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Produce Safety Training – Produce Safety Rules

Commercial fresh vegetables and fruit growers! Extension is providing produce safety trainings that meet training requirements under the Produce Safety Rule. Find a training near you, register and come on out. https://fsmaproducesafety.wisc.edu/ February 11, 2020 – Appleton, WI February 21, 2020 – Dalton, WI February 25, 2020 – West Bend, WI… See More

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Processed Meats and Cancer: It’s Not Just Nitrates

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter Processed Meats and Cancer: It’s Not Just Nitrates   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide are attributable to diets high in processed meats. While that number pales in comparison to the one million or so global cancer deaths related to smoking, […]

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Two New Food Recalls December 12, 2019

2 new food recall notices – One for Fresh Express Romaine Lettuce and one for fresh Blackberries. Both impact Wisconsin.   This is in addition to the recall notice posted yesterday for Fresh Express chopped salad kits.   Blog posts are here: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/ Please alert family and friends!!

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Mid-Day Workout

Take a break and move your body! Getting active is one of the best things you can do for your health. There are big health benefits to getting even a little bit of exercise. Some movement is better than none.

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Maintaining Lawn and Garden Tools

When it comes to digging in the garden or pruning trees and shrubs, having high quality tools that are cleaned, lubricated, sharpened and otherwise properly maintained, makes any outdoor job simpler and more efficient.  Clean, well-maintained tools take less effort to work the ground than those that are rusted and caked with soil.  Sharp tools […]

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Thanksgiving Toolkit

Be food safe this holiday season. Thanksgiving toolkit Holiday Food Safety Success Kit The Holiday Food Safety Success Kit , developed by the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education, provides tips on how to make sure holiday meals are safe as well as delicious. Recipes, shopping checklist, food safety tips, and children’s activities are included in the […]

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4-H: Like us on Facebook

Like us on Facebook! Douglas County 4-H is a community of young people and dedicated volunteers learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.  

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Mental Health First Aid Training

Why Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem […]

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