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2018 Master Gardener Plant Sale

  The Master Gardeners of the North will be having their annual plant sale on Saturday, June 9, 2018.  It will be held at Stevensport Square, Downtown Rhinelander from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Donations will be accepted for the wide variety of plants offered to the public.  See you there!

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Upcoming Master Gardener Program: Apply Now!

Apply for Level 1 Mater Gardener Training: Oneida County Date: February 8, 2018 – July 12, 2018 (every other Thursday) Orientation and Information Session on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Cost: $100 Contact: Merry Lehner Phone: (715) 365-2753 Email: merry.lehner@ces.uwex.edu   Event Information:  Master Gardener Training at UW-Extension of Oneida County […]

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Parents Forever Class Schedule

Parents Forever classes will be offered in Oneida County every other month on the 3rd Friday of the month. Classes will alternate with Vilas County. For more information, please contact Sara Richie, Family Living Educator at sara.richie@ces.uwex.edu. Classes start at 8:30am and cost $20 per person. Oneida County Schedule December 15, 2017 February 16, 2018 […]

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Freezing Spring and Early Summer Veggies

Freezing spring and early summer vegetables Many spring and early summer vegetables harvested from the home garden are best preserved by freezing, not canning, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. “The delicate textures of young spinach and early peas are best preserved by freezing—with the added benefit that freezing saves time […]

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Cancer Clear and Simple Program to be offered in Oneida County

NEW Program Offered!! Reducing Rural Cancer Disparities Project introduces the Cancer Clear and Simple program. Cancer Clear and Simple is an evidence-informed program that focuses on: Understanding Cancer Basics Prevention and Self-care Screening and Early Detection Read more about the Reducing Rural Cancer Disparities Project here. ** This project is a partnership between UW-Extension and […]

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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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