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March / April Newsletter

Happy Spring everyone!  The newsletter may be shorter than normal but it’s still packed with good information that your family can use.   Since it’s not that large I did not post it in individual sections.  Just click on it below. UW Extension March April Newsletter  

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The 4-H Clover Plunge is Back!

Mark your calendars for the return of the 4-H Clover Plunge.  On Saturday, March 7, challenge yourself to take a plunge into the cold and icy Flambeau River.  Obtain pledges to help fundraise for Rusk County 4-H or pay a fee of $20/person to jump.  You can find pledge forms on the 4-H News and […]

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New 4-H Record Book Materials are Ready!!

All new 4-H Record Book materials are posted under 4-H Youth Development “Leader Resources”.  You can also obtain copies of these materials from the UW-Extension Office.  All Cloverbud record books can only be obtained from the UW-Extension Office.  Remember to throw away your old forms.  If your club is seeking training on these new materials please […]

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HEALTHY HABITS CAN SAVE YOU MONEY

We know that not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets?  Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, Nutrition Education Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers 10 tips for increasing your health–and wealth–in 2015. Stop (or don’t start) smoking. […]

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Time to check your free credit report!

The information in your credit report can affect your life in important ways. It can influence your interest rate for credit cards and loans; affect your monthly insurance payments; your ability to get a mortgage or rent an apartment; and maybe even apply for a job. What’s in your credit report? It is a detailed […]

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2014 Rusk County Ag Impact

2014 Rusk County Agriculture Impact

The 2014 Rusk County Agriculture:  Value and Economic Impact Report has been published.  Agriculture in Rusk County provides over 1000 jobs and contributes $53 Million to county income from wages, salaries, benefits, and farm profits.  In total, the impact of agriculture in Rusk County is $134 Million! Top commodites are milk at $34.4 Million, Grain […]

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Parenting the Preschooler!

Parenting the Preschooler was designed to support parents and caregivers of preschool age children.  On this site you’ll find downloadable two-page fact sheets on a wide variety of topics related to caring for preschool-aged children.  You can find these fact sheets under the “Fact Sheet” tab at the top of this page.  Learn practical tips […]

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THEY HAVE ARRIVED!!! Rusk County Centennial Cookbooks

Hot off the presses…pick up your new Rusk County 4-H Centennial Cookbook at the UW-Extension Office.  A number of great recipes from current 4-H members and leaders and alumni have been included in the book.  The Rusk County 4-H Leaders Council is selling the books for $10.00 each.  They make great Christmas Gifts.   Get them […]

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