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Summer Horticulture Assistant Position Now Posted

Summer Horticulture Assistant Position Now Posted

Summer Horticulture Asst Position 25-28 hrs/wk for 10-12 wks beginning in June.  Experience in horticulture related field/study is desired.  Flexible hours (some weekend) and own transportation a must.  Call 715-365-2750 or visit http://oneida.uwex.edu for job description and application.  Application deadline 4/25/14. Please click on the links below for a full job description and application. Job […]

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Calling All Onion Orders!

Calling All Onion Orders!

It’s that time of year to order our onion plants. The pricing depends on how many total bunches we order.  I anticipate, based on previous years, they will be $3.00 per bunch.  We’re also opening the Leek order to everyone this year.  I anticipate that the leeks will be $5 to $11.00 per bunch depending […]

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Survey: Taking the Pulse of Oneida County

Survey: Taking the Pulse of Oneida County

Twice in the last 8 years, Extension along with Northwoods Community Partners sponsored face-to-face community assessment forums, and while we had hoped to hold another one in 2013, it seems our long, intense winter has gotten the best of us. So, we’re using some virtual tools to help connect us without having to plow the roads. […]

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Garden Fever? You Can’t Plant but you can Plan!

Garden Fever? You Can’t Plant but you can Plan!

You’ve just got to believe. Days are getting longer, and (really) they’ll be getting warmer. So while planting season may be a ways off, it’s always planning season. CALS and UW-Extension horticulture specialist Eileen Nelson has a few words of advice for those of you whose green thumbs are throbbing. What should I be doing […]

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All-America Selections Winners for 2014

All-America Selections Winners for 2014

All-America Selections has announced several 2014 Winners, including a new designation of regional winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To view the selection of flowers chosen, please click on the […]

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The Oneida County Fair Not Hibernating!

The Oneida County Fair Not Hibernating!

As the snow falls and the temperature drops, things are heating up with plans for the 2014 Oneida County Fair! Following a successful 2013 Fair, work is now underway for the 2014 event.  The Oneida County Fair is held the first weekend in August at Pioneer Park.  Dedicated volunteers are already at work to plan […]

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After-School Project with CHAMPS

Thank you Hannah for helping with the Champs’ 4-H afternoon at Crescent School. Youth 4-8 years old had a chance to sing camp songs, do theater games, and make paper bag animal puppets. At the very end, they created skits with the puppets they made.

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Not So Scary Halloween Trail Success

Friday night was a big success. Our 50′s theme, created by Saydee went over really well to the “trick or treaters” who came to the YMCA’s Not So Scary Halloween trail. We even had some children dancing to the music. A big thanks to Karli, Saydee, Ginger, Paige, Hannah, and Bob.

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Credit Check Three Times A Year Key to Financial Health

Credit Check Three Times A Year Key to Financial Health

To make it easier for people to monitor their financial well-being, UW-Extension educators around the state [are promoting the “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10,” reminding people to view one of their three free credit reports on Feb. 2, June 6 and Oct. 10. “2/2, 6/6,10/10 is an easy-to-remember set of three […]

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Two Registered Male Llamas for Sale

Two Registered Male Llamas for Sale

Are you looking for a pet but just not that excited about getting another cat or dog? If so, here is the perfect opportunity for you! There are currently two registered 3-year old, gelded male llamas for sale in our area. Tack and equipment are available and the current owners are willing to train the […]

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Templeton the Rat needs to Find a Loving Home!

Templeton the Rat needs to Find a Loving Home!

Templeton the Rat is looking for a new home with a loving family to call his own! His previous family could no longer keep him so right now he’s in temporary housing. Templeton is a full-grown, male rat. He loves eating and being held. Not only will he come into your home with an affectionate personality, […]

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