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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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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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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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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