FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, University of Wisconsin-Extension’s nutrition education program, is a federally funded effort that seeks to empower Wisconsin residents with limited incomes to make healthy choices to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities.

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Check Your Free Credit Report

Checking your free credit report can be more important than knowing your score! Read on to learn how to get your free report. UW-Extension provides a step-by-step guide on how to get your free credit report and read it. Quick and easy!

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Multiple life roles may be source of caregiver stress

Other life obligations don’t stop when caregiving begins, many caregivers have important roles and responsibilities such as jobs, parenting or running a household. All of that can add up to an overwhelming situation. If caregivers don’t take care of themselves, they can burn out or develop their own health problems. Read on for more information and resources.

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4-H Online Enrollment & Re-Enrollment

For 2016-2017 re-enrollment, the 4HOnline Re-Enrollment Guidelines have step-by-step instructions for the re-enrollment process. To get started with the re-enrollment process, log into 4-H Online, click Continue to Family, then for each family member you will have to click on Enroll for 2016-2017.

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Packed Lunch Food Safety Tips

Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.

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4-H T-shirts

Our office has a few extra new Ashland County 4-H T-shirts if you still would like one for $10 please let us know.

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Ashland County Flooding

A collection of information and resources about dealing with the impact of the rain and subsequent flooding including water bacteria test information for private well owners.

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2015 Annual Report UWEX Ashland County

We’ve chosen to use the four educational priorities of UW-Extension to organize our 2015 Annual Report: Supporting a Safe and Healthy Food Supply; Empowering Youth, Families, and Communities; Growing Strong Economies; and Creating Resilient and Productive Environments. Please take a couple of minutes to enjoy a snapshot of our work in 2015.

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