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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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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How much screen time should children be allowed?

  By Sara Richie Family Living Educator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida County       Children today are growing up with screens in every direction. Television, video games, tablets, smart phones, computers and other handheld digital devices are consuming our lives, and our children’s. Not all screen time is “bad” for our children. There are […]

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