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2018 Fresh Market Growers’ Winter Educational Meeting Series

Press Release: 2018 Fresh Market Growers’ Winter Educational Meeting SeriesContact: Trisha Wagner Jackson County UW-Extension, Agriculture Agent 2018 Fresh Market Growers’ Winter Educational Meeting Series  Jackson County UW-Extension will host the 2018 Fresh Market Growers’ educational meeting series, which will focus on a number of topics for beginning market growers, specifically for farmers markets and road-side […]

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Jackson County Food Pantry

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: Jackson County Food Pantry […]

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2018 Cultivating Your Farm Business’s Future

  February 2018 Contact: Trisha Wagner, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu, 715-284-4257 Joy Kirkpatrick, joy.kirkpatrick@ces.uwex.edu, 608-263-3485 UW-Extension Meeting Addresses Planning for Farm Succession A generation ago, passing on the family farm meant a farmer could draft a simple will to transfer ownership to children. Profit margins were higher in those days, land values were lower, farm size was smaller, […]

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Strengthening Families Program (children 4-14 years)

Strengthening Families Program (children 4-14 years) 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, mostly Tuesdays and some Thursdays, Feb. 6-April 10, 5pm-7:30pm […]

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Taking Care of You Workshop Series

STRESS REDUCTION FOR PARENTS & THE COMMUNITY Taking Care of You is a research-based 4-week program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help people deal with the stress in their lives. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and their overall health. Each week explore topics through small […]

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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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2018 Jackson County Livestock Workshop Dates

All dates are tentative. January 10 – Livestock Education Committee Meeting – 7pm UWEX January 27 – Beef Weigh-In – 9am-12pm Sparta Equity Sale Barn Feb TBD – Pig/Sheep Nutrition Selection Workshop – at UWEX March 10 – Cheesemaking (RSVP Required) location TBD March 14 – Livestock Education Committee Meeting – 7pm UWEX April 21 […]

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