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Be a Master Gardener! General training begins next week!

What is the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program? The UW-Extension Master Gardener Program provides horticultural training to adults who, in turn, volunteer with projects that benefit their local community or County Extension Office. How do I become a Certified Master Gardener? Participate in the 13-session General Master Gardener Training Course (36 hours), pass the open-book […]


FREE Tax Assistance

Waushara County residents should call 1-800-660-5430 to schedule and in-person tax appointment at the CAPsell Center at 205 E. Main Street in Wautoma. You can also file for free at MyFreeTaxes.com. Federal and State tax filing is available at no charge for households with annual income below $64,000.



Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing […]

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The New 2016 Plat Book is Here

Waushara County Land Atlas & Plat Books are available at the UW-Extension Office and several other county locations for $30.  Platbooks are a convenient reference for local governments, businesses, and the general public. Proceeds go to Waushara County 4-H help fund various 4-H programs. Waushara County platbooks are published every three years. To purchase a plat […]


Are you a farmer or a food entrepreneur?

GRANT PROGRAMS AND FINANCIAL OPTIONS FOR FARMERS & FOOD ENTREPRENEURS ARE YOU LOOKING FOR WAYS TO DEVELOP YOUR INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right for you. This workshop will discuss ways to plan your project and strengthen your application. […]


Raising a Thinking Child offered at Riverview Elementary

RAISING A THINKING CHILD WORKSHOP Words that parents and caregivers use with children help children think and independently solve problems. Children need to practice thinking of alternatives and developing their problem solving skills. Parents of children ages 4-7 and other caregivers will be introduced to these skills at the Raising a Thinking Child Workshop. Parents […]

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How do you TAP INTO IT?

HELP US TELL OUR STORY BY SHARING YOURS. Got a minute? Use it to tell us how the people and programs of UW Colleges or UW Extension have helped you learn, grow or succeed. Nearly 200,000 Wisconsinites tap into UW Colleges and Extension resources every day. Each one has a story—about a class that opened […]

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Cooking for One or Two at the Patterson Memorial Library

Eating out or buying pre-made meals is so easy to do, especially when you are just one person! Cooking at home, however, has many different health benefits to it. At this presentation, you will learn how to cut down on recipes, have “planned-overs,” make one dish wonders, and also be able to practice these new […]