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Renewable Energy Workshop Series

UW-Extension in partnership with CheqBay Renewables and the City of Ashland will be hosting a Renewable Energy Winter Workshop Series with sessions happening each month this winter.  The purpose of the workshops is to provide information to homeowners, businesses, and governments on renewable energy options including biomass, solar, and geothermal.

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Parent Cafes

Parent Cafes;~ Brewing Strong Families and Communities! Connect with other families who understand the unique challenges and joys of raising children.

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Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library

Want to start preserving your own fresh food,but don’t have the equipment? We have you covered! With our Food Preservation Equipment Lending Library! We have water bath & pressure canners, a juicer, dehydrators & more……. Contact Ashland County UW-Extension office at 715-682-7017 or Bayfield County UW-Extension Office at 715-373-6104.

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It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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Living Well in Our Best Years – Newsletter for Caregivers and Families

This newsletter is a collaborative effort between the Bayfield County offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the North and the UW-Extension. Both departments are committed to providing a broad array of information and resources to older adults, caregivers and family members to assist them in growing and aging with grace, dignity and respect.

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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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Successful Co-Parenting

Co-parenting families have a unique set of challenges. They also have opportunities to build strengths. For children it may mean adapting to a new family arrangement, moving between households, or living with a single parent or another caregiver.

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2017 Clean Sweep 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.

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