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Awesome Apples!

Awesome Apples!

PRESERVING THE FALL HARVEST  After this class, you take home your finished products of spiced appled rings and apple pie filling! Date:  September 6, 2014, 9-12 a.m. Cost:  $7.00 (all supplies provided) Where:  Lodi High School Food Lab Below are links for more information and a registration form: Awesome Apples Registration Fill-in Form (registration deadline August […]

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Columbia County Barn Quilts

Columbia County Barn Quilts

Barn Quilts of Columbia County is a project of the Columbia County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) and Columbia County UW-Extension.  The mission is to celebrate the agricultural heritage of our county through the warmth and beauty of quilting art.  The Barn Quilts Trail will provide you with a list of locations and quilt patterns.  […]

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Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn

  Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest Lunch & Learn Series at UW-Extension Columbia County Office Join others at the Columbia County Annex, 120 W. Conant Street, Portage, from 12 noon-1:00 p.m. to learn about food safety and food preservation topics. Distance-learning sessions will include the ability to ask questions of food safety and food preservation experts from […]

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Affordable Care Act

Looking for information about the Affordable Care Act? Find resources and a link to enroll at the Health Insurance Marketplace with a few easy clicks. What is the Affordable Care Act?  Click here to learn more.

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2012 Columbia County Plat Book

2012 Columbia County Plat Book

$28.00 per book, plus an additional $2.75 per book for shipping.   Please mail a check for $30.75 made payable to Columbia County UW-Extension to Joyce Dunbar, Columbia County UW-Extension, 120 West Conant Drive, Suite 201, Portage, WI 53901.  If you are a governmental agency, you may send an email to Joyce (link below) and request plat […]

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Welcome to Columbia County UW-Extension!

Welcome to Columbia County UW-Extension!

            About UW-Extension     With an office in every Wisconsin county, Cooperative Extension develops practical educational programs tailored to local needs and based on university knowledge and research. County-based Extension educators are University of Wisconsin faculty and staff who are experts in agriculture and agribusiness, community and economic development, natural resources, family living, nutrition, and […]

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Companion Planting

Companion Planting

Three Sisters Garden In a Three Sisters garden, beans, corn, and squash help each other grow.   Beans have tiny bacteria living on their roots that help absorb nitrogen from the air and soil.  Nitrogen helps corn grow strong and tall. Corn provides support for beans by acting like a beanpole. The large, prickly squash […]

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Columbia County Local Foods

Columbia County Local Foods

  (last updated 7/6/12) Click on the Brochure to see Farmers Market locations, Food Resources, and more 2012 Columbia County Local Food Guide (PDF, 2 pages, 307 KB) 2012 Columbia County Local Foods Collaborative Brochure  (PDF, 2 pages, 4.03 MB) 2012 Columbia County Local Foods Resources  (PDF, 3 pages, 134 KB) Also visit the Wisconsin Local Food network […]

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