Can I Still Sign Up for Health Insurance?

  Many people have questions about the future of health insurance in the United States. It’s important to know that at this time, nothing has changed and options still remain available for the 2017 calendar year. This includes coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, also known as “ObamaCare”. The Open Enrollment Period for the Health […]

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Egg Safety Basics for Springtime Celebrations

Eggs are a familiar symbol of spring. They are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods, and they are featured prominently at many spring holiday celebrations. A few basic steps will help ensure all your springtime recipes are “eggcellent” and food safe. According to Barbara Ingham, Food Science Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, […]

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WI 4-H International Exchange = Global Citizens

Critical for the success in the 21st century workforce is the knowledge and understanding of other countries, cultures, and languages (U.S. Department of Education, 2012).  International exchange programs for youth have the potential to contribute to this most important need by providing authentic experiences for youth that promote the development of culturally aware, global citizens […]

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What’s the Latest on Food Product Dating?

The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A 2013 report from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the National Resource Defense Council estimated that 40 percent of food […]

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4-H True Leaders In Service

4-H is launching the annual True Leaders in Service initiative in honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month. True Leaders in Service, a month-long community service activation, will officially kick-off the first day of April, and culminate with the National 4-H Day of Service on Saturday, April 29. It’s not necessary to schedule a special event […]

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Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo

The Wisconsin State Fair Youth Expo programs showcase Wisconsin 4-H and provide valuable learning experiences for youth participants. Youth Expo participants receive statewide recognition of talent while being presented with opportunities to further develop their leadership and communication skills, network with new people, build self-confidence, develop new friendships, and have fun at Wisconsin State Fair. […]

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Creating Vitality Through Diet and Lifestyle Habits

Tuesdays, Feb. 21 – March 14, 2017 10 a.m. – Noon J.P. Coughlin Center, 625 County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI Learn how to be your own wellness coach! This course will teach you how to eat best for your health and wellness goals. Choosing nutrient-dense foods and the correct composition of macronutrients makes a difference […]

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Upham Woods – Summer Camps

 Session 1: Saturday, June 10th – Tuesday, June 13th  Session 2: Wednesday, August 2nd -Saturday, August 5th  Session 3: Sunday, August 6th -Wednesday, August 9th Open Enrollment Camps offer youth more opportunities to attend summer camp at Upham Woods. It’s open to 4-H and non-4-H youth from every county! Campers 3rd—6th grade are encouraged to […]

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