Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

FoodWIse is the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program. A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. 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 limited […]

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Homemade preserves sitting on a rustic table outside. Pickes, tomatoes, appplesauce, etc.

Canning Videos: Preserving Food At Home Safely

These videos and narrated PowerPoints can help you learn how to safely preserve food. You can find many video resources online, but for safe preserving be sure to follow trusted resources from the UW Extension program. http://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/videos/

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4-H Enrollment

4-H enrollment is open to any youth in Kewaunee County (and the immediate surrounding counties) in grades kindergarten through grade 13 (one year past high school). Deadline for re-enrollment is October 31, 2016 to show at the county fair. New members have until February 1 to enroll to be eligible. Click here for more information: […]

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Do you know the VOMITOXIN (DON) levels in your grain?

For FAST, RELIABLE, UNBIASED, THIRD-PARTY Vomitoxin  (DON – Produced by Head Scab and other Fussarium diseases) results, send your wheat, rye, triticale, alfalfa, barley, corn, oats, and soybean samples to WCIA’s laboratory: Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association 1575 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Or contact 800-892-1341 wcia@mailplus.wisc.edu

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Prepare Children to Stay Home Alone during the Holidays

Long breaks from school during the holidays may result in children staying home alone. A video training program from UW-Extension can help prepare children to stay home unsupervised. The program teaches families how to develop a plan for emergencies. Tips for structuring time are also presented so children have plenty of activities to keep them […]

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Protect the Water You Drink

Kewaunee County residents rely on groundwater, rather than lake water, for drinking. Private well testing conducted by the Kewaunee County Land & Water Conservation Department and the Kewaunee County Health Department have shown that greater than 25% of wells have been contaminated from coliform bacteria and/or nitrates. This booklet gives tips for owners of rural […]

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Kewaunee County Agriculture: Values and Economic Impact 2014

 Agriculture works hard for Kewaunee County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. This brochure gives you the values and economic impact information from the USDA Census Information. Agriculture Impact Kewaunee County (pdf) Download […]

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