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Keep Summer Healthy and Food-Safe!

Keep Summer Healthy and Food-Safe!

Keep summer healthy and food-safe! Contact Angela Flickinger, 608-757-5689, angela.flickinger@ces.uwex.edu Rock County, Wis.–Whether you’re enjoying a picnic, a cookout or simply a meal on the back deck, eating outdoors is a highlight of the summer season for most of us. But warmer weather can also set the stage for foodborne illness when foods are cooked […]

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July/August 2014 Cloverpatch

July/August 2014 Cloverpatch

Two months of 4-H news packed into one newsletter! Make sure to check here first for fair information and more! Cloverpatch JulyAug 2014

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UW-Extension is Hiring for Farm to School!

UW-Extension is Hiring for Farm to School!

Join the Rock County Farm to School Effort as an AmeriCorps Farm to School Member! UW-Extension and the Rock County Farm to School Coalition is looking for two part-time AmeriCorps Farm to School members for the 2014-2015 school year to help increase food security and create a happier, healthier community in Rock County. The Community […]

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Tips for Food-Safe Grilling

Tips for Food-Safe Grilling

Grilling season is shifting into high gear as many people enjoy Wisconsin’s all-too-short summer by cooking meals outdoors. When you’re grilling out, keep in mind that foodborne illness peaks in the summer, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. She offers these tips to help you keep the grilling season food-safe. Wash your […]

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Research: Teenage brains inclined to risk-taking

Research: Teenage brains inclined to risk-taking

Parents, if your teen sometimes engages in risky behaviors that seem hard to fathom, take heart. According to a University of Wisconsin-Extension/UW-Madison teen specialist, teenagers are physically, socially and emotionally programmed for behavior that people in other stages of life might find perplexing. “A better understanding of the teenage brain helps to explain this,” says […]

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