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Adams County Helping Hands

Adams County Helping Hands

Adams County Helping Hands Volunteer Opportunities in Adams County www.volunteeradamscounty.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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Water Testing

Water Testing

  The most commonly used water test is the Homeowner Package.  If you are unsure of which tests to perform, this package includes the two most important tests to perform regulary on a well, (bacteria and nitrate).  Water test bottles can be picked up here at the Adams UW Extension for a fee of $3.00.  […]

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2014 Adams County Fair

2014 Adams County Fair

August 6-10th, 2014 Welcome to your one stop 2014 Adams County Fair Information Page.  Information will be posted here as it becomes available so stop back and check frequently for additional updates and changes. FAIR ENTRY FORM 2014 JUNIOR Open Class Fair Form 2014 ADAMS COUNTY OPEN CLASS FAIR BOOK Revised 3-11-14 2014-2015 Fairbook Revised 3-11-14 […]

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AF Elementary Garden

AF Elementary Garden

Just a few things you could find in the Adams Friendship Elementary garden this summer. The small garden plot contains beds of butterfly loving flowers, strawberries, sunflowers, mixed herbs and vegetables, plus two apple trees.  The garden has already produced a small amount of rhubarb, strawberries, lettuce, herbs, onions, summer squash, green beans, kohlrabi, asparagus […]

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Soil Testing

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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Super Tracker

Super Tracker

The SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. You can look up individual foods to see or compare their nutritional value, find recommendations for what and how much you should eat, compare your food choices to these recommendations and to your nutrient needs, and assess personal physical activities and […]

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UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no cost business counseling to anyone starting or running a small business.  Topics can be about any best business practice and range from financial management and marketing to sources of funding and business planning.  The SBDC also offers workshops and conferences as well as trade area […]

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2011 Adams County Needs Assessment Survey

2011 Adams County Needs Assessment Survey

 UWEX Adams County-Family Living Program & 4-H Youth Development 2011 Adams County Needs Assessment Process  Mary Ann Olson, Assistant Professor  Jennifer Swensen, Assistant Professor  University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension  Adams County  Situation Statement:  A community needs assessment is an important priority in Adams County. The last community wide assessment was completed in 2004 through UW […]

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UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins with Adams County to Study Cancer Patterns

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins with Adams County to Study Cancer Patterns

   Madison, Wisconsin – Surprising facts about cancer deaths in Adams County have sparked a unique, county-wide outreach effort to save lives now and in the future. A UW Carbone Cancer Center project that assessed cancer-related needs in southcentral Wisconsin found that the cancer death rate (228.2 per 100,000) in Adams County was more than […]

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New Food Pyramid

New Food Pyramid

 MyPlate Icon   MyPlate is part of a larger communications initiative based on     2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help consumers make better food choices. MyPlate is designed to remind A   mericans to eat healthfully; it is not intended to change consumer behavior alone. MyPlate illustrates the five food groups using a […]

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