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2019 Spring Fling Cancelled

The Spring Fling project day scheduled for Saturday, April 6th is canceled. Unfortunately, last minute constraints for the volunteer project day coordinators means we would not be able to host a high quality experience for youth members. We will continue to host project day(s) in the future, but we need your help. If you are […]

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Recall: Ground Turkey

More than than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products is being recalled due to an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Schwarzengrund.This product wasdistributed in Wisconsin! Product distributed to emergency feeding networks may be impacted. Butterball-brand andKroger-branded ground turkey with a ‘best if used by’ date of 7/26/2018 is the target of the recall. This product may be in consumer’s freezers. There are six confirmed patients from three […]

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Extension has a New Email Address

With our transition under UW-Madison comes some changes. One of them being our email addresses. For a complete list of updated email addresses for our agents please click here. Note you can still use our old “ces.uwex.edu” email address and emails will just be forwarded to the new “wisc.edu” email address. However, we prefer you […]

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2019 Wellness Conference

This year’s Wellness Conference will include breakout sessions regarding brain health and super fruits, main speaker Dr. Mitch Sutton from The Wellness Way, and a raffle with over $800 in prizes! Click here for more information. The Conference will take place on Saturday, March 23rd from 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. at the Hillside Assembly of […]

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Oconto County Lakes Projects Results

The Extension Oconto County Community Development department has been working in partnership with Oconto County Land Conservation to take an in depth look at the lakes within the County. Click here to view a list of Individual County Lake Summary Reports, Surveys & Plans.  

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Food Safety & the Backyard Flock

Since 2000, backyard poultry flocks have been responsible for more than 70 Salmonella outbreaks in the United States, sickening more than 4,794 people, with 894 hospitalizations and seven deaths; a third of the illnesses were children younger than 5. In 2017 alone, backyard poultry caused 1,120 Salmonella illnesses with cases in 48 states, sending 249 people to hospitals and causing […]

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