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COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. See our updated events calendar at https://chippewa.extension.wisc.edu/calendar/ or call 715-726-7950 for more.  Click here to view our […]

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Farm Ready Research Webinar Series

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar meeting series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock production to farm management resources. Sessions begin December 2020 and run through April 2021. Review the program topics and descriptions and register to pick your […]

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Grief, COVID-19 & the Holidays

Many resources are available for Making Decisions and Getting Support when dealing with grief and COVID-19 during the holidays. Additional resources are available on the UW Division of Extension Behavioral Health website.  

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Grief, Loss and New Traditions During the Holidays

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people in different ways. Now that the seasons are changing and weather is colder, it is more difficult to connect with the people we care about. The upcoming holiday season will likely look much different for many families this year. Dealing with grief and loss during this time can […]

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Financial Coaching – Sticking to your Goals

Do you have financial goals but trouble sticking with “the plan”?  If so, our Free Financial Coaching might be for you!  Financial Coaching provides individuals with support using…. a hands-on approach accountability networking goal setting education Program Benefits As a participant, you will:  Meet and work with a trained financial coach, one-on-one Reduce your stress […]

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Safe Preserving tips during 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 […]

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Fruit Cracking

This is a great time of year for tomato lovers. Gardens are full of vine ripened tomatoes. As gardeners head out to pick their prized fruits, some have reported cracks on the shoulders of the fruit. This is known as fruit cracking. I have noticed it on some of my large tomato varieties. Fruit cracking […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for grocery store items

Are foods from the grocery store safe? There is no evidence that we can get COVID-19 from the food that we eat; either from the food itself or from touching a package or container of food. The way that we get the COVID-19 illness is from breathing in infected droplets from someone coughing or sneezing.  […]

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Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19

Being Calm and Prepared for COVID-19 Don’t rely on rumors and hearsay, for the most up-to-date health information on COVID-19 (coronavirus), please visit the Chippewa County Health Department website on the virus and their Facebook page.  That is where you will find the most recent information on the virus and the most current health advisories […]

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Resource for Foodservice Operators

The WI Restaurant Association has developed a toolkit for foodservice operators during COVID19.  Please click the links provided to access their guidelines. English https://www.wirestaurant.org/docs/default-source/wra/covid-19_help.pdf?sfvrsn=2608baec_2 Spanish https://www.wirestaurant.org/docs/default-source/wra/covid-19_help_spanish.pdf?sfvrsn=1cd3258e_2  

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