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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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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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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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