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2014 Food Preservation Workshops Announced

2014 Food Preservation Workshops Announced

Learn more about canning, freezing and drying foods using the most up-to-date recipes and procedures to keep your family safe.  The Food Preservation Workshop flyer will provide you with more information and dates. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Beth Rieth, Interim Family Living Educator, with Marinette County UW Extension, at 715-732-7510.

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2014 Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Training

2014 Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Training

Wednesday and Fridays, July 23, 25, 30 & August 1 Pound, Town Hall, in Coleman 9 am to 3:15 pm each day Cost:  $35/person. Who Needs To Attend The Training?  Any 12 to 15-year old who may need to drive any type of farm machinery on a public road in Wisconsin.  Others are welcome to […]

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Brunch For Your Brain

Brunch For Your Brain

Are you interested in staying “SHARP” as you age? Brunch For Your Brain course will be offered at the Crivitz Senior Meal Site on Mondays, June 2nd-Aug. 8th from 9:00-11:00am.  (No class on July 14th.) There is a 15 person maximum for the course.  There is no fee.  Please call Marinette County Elderly Services at […]

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First-crop Alfalfa quality monitoring project

UW-Extension has begun their annual monitoring of quality changes in first-crop alfalfa.  The first-crop of alfalfa is the most important one for most livestock farms in Marinette, Oconto, and Florence Counties.  Thus, it is very important to harvest at the appropriate forage quality for an individual farm. UW-Extension Crops/Soils Agent Scott Reuss will be collecting […]

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2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs

2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs

2014 Nature & Horticulture Programs in and around Marinette County

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New Display Installed at Harmony

New Display Installed at Harmony

Barbara Kane Anderson shows visitors the larger-than-life ant colony cross-section she created to depict the activities that go on underground in ant tunnels.   The ant eggs, larvae and pupae were made by Brenda Socha and her students in the Marinette Middle School Art Club. This is the first display to be installed in the […]

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Produce Guide Now Available

Produce Guide Now Available

The Guide to Home Grown Produce for Marinette, Oconto and Florence Counties, Wisconsin, is now available.  Pick up a printed version at the UW-Extension office in Marinette, or download the web version of the Produce Guide.  This is kept up-to-date with the latest changes. If you wish to be included in the Produce Guide, contact […]

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NLMGA on Facebook

Northern Lights Master Gardener Volunteers-NLMGA See how the Association maintains a demonstration garden for community education programs.  Events you might be interested in include a one-day conference at the end of March each year, and twice yearly plant sales – May and September.  The money raised is used to maintain the 3-acre garden and to […]

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