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Benefits of “Dining In” showcased on Dec. 3, Family & Consumer Sciences Day

Contact: Rachael Loucks, Family Living Agent 715-532-2151 Looking for ways to connect with your children and help them be healthier? If so, University of Wisconsin-Extension family living educators and Family and Consumer Science professionals around the state encourage you to prepare and share a family meal together on Dec. 3, Family & Consumer Sciences “Dine […]


Healthy Holiday Meal Ideas

Just in time for the holidays, What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl has ideas for holiday menus. Christmas A collection of favorites that help celebrate the Christmas season without adding on the pounds. Waldorf Salad Cranberry Ham Slice  OR  Brown Rice Pilaf with Sage, Walnuts and Dried Fruit Dutch Green Beans Maple Sweet Potatoes Soul Healthy Corn Bread Deep […]


You Got a Deer!!

UW-Extension has some great resources for hunters and for those that will be cooking the wild game!  From safe deer handling to cooking venison and other wild game, we have resources to help keep your family safe!  Click on the links below to learn more: So You Got a Deer Handling Venison Safely Wisconsin’s Wild […]

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November / December Newsletter

It’s here and it’s also the last one of the year.  Did you know that our newsletter is not only online but a paper copy is also available in the office?  You can also browse the entire newsletter or individual sections are also posted under each program area.  Please feel free to share our newsletter […]

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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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End of season Pressure Canner Care

Safe Preserving: End of Season Tips With frost on the pumpkin, many home food preservers are storing canning and other food preservation equipment until spring. Here are some tips that will help ensure that items stored this fall are ready for spring and summer preserving. Image courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before packing up and […]

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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 […]