Back-to-School: Lesson #1 Hand Washing

Is hand washing a habit in your family’s home? In time for Food Safety Education Month (September) and back-to-school, the USDA has issued back-to-school food safety tips focused on…hand washing. Why is Lesson #1 Hand Washing? According to Dr. Mindy Brashears, USDA under secretary for food safety, USDA research has found that consumers fail to […]

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New Website Helps People Connect to the Industrial Hemp Community

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension has launched a new Industrial Hemp website containing educational resources, research updates, and information on upcoming programs and events. One of the website features people should check out is the “Making Connections” page. This page was created based on feedback from growers and others in the industrial hemp […]

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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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Is your child ready to stay home alone?

School is out (or almost) for the summer!  The Home Alone program will help parents and children determine if they are ready to stay home alone. Parents and children should watch the Home Alone videos together and use the short activities after each video to discuss plans to stay safe. Topics in the videos include: […]

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Safe Recipe Styleguide

Safe Recipe Style Guide

The Partnership for Food Safety Education has introduced a Safe Recipe Style Guide intended to dramatically improve consumers’ safe food handling behaviors at home. The Style Guide provides specific, concise recipe text to address four major kitchen

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Finding Reliable Information Online

Extension Food Preservation and Food Safety Specialist, Barb Ingham’s recent blog post has some important tips on how to find reliable information online. Finding reliable information online

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Real Colors® Personality Test

Real Colors® is a fun, interactive workshop that will provide you with skills to understand human behavior; skills that are easy to incorporate into everyday life. Since 2014, Paul Roback and Carol Bralich have facilitated workshops to over 800 participants from

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