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Rhubarb & Asparagus After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

After a spring frost UW-Extension often gets questions about rhubarb and asparagus – are they safe to eat? Growing Rhubarb is fairly easy as long as Mother Nature keeps temperatures above freezing once the leaves have emerged.  Rhubarb should not be harvested when the leaves are wilted and limp after a hard freeze. The part […]

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Consumer Alert: Aggressive IRS Scam Calls are Taxing Wisconsin Consumers

Fake IRS calls are hitting Wisconsin residents hard this week, and everyone is asked to be on guard against these threatening scam attempts.  If you receive one of these calls, hang up immediately. The Consumer Protection Hotline at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has seen a spike in inquiries about […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

Federal law gives you the right to access three free credit reports each year from AnnualCreditReport.com — one each from the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.  It is completely up to you to look over your own credit report for mistakes that should be removed, out-of-date information, and signs of identity theft. […]

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Money Management Workshop

Winnebago County UW-Extension is conducting a FREE interactive workshop about how to make your money work for you!  Topics include: wants and needs, income and expenses, goal setting, spending plans, and strategies to stretch your money.  Join us to learn more about managing your money.  This is our last scheduled Money Management workshop until October, […]

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Local Land Use Planning and Zoning WisLine “Case-Law and Legislative Update, Wednesday May 18th, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The next teleconference of this series titled “Case Law and Legislative Update” will be held on Wednesday, May 18th from 10:30 […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP June 21st & 23rd (Tuesday & Thursday) 6:00pm – 9:00pm Father Carr’s Place 2B – Mother Teresa Center 1062 N. Koeller St., Oshkosh, WI 54902 To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2016 Rent Smart Brochure Rent Smart sessions […]

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Local Land Use Planning and Zoning WisLine “Community Vitality and Placemaking”, Wednesday April 20, 2016

The UW-Extension Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The next teleconference of this series titled, “Community Vitality and Placemaking” will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 10:30 am to […]

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Container Gardening

Container Gardening Workshop, Thursday May 19th, 2016

Do you have limited space, time, and energy to grow a large outdoor garden? Or are a beginning gardener looking for an easy start? Then this workshop is for you! Container Gardening is the perfect way to grow your own vegetables or add a splash of color to your yard without much of the hassle […]

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Community Development Webinar Series

Community Development Webinar Series!

Engaging and mobilizing communities to address issues of concern can be a challenge – what starts out with great enthusiasm, may lose momentum and fizzle away.  Cooperative Extension has explored many models for community engagement and learned some great lessons for approaching multidisciplinary educational priorities.  We want to share some of this information with everyone […]

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The Real Happy Hour Project

Winnebago County UW-Extension is part of a team that is working to support families in increasing the number of meals that they eat together.  Research shows that this time is beneficial to children (and adults) for a variety of reasons.  In order to develop the right program materials we need YOUR feedback.  Can you please […]

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