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Home Canning: Can I Make Substitutions Safely?

The safety of the food that you preserve for your family and friends is important to you. The University of Wisconsin-Extension supports using up-to-date, research-tested recipes so that you know that the food that you preserve is both safe and high in quality. Here are a few quick tips on changes and substitutions that will keep your home preserved food safe to eat.

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YES, I CAN! Food Preservation Workshops Scheduled

Participate in one or more of these hands-on food preservation classes. Locations, fees and registration procedures vary. See registration information for each event.

Take-home samples included! Registration and payment required in advance. Class sizes limited. Register early.

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Relationships Matter!

Relationships really matter! They impact our parenting, work, school, community and life satisfaction. Explore ways to build healthy, successful relationships by enrolling in this six-session program.

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2014 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

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2015 Hazardous Waste Collections Scheduled

Do you have old, unwanted chemicals stored in your closet, basement, garage, shed, barn or business?  Wonder where you can get rid of them?  Area residents, farmers, small businesses, governmental units and schools will have an opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous chemicals at a number of Clean Sweep collection events this summer. The […]

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2015 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference – June 26, Hayward

This popular regional gathering has turned into one of the state’s premier lake conferences. The all day program provides a great opportunity for lake enthusiasts, local government officials and others interested in protecting our water resources to attend a number of educational presentations, visit many informative exhibits and network with fellow conference attendees.

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4th Annual NW Wisconsin Regional Business Idea Contest

Business Idea Contest Offers Cash Prizes Calling all entrepreneurs, inventors and persons with an innovative business idea.  Do you have a business idea for a product or service that uses or leverages technology? If so, enter the Northwest Wisconsin 2015 Business Idea Contest.  $5500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the contest winners. First […]