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StrongBodies Class Registration

ADRC in collaboration with Columbia County Extension FoodWIse will be offering a FREE Strong Bodies exercise program. This is an 8-week exercise program for middle-aged and older adults. It will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 10th, 2022 and running through June 30th, 2022. The class will be held from 1:00 p.m. to […]

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WI Master Naturalist Trainings for 2022

We are pleased to announce the Wisconsin Master Naturalist Trainings for 2022. Trainings are located across the state on both Great Lakes, on prairies, in forests, through river valleys, and in urban parks! There is something for everyone. Please share with those who may be interested. Registration will open Monday, January 10 at 9:00am! Registration […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training in Columbia County

In-person pesticide applicator certification training for Columbia County applicators has been set for March 22, 2022, starting at 9 am. It will be held at the Arlington Agriculture Research Station located at N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington. Check out the Pesticide Applicator Training in Columbia County by clicking this link: https://columbia.extension.wisc.edu/agriculture/private-pesticide-applicator-training-in-columbia-county/

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2021 4-H Graduates – Congratulations!

Columbia County 4-H Class of 2021 Recognized During Columbia County Fair On the final day of the Columbia County Fair, graduating 4-H youth were recognized. These new Columbia County 4-H alumni have participated in 4-H for 1 – 14 years of their lives. It is important to take a moment and celebrate the nine graduating […]

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FCC SPEED TEST APP

HELP WITH DATA COLLECTION The FCC is encouraging the public to download the FCC’s Speed Test app, which is being used to collect speed test data as part of the FCC’s Measuring Broadband America program. The app provides a way for consumers to test the performance of their mobile and in-home broadband networks. The FCC […]

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Columbia County 4-H Enrollment Materials Are Ready

Columbia County 4-H Enrollment Materials Are Ready The “new” 4Honline 2.0 (the 4-H enrollment program) was released by the State 4-H Office and now the Columbia County Extension Office has finished the 2020-2021 Project Guide. New this year, youth will enroll in projects, but not in project units. Columbia County 4-H volunteers directed this change […]

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Columbia County

Columbia County 4-H Class of 2020 With the end of September comes the opportunity to recognize youth who are graduating out of the Wisconsin 4-H youth development program. These new Columbia County 4-H alumni have participated in 4-H for 1 – 14 years of their lives. It is important to take a moment and celebrate […]

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Safe Preserving Tips in the time of COVID-19

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family.  Use recipes that are up to date. Some canning recommendations have changed dramatically […]

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Experts Affirm: Coronavirus ‘highly unlikely’ food risk

An international group of scientists has declared that it is highly unlikely that SARS-CoV-2 is a food safety risk.The International Commission for Microbiological Specifications of Foods (ICMSF) is a non-governmental organization and represents top food safety experts from around the globe. The ICMSF members believe it is highly unlikely that ingestion of SARS-CoV-2 will result in illness […]

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4-H Idea Sharing

The Columbia County 4-H Leaders Council asks all county 4-H clubs to share out their successes as the 2020-2021 4-H year is here. Club meeting ideas, project meeting ideas, family projects, check-in techniques and more. Share ideas to pat.wagner@wisc.edu and all will be added to this list. Click this link https://columbia.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-youth-development/the-impact-of-4-h/  to see what awesome […]

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