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Sherman Rd Community Gardens Open Registration starts Wednesday, April 18th

Open registration for Sherman Road Community Gardens begins April 18 and continues until all plots are full. The gardens are expected to open May 9, depending on the weather. For registration forms, please visit https://winnebago.uwex.edu/community-gardens/ Please complete and return to the UW-Extension office at the address below, along with cash or check payment. Walk-in registrations are also […]

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4-H Cloverbud Summer Camp

Who: For all youth in 5-year-old Kindergarten through second grade (2017-2018 school year)   When: Wednesday, June 27 & Thursday, June 28 from 8:00am-3:30pm each day with an optional overnight on Friday, June 29 (after the Family Potluck) Where: Oshkosh Town Hall, 230 E. Cty. Rd. Y, Oshkosh. Potluck & Overnight at JPCC, 625 E. Cty. […]

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4-H Key Awards

The 4-H Key Award is the highest recognition a 4-H member can receive. It is awarded to members in 11th grade or older, who have exhibited consistent 4-H growth. They must have completed at least 3 years of 4-H and 1 year of youth leadership and contributed service to their club, community, and county. The 4-H Key Award […]

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Wash Your Hands, Not Your Poultry (or Other Meat)

Poultry (chicken, turkey, duck) and other meat should NOT be washed before cooking.  Washing poultry and other meat spreads germs to other areas of the kitchen, and is not effective at removing bacteria that may be present.  A study published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology illustrates why it’s a bad idea to wash meat and poultry.  […]

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UW-Extension: Check Your Free Credit Report to Build Financial Security

Federal law gives everyone the right to request three free credit reports each year—one each from the three credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. There are three ways to order your free credit report: through the mail, by phone toll-free, or at the official website AnnualCreditReport.com. The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report: […]

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2018 4-H Youth Plant Science Day

State 4-H Plant Science Day   A fun way to learn about Horticulture Science!!! Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 Waushara County Fairgrounds, Wautoma, WI Plan now to participate in the State 4-H Plant Science Day event to be held Tuesday, July 10that the Waushara County Fairgrounds in Wautoma. Youth in grades 3-13 can test their knowledge about plants while learning how […]

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Register Now for the July 5 & 12 Rent Smart Workshop!

Rent Smart is a free, tenant training program that focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience. This program strives to guide and inform participants so they may: Learn new skills to build positive relationships with landlords and neighbors. Gain confidence in their ability to find and maintain affordable housing. Understand […]

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Wisconsin ACE Interface Training Available!

The ACE Study confirms, with scientific evidence, that adversity during development increases the risk of physical, mental, and behavioral problems later in life. The ACE Study and other research using the Study’s framework have taught us that ACEs are common and are the leading cause of health and social problems in our nation – the […]

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