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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater Cov Tsheej Txheem Rau Kev Noj Zaub Lub Caij Lig Uas Raug Dej Nyab (HMONG) Pautas para consumir productos expuestos a inundaciones al final de la temporada de cultivo (SPANISH) Heavy rains and the flowing water that results can contaminate plants growing in the garden and […]

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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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Wisconsin Farm Account and Record Book

Jackson County Farmers: 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 […]

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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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