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.  Sign up today! Wednesday, October 4th from 5:00pm – 6:30pm […]

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Rent Smart

RENT SMART: A FREE TENANT TRAINING WORKSHOP September 19 & 21 (Tuesday & Thursday) 6:00pm – 8:30pm Father Carr’s Place 2B 1062 N. Koeller St., Oshkosh, WI To register call the Winnebago County UW-Extension Office at  (920) 232-1970 For additional dates and information, check out our 2017 Rent Smart Brochure Rent Smart sessions cover: Tenant and landlord […]

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2018 Conservation Poster Contest

The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest which offers an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design. The links below contain the contest guidelines which include some tips for making your poster as well as an entry form that must […]

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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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Safe Handling Key to Avoid Illness from Backyard Poultry Flocks

More and more people are raising flocks of poultry in their urban backyards in Wisconsin and across the U.S.  As the practice becomes legal in more areas and grows in popularity, experts recommend observing safe handling practices to avoid illness caused from poultry or eggs.More and more people are raising flocks of poultry in their […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two. View this article for tips for considering what can be salvaged and what must be discarded from a flooded garden: Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

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Winnebago County Top 25 in the Nation for “On the Move”

Winnebago County has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active companies in the large business category of the national “On the Move” Company Challenge. Eighty-four companies representing more than 85,000 employees participated in this 12-week online challenge spanning April, May and June of 2017. To see the full leaderboard, check out: https://onthemovechallenge.welcoa.org/leaderboard. Congrats […]

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Freezing Spring and Early Summer Vegetables

Many spring and early summer vegetables harvested from the home garden are best preserved by freezing, not canning, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension Food Science Specialist, Barbara Ingham.  “The delicate textures of young spinach and early peas are best preserved by freezing—with the added benefit that freezing saves time and preserves nutrients,” Ingham says.Many spring […]

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