Cancelled Tonight: 4-H All-County Leaders’ Meeting

Due to the cold temperatures expected, we have decided to CANCEL the All County 4-H Leaders’ Meeting tonight (1.29.19). The new meeting date will be Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 7pm in the JP Coughlin Center (625 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh). Feel free to contact our office with questions/concerns: 920-232-1974 or dana.berger@ces.uwex.edu Thank you and stay […]

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Offices Closed Monday, January 28

Due to the snow storm, our offices will be closed starting at noon on Monday, January 28. We will open on Tuesday, January 29 for our normal hours 8am-4:30pm. If you need to contact us, please leave us a message at 920-232-1971.

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Recalls Linked to Salmonella in Flour, Leafy Greens by Barb Ingham

Two national food recalls have been posted (1/24/2019) due to the possible presence of Salmonella in General Mills 5-pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached flour and Satur Farms leafy greens. General Mills Inc. has initiated a recall of all 5-pound bags of its Gold Medal brand unbleached flour with the “better if used by” date […]

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2019 Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Project Tack/Craft Sale

•  Saturday, March 9th, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm  • •  Sunnyview Expo Center (Fairgrounds), 500 E. County Rd. Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901 • •  Admission $1/person  • •  See our Flyer for more information: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/files/2019/01/Winnebago-4H-HPP-Tack-Sale-2019.pdf  For more information: Jon Richey Tack Sale Chairman 920-277-3709 Winnebago4HTackSale@gmail.com  

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Protective Factors 2019

Please join us for our 3RD Series of PROTECTIVE FACTORS to explore & learn how to implement Strengthening Families : Five Protective Factors. Come for any or all training sessions for professionals! Protective Factors Flyer – Winnebago County

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Leftovers and Food Safety by Barb Ingham

  In my family, I tend to prefer the term ‘planned-overs’ to the term ‘leftovers’ – I am ‘planning’ to serve a soup or casserole again that week! Whether it’s food prepared at home, or more of a restaurant meal than can be eaten in one sitting, there are some basic steps to assure that […]

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Food Safety & The Backyard Flock by Barb Ingham

  Since 2000, backyard poultry flocks have been responsible for more than 70 Salmonella outbreaks in the United States, sickening more than 4,794 people, with 894 hospitalizations and seven deaths; a third of the illnesses were children younger than 5. In 2017 alone, backyard poultry caused 1,120 Salmonella illnesses with cases in 48 states, sending 249 […]

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Can You Tell If Meat Is Safe By Looking? by Barb Ingham

While handling food safely using the 4 basic steps of cook, clean, chill and separate is important, we encourage consumers to also use their senses to guide decision-making.  Does the product look and smell OK? Often a bright, attractive color leads a consumer to choose a particular package of beef from the grocery store. So, […]

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The Safety of Raw Oatmeal by Barb Ingham

We know that eating raw or uncooked flour isn’t recommended; what about the safety of consuming raw oatmeal? The answer lies in how flour is milled and how oats are processed – the two processes are really quite different. How is flour made? Flour is a finely ground powder prepared from grain or other starchy […]

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