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Jardín Comunitario/Community Garden

¡Preparate para la temporada 2018 del Jardín Comunitario! Si el clima lo permite, el Jardín estará activo el 18 de mayo. No se pierda esta gran oportunidad de tener su propio jardín en uno de nuestros 45 lotes. Todos los jardineros estan muy ánimados y listos para disfrutar del sol, la siembra y la cosecha. […]

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FoodWIse Newsletter/FoodWIse boletín

Welcome to a new FoodWIse Newsletter In this newsletter, you can find information on how to enhance your meals with some nutrition! Fruits and vegetables not only add great flavor, they also add delicious color to your meal. Dig in to this newsletter to get some great ideas on mixing up your favorite dishes! Nutrition […]

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2018 Spring Strong Women Session

The Walworth County UW-Extension will again be offering the StrongWomen Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older adults. Classes will be offered in Elkhorn starting the week of April 9 and run 12 weeks until July 2nd, 2018.  Each class includes cardio exercise, progressive weight training, flexibility, balance activities. All instructors have been trained […]

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Who are you with Money?

Who are you with Money? Understand what leads people to make different spending choices is an important step to learning how to manage your money. Each person’s values have a great deal of influence over how they live their life – and how they spend their money. A value is a principle, or what you […]

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All My Money Program

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget.  There’s no […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars (CANCELLED)

The Walworth County UW-Extension series has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize about any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact the closest UW extension office in Janesville or Waukesha for further webinar information.   UW-Extension Rock County 51 S Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Phone: 608-757-5696 Fax: 608-757-5581 Ask for Nick UW-Extension […]

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February Fit Families Newsletter

Spring is around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about the family vegetable garden! Will you grow the same vegetables and/or fruits as last year? Or will you try something different this year? Have a fussy kid at the table? Try offering them different things and have fun with them. Food should not be […]

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Is it teenaged angst, moodiness, hormones, or something else?

Just about all American kids are immersed in media-related activities. Television, social media, video games, movies, radio, music, the Internet, books, magazines, and newspapers can all be accessed through their handheld devices. Excessive access to these resources or an inability to self-monitor can prove harmful to some teens. Take care to watch for warning signs […]

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Listeria recall expands to Buttermilk biscuits

Risk of illness is back in the news with an expanded, nationwide recall of ice cream bars and another recall of frozen buttermilk biscuits. The Mary. B’s products included in the latest recall are all frozen bagged biscuits with ‘Best if used by’ dates BEFORE September 23, 2018 and with the letter ‘M’ immediately after […]

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Family Values

Talking about values is healthy for teens. It is important to encourage youth to identify and think more deeply about their values, interests and concerns. This can be a rewarding and challenging process since some of your teen’s top values might differ from your own values. Learn how to identify the traits that you respectively […]

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Enjoy the New Year Financially

UW-Extension: Increase financial well-being in the New Year “Over the past few years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has interviewed and surveyed adults across the United States about what’s working well with their personal finances,” says Peggy Olive, UW-Extension/UW-Madison Financial Capability Specialist. “The CFPB and partners, like UW-Madison, used this information to come up with […]

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Listeria Scare Follow Up

No illnesses have been confirmed, however, check your freezer because some products have still tested positive for Listeria. Here if the full article and list of possible impacted products. Dozens of Brands of Ice Cream Bars Recalled for Listeria

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Know Your Bad Bugs

There are five germs that cause the majority of foodborne illnesses in the United States. There are other germs that don’t cause as many illnesses, but when they do, the illnesses are more serious and more likely to lead to hospitalization. What Causes Food Poisoning? Many different disease-causing germs can contaminate foods, so there are many different foodborne infections. Researchers […]

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