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February Rent Smart Workshop Available!

Register today for our next Rent Smart workshop: February 5th and 12th (Wednesdays) 9:00am – 11:30am Menasha Public Library Registration Deadline: January 29th (Wednesday)   Rent Smart is a FREE program that provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing find, get, and keep suitable housing. This program focuses on the knowledge and […]

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Fresh Vegetable Products Recalled for Listeria Risk

Many national retail brands (including DelMonte, Walmart, Kroger, HEB, and Trader Joe’s) are recalling fresh vegetables products from Mann Packing Co. Inc.  The recall is a response to notifications by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of October 11, 2019, to November 16, […]

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Taking Care of You: Facilitator Training

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflections, and activities. […]

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Fall Soil Testing – It’s not too Late!

  Fall is here and is the best time to take soil tests in order to plan for fall and next spring planting. With expensive fertilizer prices, soil testing is the best investment for your yard or on the farm! We at Extension are ready to help you get your samples pulled and sent in […]

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Hy-Vee Stores Recalling 3.1 Tons of Beef and Chicken

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, based in Ankeny, Iowa has recalled approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The RTE beef and chicken […]

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The Story of Your Dinner

It’s national Food Safety Education Month and National Family Meals Month.  A great way to start the school year off right is to remember that food safety is the foundation of a delicious family meal.  The Story of Your Dinner offers creative tools and messages to frame food safety throughout the chain of prevention — […]

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