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2016 Adams County Master Gardener Class

LIMITED ENROLLMENT! On Wednesdays (6-9 PM) February, March, April, & May at Adams County Community Center 569 N. Cedar St., Adams, WI The Master Gardener Program The Master Gardener Training consists of 36 hours of classroom and hands-on training on a variety of horticulture topics including soils, botany, entomology, plant pathology, houseplants, landscaping, turf, vegetables, […]

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Tips to Eating Well and Enjoying the Holidays

If you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, navigating the sometimes calorie-laden holiday season can be challenging. People should enjoy seasonal favorites; however, eat smaller portions. “Take a small portion of favorite foods that may be high in calories or added sugars and enjoy each bite.” One way to reduce portion sizes is by using […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

Start with a research-tested recipe. Just because a recipe is in print, doesn’t mean it’s safe for you and your family.  Start with a recipe that has been tested to make sure that the product is safe and high quality. A great place to begin is with the recipes from the National Center for Home […]

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County Health Rankings

Interested in seeing how your county’s health compares to other counties?  View the interactive app at County Health Rankings and explore the ranking data.

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Adams County 4-H Platbooks

Now Available! Interested in purchasing the New 2015/2016 Adams County 4-H Plat Book? All proceeds go to benefit the 200+ youth in the Adams county 4-H program along with 118 adult volunteers.  All proceeds from the 4-H Plat Boks stay within the county and benefit local 4-H youth.  Thank you for your support! Online:  Go […]

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Agronomic Links of Interest

Where to Find Everything You Need to Know About Everything Agronomic By Don Genrich As I write this it’s raining out, no one is doing any fieldwork, so it’s time to check out web sites to get the latest agronomic information.  Keeping current with agronomic information is easier than ever.  It’s all online, on the […]

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Adams County Helping Hands

Adams County Helping Hands Volunteer Opportunities in Adams County http://volunteeradamscounty.wordpress.com/ This valuable and most helpful website is being announced to you by Lynn Dolata, Angie Loucks, Linda Sheppard, and Jani Zander, a group of four individuals who have participated and graduated from the 2013 Leadership Adams County Program.   The entire class was given the opportunity […]

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Soil Testing

Testing soil about once every three years is usually adequate. Sampling in early spring or late fall assures that you will have     recommendations before buying lime and fertilizer. Avoid sampling soon after fertilizer application as contamination of the soil sample with fertilizer particles will result in erroneous soil test results.If interested in testing […]

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