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Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest

The University of Wisconsin Extension offers a series of food preservation bulletins. Guidelines are for Wisconsin home garden varieties, conditions, and elevations. Recipes are research-tested for safe preparation and preservation methods.  Check out the link below for more information on the types of publications available: Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest

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Developing the Annual Budget— July 13th Teleconference

This teleconference will help community leaders have a better understanding of the budget procedures and requirements outlined in Wisconsin Statutes 60, 61, and 65. The “Developing the Annual Budget” teleconference will be hosted by the UW-Extension Local Government Center on July 13th from 10:30am to noon. To view the full program details and learn how to […]


Soil Health Field Day- September 2, 2015

The WI NRCS Soil Health Team is partnering with the Winnebago County LWCD, UWEX, and Maple Ridge Farms to host a Soil Health Field Day on September 2, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30am. This event will raise awareness of how implementing the principles of creating healthy soils can increase yields, reduce inputs and expenses, and buffer the […]

Steam Canning as a Safe Alternative to Traditional Water Bath Canning

Steam Canning as a Safe Alternative to Traditional Water Bath Canning

Guidelines for Using an Atmospheric Steam Canner for Home Food Preservation Steam Canners provide a safe alternative to traditional water bath canning. The University of Wisconsin has published research which indicates that an Atmospheric Steam Canner may be safely used for canning naturally acid foods such as peaches, pears, and apples, or acidified-foods such as […]

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Cyberbullying: Identification, Prevention, and Response

Dear Families, While the majority of children are not in school this time of year, it is still important to monitor phone and digital use. Summer’s less structured days can allow for less vigilance with our children. Please review this report and bookmark the link. You will find a wealth of great information. Staying engaged […]

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Parenting Information When YOU Need It

Online newsletters, communities, publications, podcasts, and links to reliable parenting advice for everyone preparing to or currently parenting – from birth all the way through the teenage years. From UWEX/Parenting – Why you can trust our advice: * We are professors and staff of a great public university (the University of Wisconsin). We teach college courses […]



How has the UW-Extension Affected your Life? Please share your stories and check out ways below of how the UW-Extension has impacted people of Winnebago County. To share your stories, shoot us an email or call our office at 920-232-1970 or just make a tweet with the hashtag: #becauseofUWEX To read what other people are […]

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Make a Difference!

Do you want to feel like you are making a difference? Your local Winnebago County Association of Home and Community Education volunteers are working on placing books into the hands of a child who otherwise would have little or no opportunity to have a book to call their own through the Wisconsin Bookworms™ program. The Winnebago […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP August 4th & 6th, 2015 (Tuesday & Thursday) 9:00AM – 12:00 PM at the Menasha Public Library – Lower Level To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities Things to think about when looking for a place to live […]


Advanced Parliamentary Procedure series starts soon!

Build your Skills!  Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Teleconference series starts April 1, 2015 All sessions are from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Presented by Larry Larmer, Professor Emeritus in the Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more complete program information, you can download the brochure. Session descriptions: 1. Principle of Parliamentary Authority: […]