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Sugar Shockers!!

Check out this quarters Food $ense Newsletter for information on sugar: April-June 2017 Food $ense Newsletter Identifying Added Sugars When shopping at the grocery store, look for the Nutrition Facts Label on packaged foods to help identify added sugars. Keep in mind, the sugars listed on the Nutrition Facts label include naturally occurring sugars (like […]

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Clover Dispatch May 2017

Hello, Everyone! This month I want to highlight some great information that you will find inside this newsletter: -We have a great Cloverbuds program kicking off again this summer with the Little Miss and Little Mister 4-H! -Our Get Outdoors Day on May 20th is rapidly approaching.  Sign up soon to make sure you get […]

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Get Outdoors Day 2017

The UW-Extension Office and Trempealeau County 4-H program are organizing the first ever ‘Get Outdoors Day!’. This program is open to ALL youth from kindergarten through the end of high school. The program is May 20th at Pietrek Park and consists of three different sessions with all sorts of different programs to choose from. The […]

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Clover Dispatch April 2017

Hello 4-H Families! We have a lot packed into our April Clover Dispatch!  Here are some things that are not to be missed: -If you have a Cloverbud (K-2nd grade) in your family there is a great program called ‘Little Miss and Little Mister 4-H’ that includes several days of fun events including a program […]

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Clover Dispatch March 2017

Hello 4-H Families! This month we have a lot of programs, activities, and scholarships crammed into our newsletter.  Highlights include: Racing for a Reason – Pinewood Derby sign up information Dog Agility Class information How to sign up as a camper or counsellor for Camp Kinnissippewa There is a whole lot more inside so take […]

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Trempealeau County Food Pantry Update!!

The new county Food Pantry location is in Strum at the Trempealeau County Community Cupboard at the Immanuel Lutheran Church located at 109 Elm Street, Strum, WI 54770. . 2017-trempealeau-county-food-pantry-dates 1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. […]

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Nutrition Education Program Changes to Meet Needs of New Audiences

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse is the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP). FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with […]

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The New Food $ense Newsletter is Here!!

The newest Food $ense newsletter is here!! Filled with recipes and nutrition tips and advice. Topics this month include: Creating healthy eating patterns Food Needs and Wants Physical Activity Ideas Dietary Guidelines Children’s Health and Wellness: october-to-december-2016-food-sense-newsletter entido-comun-alimenticio-octubre-noviembre-diciembre-2016  

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Cooking with Preschoolers

Did you know that cooking together with your preschooler can start your child on the road to a lifetime of healthy eating eating? Check out the “Parenting the Preschooler” newsletters to learn more! Cocinen juntos en Espanol – Cooking with Preschoolers Spanish

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Financial Management

With current tight or negative margins, a farm business manager needs financial information to make informed decisions for their farm business. This meeting is designed to provide simple     methods that you can use at home.   Wednesday, February 22nd – Blair Community Center 10:30am to 1:00pm   Schedule F postcard

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Calf Management

February 16th – Alma Center VFW Post   Equipment cleaning protocols & use of ATP meters Measuring adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a common method food processors, and health care industries are using to measure the effectiveness of their cleaning     procedures. An ATP meter measures organic material present on surfaces which otherwise appear to be clean […]

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