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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 will be out in the USPS mail next week and has been sent via e-mail.  We have some beautiful colored pictures of a Visit to a Cranberry Reservoir, which are better appreciated via e-mail; however, our issue may be too large for you computer setup.  Please use the […]

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Beef Cow/Calf Meeting Scheduled for August 19, 2014

Beef Cow/Calf Meeting Scheduled for August 19, 2014

While Wisconsin is known as “America’s Dairyland”, interest in raising beef cattle is on the rise.  A recent USDA census showed that a majority of cow/calf operations have less than 50 head of cattle, but raise nearly one third of the US calf crop annually.  With a plentiful supply out-of- use dairy farm operations and […]

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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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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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Wood County Association for Home and Community Education® (HCE)

Wood County Association for Home and Community Education® (HCE)

Wood County Association for Home and Community Education® (HCE) held Bees in Your Bonnet, their annual County Day on Tuesday, May 13th at the Wood County Courthouse Auditorium.   Thank you to Betty Hillemeyer who presented on “Bees and Honey”.  Congratulations to the following HCE members for their time and dedication to HCE and the Wisconsin […]

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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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STUFF THE DESK

STUFF THE DESK

                                                                                        Do you know a child who needs school supplies? Plan on attending…   Stuff the Desk August 16, 2014  • 8am- 12pm Lincoln High School, 1801 16th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids This opportunity is available for children and youth in grades 4K-12  enrolled in area public & private schools. All families who are in financial […]

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STUFF THE SCHOOL BUS

STUFF THE SCHOOL BUS

Stuff the School Bus           August 7, 2014         11:30am to 1:OOpm        Veteran’s Memorial Park   During Lunch by the River    • Rain or Shine! (In the event of rain, drop off donations at Witter Field in the Rafters Tented Area For more information about collection sites, how to receive school supplies, or […]

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