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Are you up for a challenge Jackson County??

UW-Extension is teaming up with Jackson in Action(JIA),a community coalition that promotes healthy lifestyles for children, their families, and the greater community in Jackson County, Wisconsin.  The group is launching a county-wide healthy living challenge called 5-2-1-0 (Every Day), which encourages people to choose: “5” Fruits and vegetables;  “2” hours of recreational screen time or […]

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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   Check out this quarters Food $ense Newsletter for information on sugar: […]

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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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Wisconsin Safe Operation of Tractor & Machinery Certification Program

For immediate release…   Wisconsin Safe Operation of Tractor & Machinery Certification Program Offered.   Jackson County youth are encouraged to attend a Wisconsin Safe Operation of Tractor & Machinery Certification Program. The program will run Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 21-23, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Black River Falls High School […]

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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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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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Produce Exchange

Do you have extra produce and don’t want it to go to waste?  If so please see the Jackson County Produce Exchange chart Here there are a list of locations you can drop off your extra produce to go to hungry families in Jackson County!

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