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Turkey Safety Tips

Thanksgiving tends to be a turkey time of year, and each year, we need to remember temperatures, cook times, safe food handling, and even meal math. To assist us, the Butterball Turkey hotline is set for us via phone, website, text, and even Alexa! Check them out at: https://www.butterball.com/about-us/turkey-talk-line or call 1-800-BUTTERBALL (1-800-288-8372). For more […]

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Upcoming Local Government Programs

November-December, 2018 The UW-Extension Local Government Center (LGC) publishes this announcement of statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are Cooperative Extension programs. Information about the UWEX Local Government Center and its programming may be found at lgc.uwex.edu. […]

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Pest Management Update

The Annual UW Pest Management Update will be held in Bangor, Wisconsin at The Log Cabin on Friday, November 16, 2018.  Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program running 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Log Cabin is located at N4697 State Road 162. There is a $40 pre-registration fee that is due by November 2, 2018.

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5 Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Children

Ron Ferguson, an economist at Harvard, has made a career out of studying the achievement gap — the well-documented learning gap that exists between kids of different races and socioeconomic statuses. But even he was surprised to discover that gap visible with “stark differences” by just age 2, meaning “kids aren’t halfway to kindergarten and […]

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Protecting Lung Health Around Moldy Grain, Hay & Other Products

Dusty conditions are common on farms when working with grain, hay, silage and other products. Recent wet conditions from excess rain and flooding often makes these issues worse especially as products begin to grow mold and deteriorate. In addition, even during normal times, in the fall, Wisconsin producers work feverishly to get crops harvested before […]

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