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UW-Extension Holiday Hours

The Oconto County UW-Extension office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.  We will resume our normal business hours on Monday, November 26, 2018.

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Heart of the Farm

The Heart of the Farm — Women in Agriculture Conference addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on pertinent topics, connecting them with agricultural resources, and creating support networks. Click here for more information and to register for the event. Registration is due by December 6th.

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Co-Parenting Classes

Parenting classes for divorced, separated or unmarried parents. We use an evidence-based curriculum to teach parents useful conflict resolution and communication skills to help parents effectively work together on behalf of their children’s best interests. Topics: Impact of conflicts on children Communication NOT confrontation Making decisions together Creating family goals Importance of parenting time Strengthening […]

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Sports Safety Tips

With school well underway comes many after school activities for kids. One of them being sports. Participation in sports offers tremendous social, emotional, and physical benefits for children. We know that one of the worst things for kids is being on the sidelines with an injury. As parents and coaches, there are simple things we […]

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UW-Extension: Free Credit Freezes Now Available Through Credit Bureaus

Due to a change in law earlier this year, consumers in Wisconsin and across the United States are now able to place free credit freezes on their credit reports from the three major consumer reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. A credit freeze, also called a security freeze, is one of the strongest steps you […]

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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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