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Operation Peaceful Family

This is an upcoming program being offered through a collaboration with A-F School District and UW-Extension!  This is a great program for all families with youth age 10-14!!  By just taking the training to become a certified trainer I have learned a lot myself as a parent.  If your children are in this age group […]

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2018 Edible Food Start-Up

There is a great event that is taking place at the UW-Extension Office this month. We are highlighting local and edible food start-up opportunities. If you or others you know may be interested in attending this event. Please note that students are welcome to attend and there is a reduced cost if they attend.  The […]

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Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers attracts a variety of people. Some want to start small market gardens while others see this as a part-time job on a few acres. Other participants aspire to grow 10 or more acres of vegetables for retail and wholesale markets. The grower instructors, whose farms range in scale and […]

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Agronomy Update 2018

Announcing the 2018 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Agronomy The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2018. Joe Lauer, Shawn Conley, and Rodrigo Werle will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, […]

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2018 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

February 2nd and 3rd Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI The inaugural 2017 conference brought together 200 participants from around the Midwest and beyond.  This year’s conference will feature farmer panels on cauliflower, cucumbers, tomatoes, strawberries, and niche hoop-house crops.  There will also be time for farmer to farmer round tables on labor recruitment and management, […]

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Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip Burns and Blisters Wild parsnip is among the rapidly increasing invasive weeds in many areas of Wisconsin. We see wild parsnip growing up in the roadsides and in other uncultivated areas above other grass and roadside plants. Wild parsnip is a yellow-green, tall plant that grows up to around five feet tall. Wild […]

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StrongWomen Exercise Program

12-week Strength Training Program StrongWomen is a 12-week exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women. Research shows that this program improves bone density, reduces falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility and strength. Classes are led by certified StrongWomen trainers Tabitha Crane or Dawn Stone. Adams classes begin Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 18th-Jun 29th, 8:00-8:50 a.m. for 12 weeks at […]

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Be Healthy Adams County Survey

We would like your input to improve the health and wellness in Adams County! Be Healthy Adams County is a team working to address needs related to physical activity and nutrition.  In order for us to meet the needs of the county, we need your input!  Please complete a less than 10 minute survey at […]

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