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nEXT Generation Project: The Future of UW-Extension

The nEXT Generation project will map the future of Cooperative Extension, a division of University of Wisconsin-Extension and an essential educational resource for the people of Wisconsin. The goals of the project are to: Shape the future of the Cooperative Extension division, while staying true to Cooperative Extension’s Purpose, Values and Vision. Build a new […]

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How UW-Extension Benefits Taylor County Video

Local connection to the University of Wisconsin Good for the community A few of the programs mentioned: Strong Bones strength training Beef Quality Assurance – workshops where you can learn from others Nutrition, safety Watch this short video to see what Taylor County residents have to say about how UW-Extension has helped them.

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Strong Bones Summer Classes for Women and Men

New this year, the Strong Bones Program will offer summer classes, one in Medford and one in Rib Lake. Strong Bones is a strength-training program for women and men, with an emphasis on those 40 years of age and older. Previous classes have included participants in their 70s and 80s. In addition to building stronger […]

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The Directory of Services for Taylor County Families has been updated

An updated version of the Directory of Services for families and other residents of Taylor County is now available. Find phone numbers and addresses of services related to health, education, employment, housing, food, recreation, and more. Hard copies will be available in May through the UW-Extension office and other sources.

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Wisconsin Coverts Project

Woodland Wildlife Management Program for Private Landowners Next Wisconsin Coverts Project workshops: August 3-6, 2017, and August 17-20, 2017 Kemp Natural Resources Station, Woodruff Using sound ecological principles, learn actions you can take to enhance your land’s wildlife abundance and diversity. Includes field trips, resources, and contacts. In exchange for this free workshop, participants are […]

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NCWCA Beef Round-up and Preview Show

For those raising or interested in raising beef, as well as the general public, both the Beef Round-up and Beef Preview Show will be held on Saturday, May 13 at the Brecke Rodeo Arena near Medford. 2017 NCWCA Preview Show Rules 2017 NCWCA Preview Show Poster

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Wisconsin Local Food Locator

A growing interest in eating local foods has led to the development of the Wisconsin Local Food Locator. This new website helps consumers find local food producers/vendors (farmers markets, farm food stands, CSAs, and other local sources) and provides producers with a way to let consumers know where they are located and what they sell. […]

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