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Strong Bodies Strength Training

There are three locations sponsoring Strong Bodies Strength Training in Oneida County: Rhinehaus  sessions are held on Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 -11:00 a.m. Sept. 23 – Nov. 13 Department on Aging-Oneida County Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. where a new session has just started. The Minocqua Public Library hosts classes on Tuesdays […]

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Welcome Carrie Kubacki

 The University of Wisconsin Extension, Langlade and Oneida Counties is pleased to announce that as of January 14, 2019, Carrie Kubacki has become their new Positive Youth Development/Health & Well Being Educator. Carrie is coming back to UW Extension after serving for a time as the interim Family Living Educator in Langlade County.  Extension is […]

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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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The economic value of youth development volunteers in Oneida County

By Lynn Feldman Oneida County 4-H Youth Development Educator UW-Extension Oneida County Phone: 715-365-2750 Email: anne.williams@ces.uwex.edu   Over the course of this past year, more than 2,600 volunteer hours were credited to the University of Wisconsin-Extension Youth Development work in Oneida County. With a dollar value of $22.24 per volunteer hour as determined by the […]

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