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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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Nutrition Educator Job Opening

FoodWIse is looking for a Nutrition Educator to provide education in Marinette and Oconto Counties related to basic nutrition, regular low impact physical activity, food safety, and food budgeting for individuals and families living on limited economic resources. For more information, click here.

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Run for the Trails

Come on out Saturday, Sept. 29 for the 4th annual Run for the Trails. Proceeds from this event go to the Run for the Trails fund which will be used to create & maintain a recreational trail system throughout the Oconto Falls area. The course will be well marked with new course markers and cones, well […]

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Food Safety Tips for Preschoolers

Keeping your preschooler safe is your number one priority. Building safe habits will be valuable throughout their lives. Click here to learn more about 10 tips you can use to keep food safe and clean for your preschooler.

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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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Corn Silage Sampling 2018

Free to producers within Marinette, Oconto, and Shawano Counties. Sponsored by the UW-Extension offices. Other samples accepted for a $10 per sample fee. Tuesday, September 4th, Monday, September 10th, and Tuesday, September 18th 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Middle Inlet Town Hall – intersection of Marinette Cty. Hwy. X & Hwy 141.9:45 a.m. to 10:30 […]

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Oconto Farmer’s Market

Looking for something to do on the weekends? Look no further! Browse produce, find some neat crafts, get flowers to brighten up your home and more all at Oconto’s Farmer’s Market.

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