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Tax credits: a help to state’s working families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8,000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children […]

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Cooking With Your Preschooler

Did you know that cooking together with your preschooler can start your child on the road to a lifetime of healthy eating eating? Check out the “Parenting the Preschooler” newsletters to learn more!

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Food Security Resources in Jackson County

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: http://www.fmpfoodbank.org/get_help.phtml/jackson_county/

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Program for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs Are you a parent, guardian or other caregiver of a child who has special health or behavior needs? Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs is a 6-week educational program designed to help parents, guardians, or other caregivers of children – of any age – […]

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Backyard Chickens

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:30 PM Adam Hady, Livestock and Poultry educator with UW-Extension Richland County will be at the Black River Falls Public Library on Tuesday March 28th 6:30 p.m. Adam will share ideas for successful backyard chicken coops for egg layers and broiler hens.  Adam has years of experience raising poultry commercially and […]

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Strengthening Families Program

  Strengthening Families Program  Who: Parents or Caregivers and their youth ages 4-14 What: The Strengthening Families Program consists of 12 sessions for ages 4-10 and 7 sessions for ages 11-14, with a free meal before or during each session. When: One day a week              Dates: Tuesdays and some Thursdays, Feb.28-May 16, 2017              […]

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2017 PAT Certification Course Dates

    pat-expire-reminder-post-card-002 Press Release: 2017 Pesticide Applicator Certification courses – Jackson County Contact: Trisha Wagner Jackson County UW-Extension   Jackson County UW–Extension will host Pesticide Applicator Training and open book examination sessions. The sessions will be held at the Jackson County UW–Extension office on Tuesday January 24th and Tuesday February 21st.  The training begins […]

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Nutrition Education Program Changes to Meet Needs of New Audiences

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse is the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP). FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with […]

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The New Food $ense Newsletter is Here!!

The newest Food $ense newsletter is here.  Filled with recipes and nutrition tips and advice.  Topics this month include: Creating healthy eating patterns Food Needs and Wants Physical Activity Ideas Dietary Guidelines Children’s Health and Wellness october-to-december-2016-food-sense-newsletter entido-comun-alimenticio-octubre-noviembre-diciembre-2016

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