Please read about our commitment to nondiscrimination

Dear Oneida County residents and UW-Extension constituents: Each year the University of Wisconsin-Extension in Oneida County, Oneida County 4-H, and Cooperative Extension take steps to assure that the public knows and understands our policy of nondiscrimination…

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By the numbers: who we served in 2015, our current partners, and our staff

Did you know that Cooperative Extension’s first agent, E.L. Luther, was hired in 1912 in Oneida County? He made farm visits using a two-cylinder motorbike. One hundred years later, both modes of transportation and Cooperative Extension programming have changed, but one important point remains the same: UW-Extension Oneida County educators continue to serve as a […]

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Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Now Called FoodWise

Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Contact Amber Canto, 608-262-0384, amber.canto@ces.uwex.edu A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has […]

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Make room for more voices in parliamentary procedure

By Myles Alexander Community, Natural Resources and Economic Development Educator UW-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: myles.alexander@ces.uwex.edu   In August I promised a few suggestions for how other discussion methods may take place during a meeting run according to parliamentary procedure. It is simple. Make a motion to suspend the rules. All good motions are […]

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Making a healthy breakfast can improve quality of life

Making a Healthy Breakfast Can Improve Quality of Life By Karly Johnson, Coordinator Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program for Oneida and Langlade Counties University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-627-6236 Email: karly.johnson@ces.uwex.edu   September is National Breakfast Month and for many people breakfast is a low priority or not one at all. If you think you are […]

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Can Pokemon Go play a role in positive parenting?

Can Pokémon Go play a role in positive parenting? By Sara Richie, Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu   Whether you’ve simply been looking out your front window or following the news, you’ve likely witnessed the rise in popularity of Pokémon Go. The new game app, a treasure hunt for […]

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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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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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