2017 Polk County Fair Premium Book

2017 Polk County Fair Premium Book can now be viewed, downloaded and/or printed.  for those that may be missing pages you can view them and print them at your convenience.  If you are having trouble viewing please copy and paste the link and try a different browser.

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How Much is TOO Much Overindulging?

Black Friday shopping and Cyber Monday browsing may have many parents scrambling for Holiday gift ideas. While giving your child gifts during this time of year can be a way to connect and show you care – it is also important to ask, how much is enough? This week’s Parenthetical post discusses the effects overindulgence can […]

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NEW NAME FOR WNEP!!!!

Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences FoodWIse is  the 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 […]

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Adolescent Parenting Tool

HELLO PARENTS!!!!! Polk County UW Extension Family Living invites you to learn about Parenthetical, a blog, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens.  Contributors to Parenthetical are guest experts that are area educators, practitioners, authors, researchers and parents that offer a fresh voice for parents of teens and tweens. Parenthetical is a […]

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eParenting® High-Tech Kids?

For Parents of 9-14 Year Old Kids You know the appeal that technology holds for kids – cell phones, tablets, gaming, social media, and on and on! And no doubt, you’re aware of the negative impacts that technology can have on youth.  But what about the positive ways it can be used to support your […]

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Food Preservation Help

Are you in need of some help in canning various items or have you been canning and the recipe you are using is not quite the taste you are looking for?  We can help. The UW-Extension office has many publications that can be purchased or downloaded to your computer for easy reference.  All information for […]

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UW-Extension Publications

Are you needing some help with a project or just some new knowledge about something? Check out the UW-Extension Learning Store for just about anything you may want to know about.  Many of the publications are in PDF format and are viewable and can be downloaded to your own computer or printed if you prefer. The following […]

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