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Master Gardners Celebrate First Year of Appleton Seed Library

The Appleton Seed Library is a community seed lending library resource. We house a collection of open-pollinated, organic and heirloom seeds that you are welcome to borrow – grow – share. Our collection depends on donations from small seed companies as well as your returned seed when they come to maturity.

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What’s the latest on food product dating?

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383 The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A 2013 report from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the National Resource Defense Council estimated that […]

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Swine Webinar March 23

The UW-Extension Swine Team, in conjunction with Wisconsin Pork Association, will be hosting a webinar to review details on a proposed rule that would establish herd testing requirements for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) in Wisconsin.

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Appleton’s Mary Harp-Jirschele wins Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Friend of the Family Award

The Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences has awarded Mary Harp-Jirschele as this year’s winner of the Friend of the Family Award. Established in 1984, the award is presented to an individual or organization that has affected policies for families. In order to be eligible an individual or organization needs to be involved at the national or international level in the policy-making process, and their work over time has made significant contributions that affect the well-being of families.

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4-H Speaking Activity

The 2017 4-H Speaking Activity will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the UW-Extension Outagamie County Office. This is an annual event that promotes communication. Youth who wish to participate need to complete the registration online or email Kayla with the information by Monday, May 8th. Registration and more information.

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Raising Quality Dairy Heifers Seminar

    UW-Extension Dairy Team will be hosting the annual “Raising Quality Dairy Heifers” Seminar on Wednesday, March 8, at Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly.  The seminar will be held 10 am to 3 pm. Market volatility has been and continues to be a common theme is the dairy sector. Raising Quality Dairy Heifers […]

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