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Fishing for Fun

Fishing for Fun

The 10th Annual Fishing for Fun event is scheduled for June 7, 2014 at Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya.  Check back for further information on this fantastic event that invites adult males/dads (Grandpa, Uncle, etc) to bring young children (3 yrs to 3rd graders ) to enjoy some quality time together. Offered through the UW-Extension Oconto County Parent Resource […]

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2013 Annual Report – UW-Extension Oconto County

2013 Annual Report – UW-Extension Oconto County

For the complete report (including expenditure information) in pdf format, please click HERE   Oconto County UW-Extension 2013 Annual Report   4-H Youth Development 4-H Youth Development agent, Paula Huff, works within the community to support the 4-H community club program and provide outreach opportunities for youth in the community.  She works directly with both […]

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Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Spring Fling will be held at Washington Middle School, 102 S Washington St, Oconto Falls on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Join us for several fun project challenges and events.   For more information [. . . .]

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Wisconsin 4-H Celebrates 100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders

Wisconsin 4-H Celebrates 100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development will spend 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world. Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is part of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and 4-H programs are delivered […]

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Safe Preserving:  Time to Get Ready (and testing canner lids)

Safe Preserving: Time to Get Ready (and testing canner lids)

The following information is provided by UW-Extension Food Science Specialist, Professor Barbara Ingham The summer food preservation season will be here before we know it so it’s a good time to start getting ready.  The National Center for Home Food Preservation website (http://nchfp.uga.edu/) offers tips for getting equipment ready for the season. A pressure canner […]

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Safe Preserving:  Home Canning Nearly Fatal

Safe Preserving: Home Canning Nearly Fatal

According to the article, On the Friday before Mother’s Day in 2013, Mike O’Connell was looking forward to spending the weekend with his wife at their home in the Seattle area. But he woke that morning with the strangest affliction: double vision… For the entire story and additional information from the State Food Safety Specialist, […]

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PARENTHETICAL – Where parents of tweens and teens learn, share & connect

PARENTHETICAL – Where parents of tweens and teens learn, share & connect

Website:  http://myparenthetical.com/ No matter how famous, how smart, or how prepared you are, parenting an adolescent can be a daunting task. Parenthetical is designed to help and support you as you prepare to meet that challenge.  It’s a blog, a website and a social network, all in one place, where you can talk with other […]

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What is UW-Extension?

What is UW-Extension?

You’ll find Oconto County  Extension Educators out in the community, holding seminars on land use, teaching families about healthy eating and conducting parenting programs.  To find out how Cooperative Extension serves your community, take an inside look at our programs. Extending “The Wisconsin Idea” For decades, Cooperative Extension has had a trusted and valued presence […]

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