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Ensuring kids don’t go hungry when school’s out

Thu, 19 May 2016

During the school year, hundreds of thousands of state children benefit from nutrition-boosting school breakfast, lunch and afterschool snack programs. But access to the programs ends along with the school year—leaving many students at risk for hunger over the summer months.

Where to go for care when you’re sick

Tue, 17 May 2016

When you or a family member get sick, knowing what to do or where to go can save you time and money.

Make the most of springtime gardening

Mon, 16 May 2016

You might harvest more than flowers and fresh vegetables by working outside in your garden. Research shows that nurturing a garden in your backyard, or even in a school or community garden, offers additional benefits.

2016 corn season underway

Fri, 13 May 2016

Joe Lauer explains what makes a good corn yield harvest year.

Jeff Sindelar receives 2016 Pound Extension Award

Wed, 11 May 2016

Jeff Sindelar, University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor and UW-Extension meat specialist, received the 2016 Pound Extension Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. He was recognized for his work with Wisconsin’s meat industry, which is among the state’s top five manufacturing industries in economic output.

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