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HORSE KEY MEETING – CANCELLED!!!

HORSE KEY MEETING – CANCELLED!!!

  The UWEX office was notified September 11th, that due to the Horse Expo beginning in Milwaukee today, the Horse Key Meeting that was to be held tonight, has been rescheduled for next Thursday, September 18th, 7:00 pm at the Courthouse in Room 202.

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UPDATE on OYG Meeting

UPDATE on OYG Meeting

        Our 4-H Leaders, Inc. meeting and Older Youth Group meeting for September has been changed FROM the fourth Monday in (September 22) TO the fifth Monday in September, which will be September 29.  Meeting times will remain the same……….we’ll start at 7:30 pm and meet at the courthouse as usual. Please […]

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The Public Thing

The Public Thing

The Public Thing * A new monthly workshop series about local government, open to all.  Where: Shawano County Courthouse, Basement Rooms A & B and always 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on a Monday night. A bit of learning and a lot of discussion.   September 29, 2014 6:30 p.m. This will be a presentation and […]

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Voluntarily Recall on 4C Grated Homestyle Parmesan Cheese

Voluntarily Recall on 4C Grated Homestyle Parmesan Cheese

An FDA investigation has prompted a cheese recall which affects cheese distributed in Wisconsin. The FDA recall notice follows: 4C Foods Corp. Voluntarily Recalls 4C Grated Cheese Homestyle Parmesan Because of Salmonella Contamination Consumer Contact:   1-718-272-7800 ext. 176 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – , 2014 – 4C Foods Corp. is recalling its 6-oz. glass jars of […]

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Summertime Grillin!

Summertime Grillin!

  June 2014 Tips for food-safe grilling Grilling season is shifting into high gear as many people enjoy Wisconsin’s all-too-short summer by cooking meals outdoors. When you’re grilling out, keep in mind that foodborne illness peaks in the summer, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. She offers these tips to help you […]

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Hands On Gardening

Hands On Gardening

The LaCrosse County UW Extension in conjunction with News8000.com have put together 19 fun and short videos (2 minutes) on gardening! You can check it out here http://www.news8000.com/lifestyle/hands-on-gardening  

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Livestock Sale Numbers Are Now Posted

Livestock Sale Numbers Are Now Posted

Sale numbers were generated randomly in Microsoft Excel for each livestock species.  An assigned sale number is not a guarantee.  The final sale order is dependent on the showman’s choice of species to enter into the sale and the total number of animals in each species for sale.  See attached pdf for sale order: Livestock_Attendance_2014 […]

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The 28th Anniversary Pullet Surprise Youth Contest

The 28th Anniversary Pullet Surprise Youth Contest

The 28th Pullet Surprise Youth Contest Rules have been released. If you are interested in entering the contest the deadline is August 20th, 2014 5/22/14  

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Lunch and Learn for 2014

Lunch and Learn for 2014

  Lunch and Learn at the UW County Extension Office Join colleagues and friends at the Shawano County Extension Office for webinar-based sessions on food safety and preservation topics. Distance-learning lectures will include the ability to ask questions of food safety and food preservation experts from UW-Extension. Sessions will start on May 12th and run […]

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Help Support our Horse Project

Help Support our Horse Project

Please help support the Horse Project! We are currently doing a Seroogy’s chocolate fundraiser. It will be ending at the end of April, 2014.  We had our 2nd Annual Auction Fundraiser on March 11th! It was a huge success with over $1200 raised. We will be running the Food stand on July 27th. Horse Camp […]

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Horse Project – Educational Event

Horse Project – Educational Event

The Horse Project Educational Committee will be hosting a Pleasure and Trail Event on May 31st. Sara Gronski will be on hand to share her experience with the riders. Sara holds cards from the Wisconsin Horse Council, Wisconsin Interscholastic Horsemanship Association, WI 4-H and PAOC. In 2011 Sara attended the Color Breed Association Seminar to […]

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Strong Bones Program

Strong Bones Program

Follow this link to see our upcoming programming for the Strong Bones Program. We will have 2 classes running right now and 3 classes starting up in September!! Strong Bones Program Link

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2014 General Rules Pertaining to County Fair Market Animal Shows, Sale and Carcass Entries

2014 General Rules Pertaining to County Fair Market Animal Shows, Sale and Carcass Entries

If you are a swine or sheep member make sure to take a moment and read the NEW criteria for your animals. The rules have changed because of the PEDv Disease issues in Swine. There will NOT be an initial weigh-in for Swine or Sheep for the 2014 Fair.  NEW – General Rules County Fair […]

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Wisconsin Family Caregiver Call-In

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Call-In

  Visit our web page for more information: Wisconsin Family Caregiver

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Arsenic Water Testing Kits

Arsenic Water Testing Kits

The Department of Natural Resources is advising homeowners in parts of Shawano County to test their drinking water wells for arsenic. The areas most likely to be affected in Shawano County include the towns of Angelica, Maple Grove, Green Valley, Hartland and Lessor. The same advisory has been issued for the towns of Oconto Falls, […]

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Installation Ceremonies

Installation Ceremonies

Looking for some new ideas for installation of officers? There are some great ideas located at http://www.mo4h.missouri.edu/resources/materials/docs/LG800.pdf We also have resources in the UW-Extension office. There is also a new member initiation ceremony at the same website, except change LG800 to LG801.

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