fiction?

Reusable grocery bags spread foodborne illness – Fact or Fiction?

Many consumers make a conscience effort to reuse grocery bags in order to save resources and help the environment.  Are they placing themselves at risk for a food borne illness?  A UW-Extension Food Scientist provides a factual analysis of this issue and consumer tips.

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Washington County UW Extension Master Gardeners

Washington County UW Extension Master Gardeners

Learn more about the Washington County UW Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association activities, how to get involved and how to become a Certified Master Gardener Volunteer.

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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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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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