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Extension is HIRING!

We are hiring a Health and Well-Being Educator here in Jackson County! The Health and Well-Being Extension Educator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support: Thriving individuals and families Effective organizations Healthy and […]

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NOW HIRING: 4-H Food Stand Manager!

4-H FOOD STAND MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLE! 4-H is looking for qualified candidate(s) to help prepare for and manage the Food Stand at the Jackson County Fair this year. Duties include: • Taking a lead role in food preparation and safe food and kitchen practices. • Managing both youth and adult volunteer staff that transitions regularly […]

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Recipes are Needed for Jackson County 4-H Cookbook!

As one of our fundraisers, 4-H Parents and Leaders Board will be creating and selling a cookbook! The cookbook will be a professionally printed soft cover/spiral bound book. That’s where you come in – current 4-H Members, alumni and their family will contribute all of the recipes! We are looking at an August deadline to […]

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2019 State Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest Results

Jackson and Trempealeau Counties had an impressive showing at the state Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contests on Saturday, March 2, 2019!  In the words of their coach Jessie Oberlin “I am soooooo proud of these kids because they work hard, they have fun, and they are a joy to take anywhere because they are […]

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Guide to Healthy Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many drinks have extra sugar.  They may offer little or no nutrients. Use this guide to help you make healthy choices: FW-10.18-7-Healthy Drinks_V6B FW-01.19-5-Healthy Drinks_SPANISH

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Food Pantries in the Jackson County Area

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: Jackson County Food Pantry […]

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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater Cov Tsheej Txheem Rau Kev Noj Zaub Lub Caij Lig Uas Raug Dej Nyab (HMONG) Pautas para consumir productos expuestos a inundaciones al final de la temporada de cultivo (SPANISH) Heavy rains and the flowing water that results can contaminate plants growing in the garden and […]

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2018 Jackson County Plat Books are HERE!

The new 2018 edition of the Jackson County Plat Book will be available for purchase TODAY at the Jackson County UW-Extension office located at 227 S. 11th Street in Black River Falls, as well as Moe’s, Scholze’s, and the County courthouse. The books cost $35 each (+$8.00 to have it mailed). The sale of plat […]

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Sugar Shockers!

Check out the newest Food $ense Newsletter for April, May and June focused on sugars in beverages.   Loaded with great tips and strategies to work towards ZERO sugar sweetened beverages each day – living the 5210 way!! April-June 2017 Food $ense Newsletter   Check out this quarters Food $ense Newsletter for information on sugar: […]

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