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4-H Enrollment/Re-Enrollment OPEN!

Enrollment or re-enrollment in 4-H Online for the 2018-19 4-H year begins on September 5th, 2018. You will need to log on with the link below follow the steps. Then chose the projects you wish to be in for the 2018-2019 4-H year.  You can choose as many projects as you want at this time.  If […]

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30 Days of Doing

JOIN US FOR 30 DAYS OF DOING SEPTEMBER 1-30 30 Days of Doing is a chance for kids across the nation to do with purpose through hands-on learning. Through activities in agriculture, STEM, community service, healthy living and more, 30 Days of Doing will help kids gain the skills they need to be successful in […]

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Adult and Youth Leaders – Mark Your Calendars for Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration

Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders! “4-H Grows True Leaders!” “Belonging Starts With YOU!” “Belonging Grows With YOU!” “Belonging….YOU Make a Difference” Keynote Speaker:  John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas, Iowa State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader What:  Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration When: November 2 – 4, 2018 (starting with […]

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4-H Club/Project Charters DUE OCTOBER 15th

The deadline to return the completed Charter Renewal to the UW-Extension office is Monday, October 15, 2018 4-H Charters are very important for a 4-H Club, or chartered project, to have completed.  This process should not be taken lightly and should involve all members of the 4-H club.  It is a great opportunity to go […]

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Summertime Food Safety Tips

There’s still plenty of time for picnics this summer and Barb Ingham, UW-Extension Food Scientist, gives us tips on how to keep food safe during warm weather outings: Summertime food safety

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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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Share your 2018 Fair Experience!

We would like to hear some of the highlights, great stories, and areas for improvement concerning this years Jackson County fair! We encourage all clubs to have a positive discussion about the fair with each other and to get us that feedback by emailing Sarah Tanis at sarah.hoffman@ces.uwex.edu The more feedback and stories, the better, […]

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2018 Jackson County Plat Books are HERE!

The new 2018 edition of the Jackson County Plat Book will be available for purchase TODAY at the Jackson County UW-Extension office located at 227 S. 11th Street in Black River Falls, as well as Moe’s, Scholze’s, and the County courthouse. The books cost $35 each (+$7.00 to have it mailed). The sale of plat […]

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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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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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