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Holiday Shopping Gimmick Awareness

Holiday Shopping Gimmick AwarenessFor many, December is a month of sales and shopping, and stores compete for your business. There are some classic gimmicks that can still snag consumers and we end up spending more than we had planned or anticipated. Mandy Walker, in the December issue of Consumer Reports, writes about the four classic […]

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Beef Quality Assurance Certification

NEW Beef Quality Assurance Certification Requirement & Training Locations Some large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, they will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified. Most dairy farms are FARM certified through their milk processor. Ask your dairy plant representative for help to get a copy of […]

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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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