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School Bus Safety Tips

Taking the bus for the first time is a big step for your child. Help your kids get a gold star in bus safety by following these steps.

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Taking Care of You: Part I

This program will help you: Deal with your stressors Be aware of how stress affects you Find opportunities in your challenges Take better care of all aspects of your health Invest in you! There will also be door prizes at this program!

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2018 Pest Management Update Meetings

Mark your calendars for the upcoming University of Wisconsin-Extension Pest Management Update meetings scheduled Nov. 12-16, 2018 at various locations around the state. Presentations will include agronomic pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers include Mark Renz and Rodrigo Werle, weed scientists, Damon Smith, plant pathologist, and Bryan Jensen, entomologist. The format […]

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Special EQIP Sign-Up for Storm Relief

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced funding is available to producers in select Wisconsin counties who experienced forest and agricultural land damage due to recent severe weather within the last two months. Angela Biggs, NRCS State Conservationist, announced farmers and forest landowners interested in the special Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) signup need […]

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Free Pressure Canner Testing

Oconto County UW-Extension offers free Pressure Canner Testing to the public. Don’t forget to have the dial gauge on your pressure canner tested.  It is recommended to have this gauge tested every year. It’s also a good idea to review the publication “Using & Caring for a Pressure Canner”  by the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Please call 920-834-6845 to ensure […]

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Meet Our New 4-H Program Coordinator

UW-Extension would like to announce Ben Hoppe will be starting on September 1st as the 4-H Program Coordinator for both Oconto and Marinette Counties. With over 500 youth involved in the 4-H Program in this two county area, UW-Extension is looking to provide leadership to grow the program and reach even more youth in the […]

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