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Strengthening Families Programing

An enjoyable and educational program for families with youth ages 10-14. Proven to keep your family heading forward together. All kinds of families are invited—single-parent, two-parent, foster, adopted, blended, step, and grandparents raising grandchildren. Who is this program for?  Families with children age 10-14 in or near Adams County, Wisconsin. What is this program about?  Families practice […]

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Starting a Business/Enhancing Your Existing Business Seminar Series

Owning a business is the dream of many Americans…starting that business converts your dream into reality. But, there is a gap between your dream and reality that can only be filled with careful planning. As a business owner, you will need a plan to avoid pitfalls, to achieve your goals and to build a profitable […]

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2018 Edible Food Start-Up

There is a great event that is taking place at the UW-Extension Office this month. We are highlighting local and edible food start-up opportunities. If you or others you know may be interested in attending this event. Please note that students are welcome to attend and there is a reduced cost if they attend.  The […]

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Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers attracts a variety of people. Some want to start small market gardens while others see this as a part-time job on a few acres. Other participants aspire to grow 10 or more acres of vegetables for retail and wholesale markets. The grower instructors, whose farms range in scale and […]

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Agronomy Update 2018

Announcing the 2018 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Agronomy The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2018. Joe Lauer, Shawn Conley, and Rodrigo Werle will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, […]

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Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip Burns and Blisters Wild parsnip is among the rapidly increasing invasive weeds in many areas of Wisconsin. We see wild parsnip growing up in the roadsides and in other uncultivated areas above other grass and roadside plants. Wild parsnip is a yellow-green, tall plant that grows up to around five feet tall. Wild […]

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StrongWomen Exercise Program

12-week Strength Training Program StrongWomen is a 12-week exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women. Research shows that this program improves bone density, reduces falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility and strength. Classes are led by certified StrongWomen trainer Dawn Stone. Adams classes are held Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:00-8:50 a.m. for 12 weeks at the Adams Community Center. Register […]

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Be Healthy Adams County Survey

We would like your input to improve the health and wellness in Adams County! Be Healthy Adams County is a team working to address needs related to physical activity and nutrition.  In order for us to meet the needs of the county, we need your input!  Please complete a less than 10 minute survey at […]

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