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Healthy Holiday Meal Ideas

Just in time for the November and December holidays. What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl has ideas for holiday menus. November – Thanksgiving Traditional flavors and healthy ingredients that will leave you feeling satisfied but not “stuffed!” Roast Turkey Breast with Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme  OR  Baked Tofu Grandma’s Stuffing Homemade Mashed Potatoes and Turkey Gravy  OR  Hearty Mashed Potatoes Green Bean […]


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 […]


Turkey Talk

It is that time of year again, time to bring the family together to give thanks and celebrate life’s blessings.  Keep your family safe this holiday by following some important food safety tips.  Click on the link: Turkey Talk to learn more.  

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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 […]