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Extension Week – Connecting the U to YOU

Connecting the U to You! The week of October 8th – 13th, the Bayfield and Ashland County UW-Extension Offices will be holding workshops and activities that highlight some of the ways that UW-Extension connects the resources and knowledge of the University of Wisconsin to You! Presented by: UW-Extension Colleagues in Ashland & Bayfield Counties
Connecting the U to YOU!

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Basic Budgeting Workshop

Basic Budgeting is a free workshop designed to help people learn the skills and strategies they need to meet monthly household expenses and build savings. Participants will learn to develop a spending and saving plan, discuss goal setting and identify community resources

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Parents Connect Online Parenting Classes

Parent’s Connect is a free online class series designed to support Ashland & Bayfield County parents in this challenging, rewarding role.

Parents of kids age 3-12. Strength-based learning, discussion, videos and more . Twice monthly, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1:00 & 6:00 pm, 1-hour sessions plus time for Q & A. Join live video conference from phone, laptop or computer. (Or join in person. Location varies with session. Call for info.)

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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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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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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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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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4-H Rock Climbing

Sunday, October 7th, 1pm-6pm 4-H Youth Rock Climbing at Bob’s Rock, near Grand View For 4th graders and up, open to all local youth Meet at and return to the Ashland County Courthouse – some transportation is available. Limit 12 participants. Registration required, to sign-up call the Ashland County UW-Extension office at 715-682-7017. Sponsored by […]

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