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Job Opportunity – Nutrition Educator

Jackson/Trempealeau County UW-Extension is looking to hire a full-time nutrition educator to teach about making healthy food choices, planning meals, shopping, and keeping food safe to youth and adults with limited income. Formal or volunteer experience desired. Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent Work, volunteer or life experience with limited income individuals or groups Ability […]

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Food Preservation 101

“ Food Preservation 101” Join Master Food Preservers on Thursday, July 23 from 5:30-7:30p.m. at the Extension Office in Black River Falls. Demonstration and discussion on methods of preserving tomatoes followed by a Q & A session where you can ask your questions about food preservation. Call our office to let us know you are […]

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2015 Poultry Show Ban

Two months after avian influenza led to the depopulation of more than 1.7 million chickens and turkeys in Wisconsin, the state veterinarian has issued two orders restricting participation in poultry events, exhibitions and fairs in Wisconsin. Click on the following links for more information:  PoultryShowBan   &    PoultryCertificationForm

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UWEX Crop Management Field Day

  UW-Extension of Chippewa and Jackson Counties will host a Crop Management Field Day on June 24 at two locations.  The Chippewa County site will be held at the Chippewa County UW-Extension Plots in Chippewa Falls from 10a.m. to noon and the Jackson County site at Sampson Grain Farm near Melrose from 2-4 p.m.  The […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Learn about tools to help you balance your life and provide care for another. Thursday, August 13- September 24 (will not meet September 17) 10:30am-noon at Black River Falls Public Library Register by August 1st by calling the Jackson County UW-Extension Office at 715-284-4257 or e-mail luane.meyer@ces.uwex.edu

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Summer of 2015 Pre-School Day Camps

Where are the camps scheduled? July 16th 9:30am-11:30am- Alma Center- Village Park near the High School July 23rd 9:30am-11:30am- Melrose- Tank Park- Shelter 3- Near the water tower August 6th 9:30am-11:30am- Black River Falls- Al Young Park- S. 1st Street *Locations to be announced. Who can attend? Anyone between 3 years old and entering kindergarten in […]

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