2019 Spring Garden Conference

Preparations for this year’s Spring Garden Conference are well underway. The event sponsored by Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association and UW Extension – Marinette County, now in its 24th year, will take place at the UW Green Bay Marinette Campus on Saturday, March 30th, from 8 am – 3:30 pm. This year you will have […]

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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training

The Master Gardener Volunteer program is designed for those who want to learn more about gardening in order to share their knowledge with others. It is a program to train horticultural volunteers who will assist UW-Extension in sharing horticultural information with the public. It is much more than a general gardening class. To see the […]

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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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