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A Smorgasbord of Foods Recalled for Listeria

In the latest of food recalls due to potential contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, a New Jersey food company is recalling more than a ton of frozen meatballs packaged under the Sam’s Club brand “Member’s Mark” because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenesRich Food Products of Vineland, NJ shipped the ready-to-eat meatballs to distributors in nine states: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Although none of the distributors is in Wisconsin, the recall notice did not indicate whether those distributors have sent the recalled meatballs to other states.

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Planning and Land Use Programs Scheduled

Allyson Watson is now in a full time role as the Communities Extension Educator for Outagamie County, a position she has held previously in a part time role. In this new full time role she is working as a community partner in developing relevant educational programming that serves the needs of Outagamie County.

Taking Care of You, body, mind, spirit

Taking Care of You

We are excited to present a new program, Taking Care of You. This is a four part class that focuses on the overall health of participants.

Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health.

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Calumet County UW-Extension Hiring Ag Educator

University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in Calumet County, is looking for an individual who is passionate about agriculture and supporting the local agriculture economy, to fill our current Agriculture Extension Educator vacancy.

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Pest Management Update

Each year the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension hosts the regional Pest Management Update Meeting. The Pest Management Update meetings strive to bring farmers, agronomists, and agricultural professionals the latest developments in corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and small grain crops.  This year’s sessions will focus on in-depth weed diagnostic and management, the 2017 pest situations in each crop, […]

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Tar Spot

What is Tar Spot? Tar spot is a common, visually distinctive and primarily cosmetic fungal leaf spot disease.  While tar spot can affect many species of maple including big leaf, mountain, red, Rocky mountain, sugar, and sycamore maple, in Wisconsin, this disease most commonly affects silver maple.  Boxelder (also known as ash-leaved maple), willow and […]