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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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