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Cranberry Crop Management Journal, Issue 7, August 29, 2014

Cranberry Crop Management Journal, Issue 7, August 29, 2014

Here in Wood County it is fair time beginning today.  Labor Day is coming this weekend and with that another sign that the summer is over.  I know that the summer rains have been spotty, but at least locally our cup overflows, the reservoirs should be good at least until harvest.  A reminder that there […]

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Food News Flash, August 2014

Food News Flash, August 2014

     Too Hot to Cook?  Don’t The Food News Flash – August 2014 has tips to keep yourself and your kitchen cool for the summer.

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Cranberry Crop Management Journal-Issue 6, July 24, 2014

Cranberry Crop Management Journal-Issue 6, July 24, 2014

Issue 6 of the 2014 Cranberry Crop Management Journal has some beautiful colored pictures of a Visit to a Cranberry Reservoir, which are better appreciated via e-mail or online.   Please use the link.    In this issue,  we have information from Christelle Guédot, University of Wisconsin, Entomology,  on Revisiting the Insecticide–Assail; an article regarding Altacor Insecticide by Suzanne Arendt, […]

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Food News Flash – July 2014

Food News Flash – July 2014

      Supermarket Savvy II – Sales Are Not Always the Best Deals Sale items are supposed to save you money but sometimes they can actually increase your overall food costs! Tips to get the best buy are in the July 2014 Food News Flash.

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Cranberry Crop Management Journal, July 3, 2014

Cranberry Crop Management Journal, July 3, 2014

Issue 5 of the 2014 Cranberry Crop Management Journal is now out in the mail and e-mail.  In this issue,  we have information from Patty McManus regarding viruses in cranberry as well as a chart comparison about differences in market options as far as availability of new and different pesticide products to be used as approved.  Cranberry Crop […]

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August 4-H Youth Connections Newsletter

August 4-H Youth Connections Newsletter

August 2014 Newsletter Aug-Sept 2014 Calendar

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So Easy to Preserve- Book and/or Video Series is available to be loaned out!

So Easy to Preserve- Book and/or Video Series is available to be loaned out!

So Easy To Preserve contains the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture recommendations for safe food preservation. It is a 375-page book with over 185 tested recipes, along with step by step instructions and in-depth information for both the new and experienced food preserver. Chapters include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Jellied Fruit Products, Freezing and Drying. […]

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Cranberry Crop Management Journal,  June 24, 2014

Cranberry Crop Management Journal, June 24, 2014

Weed Profile:  Swamp dodder (Cuscuta gronovii) is summarized in Issue 4 of the Cranberry Crop Management Journal by Jed Colquhoun, UW-Extension Fruit Crops Weed Scientist.  “Swamp dodder is an annual parasitic weed with an appearance not to be confused with other weeds on the marsh; it appears as if someone has dumped a bowl of […]

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4-H Newsletter for July

4-H Newsletter for July

July 2014 July-Aug calendar

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Cranberry Crop Management Journal, June 6, 2014

Cranberry Crop Management Journal, June 6, 2014

  The third issue of the Cranberry Crop Management Journal is now available.  To reflect the research-based information we provide, the newsletter has been renamed the Cranberry Crop Management Journal.  Drs. Shawn Steffen along with Merritt Singleton, and Juan Zalapa, from the USDA-ARS Vegetable Crop Reserarch Unit, and the Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison discuss […]

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Food News Flash – June 2014

Food News Flash – June 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Supermarket Savvy Time is money—The more time you spend in the grocery store, the more money you spend! Therefore, the most efficient way to shop is at one nearby store that has reasonable prices. By shopping at the same store, you learn their floor plan and can shop faster.  The June 2014 Food News […]

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Wood County Farmers’ Market Schedule 2014

Wood County Farmers’ Market Schedule 2014

The Wood County UW-Extension office will test pressure canner dial gauges free of charge and answer food safety and home food preservation questions at the Wood County Farmers’ Markets, see dates below.  Bring the lid, weight and dial gauge. 2014 Farmers Markets Dates     715-421-8440                                                                Sarah Siegel      familyliving@co.wood.wi.us                                Family Living Educator                   http://wood.uwex.edu/                                        Wood County […]

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Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series

Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunchtime Learning Series

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lunchtime Learning at the Wood County UW Extension Office 12 noon – 1:00 pm Wood County Courthouse Auditorium   LunchLearn flyer2014 Complete list and dates Join us 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.  […]

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South Wood County Choose to Re-Use Community Event

South Wood County Choose to Re-Use Community Event

South Wood County Area “Choose to Re-Use“ Event Saturday   September 20, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grand Rapids Town Garage (old transfer site), 2811 Two Mile Ave., Wis. Rapids, WI Residents from all municipalities are welcome! Bring items that you want to discard but someone else can use (e.g. small appliances, lawn care […]

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