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Karly Johnson

Keep Your Food Safe all the Way from the Refrigerator/Freezer to the Picnic Table

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida and Langlade Counties   The summer months offer many opportunities to grill out and picnic with family and friends. It is important to know how to safely handle foods when eating outdoors during the warm weather months. Warm weather present opportunities for foodborne […]

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Have you seen these critters hiding in your house? They may be earwigs

Earwigs have large, pincers-like protrusions at the rear of the body, which give them an evil appearance, but they don’t harm people directly. Still, they can cause people problems by feeding on flowers and vegetables outdoors, by crawling into the home, and by congregating under well caps. Click here to learn how to control earwigs. […]

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How to select public participation methods suited to your goals and situation

By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources, and Economic Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: myles.alexander@ces.uwex.edu NCDD – goals Public participation is a part of transparent, good governance. It is true for local government, a business, service agency, civic organization or club. The City of Tempe offers reason for public participation that […]

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What are we doing at the Minocqua Farmers Market this summer?

By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu This year, in addition to being at the Farmers Market in Rhinelander, the UW-Extension will also have a presence at the Minocqua Farmers Market. We are excited to expand into another part of the county. Below is our schedule of […]

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Success story: Teaching teens in Three Lakes how to prepare for the workforce

By Lynn Feldman 4-H Youth Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County     On June 7, Three Lakes business leaders presented a hands-on workforce readiness workshop for area teens at Demmer Memorial Library. Topics addressed were the brainstorm of those business leaders at a preparation session in May. One purpose for holding the workshop […]

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2016 Fair Judging Schedule and Exhibitor Information

Thank you to everyone who has registered exhibit items for the Oneida County Fair, to be held from Aug. 4-7 at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander. Anyone can register exhibit items for the fair through July 10. Now that you are registered, here is what you need to know.

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Positive Changes to Food Nutrition Label

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida & Langlade Counties Phone: 715-627-6236     Email: karly.johnson@ces.uwex.edu On May 20th, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods. The label will still have its traditional look but important updates will be made to give consumers […]

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Family-friendly tips to get the most out of your garden

By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750       Email: sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu You might harvest more than flowers and vegetables by working outside in your garden. Research shows that other benefits come from nurturing plants in your backyard, or a school or community garden. For example, people’s attitudes towards […]

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What is public participation?

By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources & Economic Development Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750       Email: myles.alexander@ces.uwex.edu A University of Minnesota-Extension tip sheet defines public participation as “the involvement of people in a problem-solving or decision-making process that may interest or affect them.”  There are many labels for that definition.  […]

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