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Community groups offered free tent booths at Oneida County Fair

Oneida County Fair seeks to increase education at Exhibit Court Community groups offered free tent booths to showcase their work Community groups will have the opportunity at this year’s Oneida County Fair to educate the public about what they do. The Fair will be held Aug. 4-7 at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander. County or community […]

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UW-Extension offers Free Credit Reports on June 6

Credit reports important for singles, married couples UW-Extension’s ‘Check Your Free Credit Report’ makes it easy to find information Research shows that around 20 percent of individuals’ credit reports contain errors. Yet only about one-in-three Wisconsin adults looks at their report each year. Federal law gives you the right to access three free credit reports […]

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Public program: Forage research as it pertains to North Central Wisconsin

Grazing and Pasture Management Meeting with Dr. Yoana Newman Dr. Yoana Newman, UW-River Falls Assistant Professor of Forages and UW-Extension Forage Specialist, will discuss forage research as it pertains to North Central Wisconsin.  She will also discuss her experiences as an Extension Forage Specialist in Texas and Florida.  We will conclude with a discussion on […]

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County plat book sales pay for scholarships and more

By Lynn Feldman 4-H Youth Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     The major fundraising project of the Oneida County 4-H Leaders’ Association involves the development and sponsorship of the official Oneida County Plat Book. Every other year the plat book is updated as a result of teamwork between the county Land Information […]

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What is your vision of Oneida County in 2030?

By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources and Economic Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     Last April leaders from throughout Oneida County met to learn about and set priorities for the Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development (CNRED) Extension position.  In May a survey followed up with businesses in the county.  The six […]

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UW-Extension offers pressure canner testing and food preservation advice

By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     When it comes to flavor and taste, few things compare to home-canned produce fresh from the garden. The home canning and preserving season will be here before we know it, so now is a good time to start preparing. “Preserving food from […]

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Cooking together = family fun time

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator Oneida and Langlade Counties       Cooking together creates a special parenting chance to create closer bonds and lifelong memories. It’s a chance to talk and hear what your child has to share about their interests, friends, and worries. Also, by letting your child help prepare […]

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2016 Plat Books are Here! SmartMaps also available!

The NEW 2016 Oneida County Plat Book is on sale now at your local University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Office, located in the lower level of the Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport (3375 Airport Road, Rhinelander). Plat books feature high quality aerial view maps!!! Call 715-365-2750 for more information.

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June 4: Family Fishing Fun Day: FREE fun for the entire family!

Family Fishing Fun Day 2016 9 a.m. to Noon Saturday, June 4, 2016 Hodag Park Boat Landing, Rhinelander Bring your family and friends to the 12th annual Family Fishing Fun Day to be held on June 4! This event is free and coincides with the Wisconsin DNR’s free fishing weekend. The first 100 participants will receive […]

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Substituting fat without sacrificing flavor…it is possible!

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator Oneida & Langlade Counties     Fat and cholesterol probably receive the most attention from health professionals due to strong scientific evidence correlating high-fat diets to health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and some cancers. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends lowering total fat, saturated […]

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