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Financial Lunch and Learn

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The UW-Extension office is hosting a series of free Financial Capability classes, designed to teach basic financial principles to attendees, and provide them with information and resources to make better decisions regarding their money.

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Check Your Free Credit Report

Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months. UW-Extension makes it easy for consumers to review their reports through its “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign.


Wood County Farmers Markets

As the weather gets warmer, we start to get ready for the Farmers’ Markets and all of the wonderful locally grown foods that we can find there! Wood County has a number of Farmers’ Markets in Wisconsin Rapids, Pittsville, Marshfield and Rome that are held on different days during the week. Click here for a […]


Rhubarb After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

We have received a number of inquiries lately about eating rhubarb that has been damaged by frost. This article article published the University of Illinois Extension in May 2014 provides great information. Summary: Trim back rhubarb stalks that have been damaged by frost and discard/compost.  The new growth that appears will be safe to consume, but the […]

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April Food News Flash

The April Food News Flash is now available! If you need help determining appropriate portion sizes, you will want to read this issue! Plus, find out where you can get FREE tax assistance! Read the full issue here!