Practice Food Safety with Holiday Baking

As we move into the season of holiday baking, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds consumers that some decorating “luster dust” has been associated with toxic metal poisonings in children. Decorating foods with luster dust or glitter is a current trend, popularized on television programs, instructional videos, blogs, and websites such as Pinterest.  […]

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Halloween Scares: Food Recalls (Salami & Onions)

While we might expect to be frightened on Halloween when children in scary costumes appear at our door, this year there are several food recalls that add to the excitement of the season. Italian-style salame recalled due to Salmonella contamination.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a notice to consumers not to consume Citterio Premium Italian-Style Salame […]

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4-H Announcements 10/29/2021

THE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 4-H NEWSLETTER IS OUT! View it online:  https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/newsletters/ Paper copies will be mailed out as well. HALLOWEEN COSTUME AND PUMPKIN CONTEST FOR 4-H YOUTH! Email dana.berger@wisc.edu a photo of your costume and or pumpkin no later than Nov 5th.  Winners will receive Culvers Gift Cards! See attached flyer LOOKING FOR TWO YOUTH IN GRADES 8 AND […]

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Exploring COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids – A Free Virtual Event

Join the Morgridge Institute for Research for a virtual conversation with experts on the front lines of pediatric vaccine development and public health.  Hear the latest on vaccine clinical trials for children 5-11, where we stand on vaccines for kids under 5, and the state of the public health effort to combat the pandemic. Exploring […]

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4-H Announcements 10/26/2021

CLOVERBUD BLAST! Sunday, November 7th.  All Cloverbuds are welcome to attend!  Registration begins at 12:30 PM.  Youth will enjoy crafts, games and fun activities.  Crossover (parents encouraged to attend) begins promptly at 2:45PM. Please RSVP by calling 920.232.1970.  Registration deadline is October 29th.   HALLOWEEN COSTUME AND PUMPKIN CONTEST FOR 4-H YOUTH Encourage your club to members to participate!  […]

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Winnebago County Diversity Affairs – Hmong Presentation

You’re Invited! Please join the Winnebago County Diversity Affairs Commission (DAC)  on Thursday November 4 from 3:00-4:30pm. Mee Yang, Board President of the Hmong Service Center, Inc will be presenting on who the Hmong people are, where they come from and why they are here. Join us on Zoom! Printable Flyer available here.   Our […]

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4-H Announcements 10/15/2021

Here are this week’s updates… WE NEED PIZZA MAKERS! Please sign up for Pizza Making.  We are in need of volunteers for pizza making set up on October 22 and many, many pizza makers for October 23.  The sign up link is:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4ca9ad2cabfc1-fall THANK YOU to all that sold and bought pizzas! MAKE APPLE PIES WITH […]

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It’s Harvest & Food Preservation Season!

It’s harvest season, which means it’s also the season for safe food preservation!  Plan ahead for your preservation needs: Make sure your canner lid is functioning properly with a yearly test.  The Extension Winnebago County office offers free testing of pressure canner lids!  Testing is available by appointment only at this time.  Please contact Mandi […]

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4-H Announcements 10/8/2021

DATE CHANGE! WINNEBAGO COUNTY 4-H FAMILY BANQUET NEW DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS OCTOBER 14TH October 23rd @ Winneconne High School. Register Here: https://bit.ly/3sLeXZK Or call in to register 920.232.1970 Online payment option is available as well! We are in need of 4-H volunteers to run for the Leaders’ Board! If you are interested, please send a short bio to dana.berger@wisc.edu. WE NEED […]

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4-H Announcements 10/1/2021

Happy October 4-H Families! NATIONAL 4-H WEEK! MONDAY (10/4) EAT LUNCH (11A-2p) OR DINNER (4P-7P) AT CULVERS ON WESTOWNE AVE IN OSHKOSH!  10% of the sales will go to the Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association! They will feature Andes Mint Avalanche ice cream to represent our green clover 4-H flyers will be passed out inside and in drive through bags TUES, WED, THURS:  WOSH RADIO INTERVIEWS AND TRIVIA […]

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