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Food Preservation Classes- August 13th and15th

Check out this opportunity for food preservation classes: food preservation at UWEX 2014

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Horticulture News!

Horticulture News!

The UW-Extension Horticulture Education Center at Boerner Botanical Gardens is now open for the 2014 season! When:  Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. May 1st through September 30th, 2014 Who: staffed by trained Plant Health Advisor Master Gardener Volunteers New for 2014: Master Gardener Volunteers will have a booth in the main lobby of the Education and […]

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Free New College Planning Resource Guide

Free New College Planning Resource Guide

Dollars for College financial planning toolkit, is a new 121-page resource guide designed for middle and high school students and their families.  The Dollars for College financial planning toolkit helps students and families best understand all the available resources that can make higher education affordable. Dollars for College offers the information students need in the […]

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Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

The Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual perennial plant sale at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on May 17th, 2014. This will take place rain or shine in the DNR enclosure area from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to purchase all sorts of perennials and get advice on any questions from  […]

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Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council Scholarships for Higher Education The Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council is making available scholarships to any past or present Milwaukee County 4-H club youth member with at least two years of current or prior 4-H club membership at the time of application. This person should be entering or enrolled in a vocational […]

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Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Venice Williams, Milwaukee County UW Extension community partner and wife of 4-H faculty member, Demetrius Brown will be honored with the prestigious Frank Zeidler Award at the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee’s annual luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Italian Community Center.  Venice, executive director of Alice’s Garden and SeedFolks Youth Ministry, also will […]

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Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

    Thinking of visiting us here at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension?  Be prepared before you set off on the road and check out the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information page to get all of the details on closures and alternate routes while the Zoo Interchange project is underway. You can access the […]

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Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – what exactly does that mean? by Peg Fleury ~ Some people might even consider it an oxymoron. Urban horticulture, yes, but urban farming?

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