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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 […]

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Safe Preserving: NOW Jams & Jellies in PINT Jars

Originally Posted July 17, 2015 by Barb Ingham on the University of Wisconsin-Extension website. Safe preserving means following a recipe that has been tested to ensure that the final product is safe and high quality – something that you would be proud to serve your family and friends. Many of us have struggled for years since […]

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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. To register, call the office at (920) 232-1970. The workshop […]


Upcoming Urban Forestry Fall Workshops

Join us this fall for our Urban Forestry Workshops!  The UW-Extension and The Wisconsin DNR will be hosting two different Urban Forestry Fall workshops this fall. The Invasive Plant & Earthworm Identification & Management workshop will focus on identification, regulation, and management options for common and not so common invasive plants and earthworms in Wisconsin, […]

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WI Bookworms™

Thank you to the Community Engagement committee at U.S Venture, Inc for their generous gift of $1500 to the  Wisconsin Bookworms Project in Winnebago County. This project is managed by the local HCE clubs and reaches more than 150 children per school year.  


4-H T-Shirts and Hoodies Available!

4-H t-shirts and hoodies are now available to buy! Orders should be mailed to address below by July 15th and should be ready by the fair. Please make checks out to “Winnebago County 4-H Leaders Association” and send payment and order form to: James P. Coughlin Center Attn: 4-H Apparel Sale 625 E. County Rd Y […]

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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 […]