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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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Exploring 4-H Workshops

Exploring 4-H Workshops

The Exploring 4-H workshops will resume beginning with October 5, 2013 and will continue on the first Saturday of each month during the remainder of 2013 and into the new year.

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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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UW- Extension awarded $79,398 for Pilot Pre-College Institute with UW Colleges Two-Year Institutions

UW- Extension awarded $79,398 for Pilot Pre-College Institute with UW Colleges Two-Year Institutions

  Milwaukee County UW Cooperative Extension has been awarded $79,398 from the UW-Extension Program Innovation Fund to collaborate with four UW Colleges and UW Help on a pilot Pre-College Institute for Milwaukee Middle and High School 4-H youth. UW College partners and Milwaukee County UW Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development educators and County Director, Eloisa […]

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Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Somewhere between the ages of two and five, many young children become “fussy eaters,” temporarily refusing to eat all but a few favorite foods and rejecting other choices–especially vegetables.

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Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Everyone knows yogurt is nutritious, especially if it’s made from low-fat or fat-free milk and fortified with vitamin D.

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