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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Paul Roback

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 […]

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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. – […]

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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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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