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Photo Contest Winners 2016

Douglas County Photo Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the Douglas County, UW-Extension Photo Contest Winners! Residents of Douglas County were eligible to participate in the photo contest to help promote the local food, horticulture and agriculture efforts in our area.  Submitted photos were divided into 3 categories: Local Food, Agriculture Life, and Flowers/Vegetables.  Winners were chosen based on their photos quality, […]

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Back to School Lunch Safety Tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.  


Food Preservation

Whether you’re a first time food preserver or you just need a refresher, these publications from the UW-Extension Learning Store will give you guided tips for preserving fruits, wild game, salsa and more.


Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning – August 25-March 23

A seven part series, “Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning” will be offered the last Thursday of each month beginning this Thursday, August 25- March 23 (no session in November or December).  The instruction will be via live webinar and held from 1-3 pm at the UW Extension Rm 107, Douglas County Courthouse.

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UW-Extension Douglas County to Hold Office Hours in Towns and Villages

UW-Extension will be conducting office hours and attending town and village meetings throughout the remainder of 2016.  Walk-in office hours will depend on the availability of town or village office space  (see below).  These visits are intended to help town and village residents learn more about the services that UW-Extension provides.  The visiting educator(s) will […]


Understanding networks, primary care and specialists

July 2016 If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical […]


Preventing kids’ summer weight gain

July 2016 CONTACT: Amber Canto, 608-262-0384, amber.canto@ces.uwex.edu Superior, WI:  Summer marks a hiatus from the daily responsibilities and scheduled demands children face during the rest of the year. While adults might remember their summer vacations filled with water-balloon fights, bike rides to the corner store, campfires and playground games, children today are likely to spend […]


Invasive Plant Identification

Help us to learn about the emergence of invasive species!  If you find them in your yard or neighborhood, send a photo and location or GPS point to:  Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture Educator, UW-Extension, Douglas County at jane.anklam@ces.uwex.edu.  Or post it to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UWEXDouglas .