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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? September is Club Organization Month and Washington County Association for Home and Community Education is currently seeking new members to join our long standing organization! You may have seen HCE […]


On the Table Your Voice Matters: an Invitation

You’re invited to an On the Table Conversation hosted by the University of Wisconsin Extension, of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The community conversation will be at the Menomonee Falls Recreation Center – W152 N8645 Margaret Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051. For more details and to […]


Continue to Check Your Free Credit Report after a Data Breach

UW-Extension recommends that you view one credit report every four months so you can be sure that the information is up-to-date and accurate year round. Reviewing your own report every four months is especially important given the number of data breaches occurring these past few years. Read the press release for more details and resources. […]

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Research Paper on Nonprofit Outcome Measurement

The UW-Extension Department of Community Resource Development reviewed and published Associate Professor Paul Roback’s paper titled “Extension Organizational Development Programming: Outcome Measurement through a Multi-Program Delivery Model.” This paper details program planning and long-term outcome measurement of Extension organizational development programming in Washington County, Wisconsin. Nonprofit organizations that participated in Extension organizational development programs reported […]


Packing a Safe Lunch

Chances are you worry more about whether your child will eat the food in their lunch boxes than about whether that food will be safe to eat. Learn a few extra precautions you can take to make sure your child’s home-packed lunches will be safe and tasty with this handy Back-to-School Food Safety Reminders guide.


2017 Corn Silage Dry Down Days

Planning Your Corn Silage Harvest Please join us on the following dates: Wednesday, September 6 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kettle Lakes Coop, Random Lake Wednesday, September 13 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Adell Coop, Adell Wednesday, September 20 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kettle Lakes Coop, Random Lake Wednesday, September 27 10:00 a.m. – […]


Greetings from our Interim 4-H Youth Development Educator

Hello! My name is Amy Mangan-Fischer and I am the new Interim 4-H Youth Development Educator for UW-Extension Washington County. I am excited to be joining the 4-H community at such an exciting time of the year. I can’t wait to meet everyone at the fair and to see everyone’s entries! While I am new […]


New Publication-Toxic Plants in Midwest Pastures and Forages

New from the Learning Store–Toxic Plants in Midwest Pastures and Forages While most plants are safe for livestock to consume, a few plant species can sicken or even kill animals if ingested. Recognizing poisonous plants and knowing proper livestock management are important steps in minimizing the potential for poisoning animals. There is a new guide […]

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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 […]