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4-H New Family Orientation Series 2019-2020

This 3-part series will walk new families through the 4-H year, giving important and relevant information when you need it most. All families (both new and not-so-new) are welcome to attend all three parts or just the parts most needed. All sessions take place from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Washington County Fair Park, Ziegler Building, […]

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November/December Cloverline now posted

The November/December 2019 issue of the 4-H Cloverline Newsletter is now posted on our website’s Cloverline Newsletter page. This issue contains: New Family Orientation Series Countywide 4-H Program News Cloverbud Winter Workshop Shooting Sports Update And much more!

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Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship Program

Are you interested in learning the skills and knowledge required to be an organic farmer? Have you had a season or more of experience in agriculture and want to begin a career in organic vegetable production? Apply now for the Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship! The Organic Vegetable Farm Manager Apprenticeship program is the first […]

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Extension: Couples encouraged to check their credit reports together

Knowing your spouse or partner’s credit history is as important as knowing your own. When in a relationship, your partner’s credit can become a source of stress and may affect your ability to secure a home or auto loan. One of the major credit reporting bureaus, Experian, reports that 61 percent of men and 39 […]

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Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/creditreport/ lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]

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Free Rent Smart Program Now Offered in Washington County

Washington County Extension office is now offering a free program titled Rent Smart that is open to the public. Our upcoming two-day workshop runs from 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5 and Thursday, November 7, at the Public Agency Center, 333 E. Washington St., West Bend, WI. Participants must attend both sessions to receive […]

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Safe Preserving: Lots of Tomatoes to Can!

A common question we receive in the Extension office: I have a bounty of garden tomatoes to can. How do I know whether to pressure can them or can them in a boiling water canner? This blog post from 2018 shared by Extension Food Preservation & Food Safety Specialist Barbara Ingham may answer that question. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2018/09/04/safe-preserving-lots-of-tomatoes-to-can/

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4-H Enrollment Now Open! Join 4-H and Make the Best Better!

Online enrollment for 2019-2020 4-H begins September 9, 2019. Go to 4HOnline to register for 4-H. Washington County 4-H enrollment is open to any youth in Washington County (and the immediate surrounding counties) in grades kindergarten through grade 13 or one year past high school. For more details about joining Washington County 4-H, please refer […]

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September/October 2019 Cloverline now posted

The September/October 2019 issue of the 4-H Cloverline Newsletter is now posted on our website’s Cloverline Newsletter page. This issue contains: Enrollment information District, State, National & International opportunities Funding Opportunities Recognition/Appreciation Club Notes And much more!

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Home Food Preservation: Using Tested Recipes is Essential

Looking for proper canning methods and processing times? Using tested canning recipes from Extension’s Learning Store will help keep your family safe and healthy! Publications with recipes can be ordered online or printed for free as downloadable PDF documents. Learning Store Resources      

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