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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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New UW Extension Parenting Website

New UW Extension Parenting Website

Parents of 10-16 year olds. Are you interested in learning more about what makes your tween or teen tick? Would you like the opportunity to interact with other parents who have some of the same challenges and questions as you do? Check out myparenthetical.com, an online site offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension for parents […]

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4-H Youth Impress at the Wisconsin State Capitol

4-H Youth Impress at the Wisconsin State Capitol

Read about how our 4-H Youth really left an impression at the State Capitol during our April 9th trip to speak with legislators about the value of Milwaukee County Coopeative Extension programming.

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Eating well when eating alone.

Eating well when eating alone.

Wisconsin had nearly 645,000 single-person households as of the 2010 Census. That’s a significant number of people who may regularly cook and eat meals on their own.

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New 4-H Community Club in West Allis

At this time, a new 4-H Community Club is starting in the City of West Allis led by Cathy Krause. This is the first time that a club has been starting in the West Allis Community in a while. The next club meeting is Tuesday, March 19th from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Irving […]

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Harvest for the Hungry Press Release

February 10, 2013 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Despite the drought and heat of last summer, 1,087 pounds of vegetables were produced at the Harvest for the Hungry Garden in Wauwatosa. 2012 was the fifteenth year that Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardener Volunteers planted, tended, picked, washed, weighed and delivered the fresh produce to the Hunger […]

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