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Sugar Shockers!

Check out the newest Food $ense Newsletter for April, May and June focused on sugars in beverages.   Loaded with great tips and strategies to work towards ZERO sugar sweetened beverages each day – living the 5210 way!! April-June 2017 Food $ense Newsletter    

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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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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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Wisconsin Farm Account and Record Book

Wisconsin Farm Account and Record Books are now available at the Jackson County UW Extension Office. This paper ledger record keeping system includes a complete, adequate bookkeeping system designed to provide all of the figures needed to prepare farm tax returns and farm profit and loss statement for the year. Please feel free to stop […]

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