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Wisconsin Ag Women Summit

Don’t miss your chance to CONNECT with other influential women in agriculture and BE INSPIRED by a wide range of workshops and speakers at the 2014 Wisconsin Ag Women’s Summit at the Madison Marriott West Hotel! Conference Dates are March 14-15, 2014.  This year’s agenda is jam-packed, with two keynote presentations and four breakout sessions (attendees can choose from 16 […]

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Check Your Credit Report

Check Your Credit Report

You visit the doctor to safeguard your physical health; experts say your financial helath can also benefit from a routine check-up.  There is only one way to obtain the free credit reports you are entitled to by law.  UW-Extension’s “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10″ tells you how. The new website introduces […]

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2013 Crawford County Plat Books and Wall Maps Available!!

2013 Crawford County Plat Books and Wall Maps Available!!

Who owns Crawford County? Thousands of people have a piece of  it, and they are listed in the  2013 plat book published by the Crawford County  UW-Extension and the Crawford County Fair with Mapping Solutions…. The plat books are available at these locations for $30 Crawford County UW-Extension Office – 225 N. Beaumont Road, Suite 240 Prairie du […]

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Ready – Set – Enroll in 4-H ONLINE for the 2013-2014 Year

Ready – Set – Enroll in 4-H ONLINE for the 2013-2014 Year

New for the 2013-2014 4-H Year is 4-H Online We are excited about this new program because It allows families to enter and manage their own information It was designed for use with all internet connections, whether it is though dial-up, DSL or broadband It is easy to use It will give families the opportunity […]

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Wisconsin Open Meetings Law

OPEN MEETINGS LAW DVD If you don’t have time to schedule Open Meetings training and are tired of reading complex statutes but need some quality training on Wisconsin Open Meetings Law, the Local Government Center has provided a solution. The Local Government Center has produced an informative and enjoyable 10-part video, each approx. 5 minutes in […]

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Put the fun back in parenting!

Put the fun back in parenting!

A free six-week session of  Becoming a Love and Logic Parent™  will be offered in Boscobel beginning Monday, October 7, 2013.   This program helps buld a rewarding relationship with your children based upon love and trust.  Leave class knowing how to stop arguing, set enforceable limits, help your children learn from their mistakes and […]

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Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Resources for Parents of Tweens and Teens

  UW-Extension has a brand new web resources for parents of tweens and teens.  Named “Parenthetical,” it  is a little different than other sites you might visit. It was designed as a blog, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens. What YOU contribute to the site through questions, comments and advice is the […]

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Adding acid to home-canned tomato products is essential

Adding acid to home-canned tomato products is essential

Tomato plants are beginning to yield, and with the new crop comes a new activity: home canning. Whether you’re canning whole tomatoes, homemade ketchup, pasta sauce or anything in between, adding acid to canned tomato products is a must, according to University of Wisconsin-Extension food safety specialist Barbara Ingham. “Tomatoes can be preserved by canning, […]

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What can be done about Thistles?

What can be done about Thistles?

Mike Rankin, Crops and Soils Agent, University of Wisconsin – Extension states in his article, Thistles…. to know them is to hate them There is not a lot of good that can be said about thistles.  They are, for the most part, unsightly and many livestock species would rather gnaw on an oak tree than […]

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Summertime is Home Food Preservation Time

Summertime is Home Food Preservation Time

Jane Schaaf, your Crawford County UW-Extension Family Living Agent is hosting a series of free lunchtime  (Noon – 1:00 pm) learning opportunities so your summertime canning and food preservation activities will be based on up‐to‐date research‐tested information. Each of these one‐hour wisline programs will be a chance to listen, learn, and ask questions of experts in […]

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