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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.

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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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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 […]

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RSS – Are You In?

Have you subscribed to any UW-Extension RSS feeds yet? RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.  RSS is a is a simple way to always have up-to-date information on a UW-Extension progam area that you are interested in.  Each time a new post is added to the website, you will receive a notification either in your e-mail […]

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