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Master Gardener – Level 1 Training

Master Gardener Level 1 Program provides training on variety of horticultural topics. Classes are delivered using a combination on-line learning and classroom instruction. Class is limited to the first 30 registrations. Please come and learn what it takes to become a certified MGV. There will be an “Introduction to the Master Gardeners”, January 23, 2018, […]

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Pesticide Application Training Certification

Is your Pesticide Certification card still good or has it expired? Or, do you need to be certified to use restricted use pesticides? During the past years, many new products have been classified as restricted use. This requires the user to be certified to purchase and use the product. UW-Extension Washington County offers two ways […]

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October is Health Literacy Month!

What is Health Literacy and why it is important? Health Literacy can be defined as the ability to obtain, understand, and act on health information and services. For some, health information is readily available. But deciding what data sources to trust can be difficult, particularly when presented with conflicting recommendations. For others, the challenge is […]

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Join the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch!

Join the Great Lakes states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio in celebrating National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples at NOON on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Participants of all ages are invited to crunch! Crunching isn’t just for kids: anyone who loves apples and local farmers […]

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