Brat on a bbq fork

Fourth Annual Meat Processing Contest

On October 19 and 26 of 2017, Outagamie County will have its fourth annual meat processing contest. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and participate in making and packaging brats. All 4-H youth (no Cloverbuds) and FFA youth are eligible to participate. Youth do not need to have any prior experience with livestock. This will count […]

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Outagamie County to Host Summer Beef Meeting

The UW-Extension Beef and Livestock Teams will be presenting the summer beef meeting August 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm, hosted by the Oneida Nation Farms.     The meeting is for: • Registered stock producers • Commercial cow/calf producers • Small hobby farm breed producers • Ag professionals • Educators The meeting will include dinner, […]

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Rent Smart Program Sets the Stage for Renters’ Success

UW-Extension educational initiative helps new and high-risk tenants navigate rental process. To help people gain a better understanding of how to acquire and keep housing, the University of Wisconsin-Extension has developed Rent Smart—an educational program aimed at helping those with little to no rental experience, or who have had trouble obtaining rental housing, get started on the right path.

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Newsletter Signup

In an effort to save money and the environment we are asking people to sign up to receive our newsletters through email. Keep in touch with all that’s happening at Outagamie County UW-Extension. It’s easy and will only take a few minutes to sign up!

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Egg Safety Basics for Springtime Celebrations

Eggs are a familiar symbol of spring. They are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods and feature prominently at many spring holiday celebrations. A few basic steps will help ensure all your springtime recipes are “eggcellent” and food safe.

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4-H Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Join us for one of our favorite weeks in 4-H, camp at Upham Woods! Camp is open to both 4-H and general public and will be held July 11-15. Register online with a credit card or send your registration with payment to our office.

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Master Gardeners 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.