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2019 Wisconsin Regional Waterhemp Workshops

Has waterhemp become a problematic weed species in your farms or your clients’ operations? Would you like to learn more about the biology and how to manage this troublesome weed species in alfalfa, corn and/or soybeans? If so, please join one of the four “2019 Wisconsin Regional Waterhemp Workshops” to be held by UW-Madison Extension […]

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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County February 17th marks National Random Acts of Kindness Day and the beginning of Random Acts of Kindness Week. Researchers have found that our own wellbeing and happiness increase when we perform random acts of kindness for others. We […]

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Caregiving

Caregiving by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County According to an AARP survey, more than 70 percent of people over 50 plan to “age in place,” or stay in their homes or communities (2014). Rodney Harrell, director of AARP’s Livable Communities program explains, “Across the country, people are getting older, […]

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Certified Public Manager Program

Executive Writing Workshop Strengthen your ability to write business materials, learn techniques to increase efficiency as well as many more useful skills at the February 15th workshop. Click Executive Writing Workshop to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training

Kaitlyn Lance, La Crosse County UW-Extension’s Agriculture Educator, will be offering face to face YQCA trainings this spring, March 12 and April 16. The trainings will be held at the Bangor High School from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  YQCA is required for all youth animal exhibitors wishing to participate in the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair. […]

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Heart Health

Heart Health by Heather Quackenboss, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension La Crosse County About $1 in $6 US healthcare dollars is spent on cardiovascular disease each year. It’s the most costly condition in America. When you factor in lost productivity, the CDC estimates heart disease and stroke costs our country more than $320 billion a year. […]

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