2015 Extension Highlights Annual Report

  This report showcases some of the accomplishments of our County UW-Extension Educators during this past year.  Take a moment to look through this report to discover the broad range of programs that were conducted and how they have made a positive impact on peoples’ lives.  Through a partnership between Bayfield County and the University of […]

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Winter 2012-2013 HCE Newsbrief

Christmas is quickly approaching! It is the magical time of the year when everyone is so busy with decorating, shopping, baking and writing Christmas cards. Sometimes we expect so much of ourselves and others that we lose track of our real mission.

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Fall HCE Newsbrief

I hope this newsletter finds you enjoying the last days of summer and looking forward to the change of seasons. As usual, the Bayfield County HCE fall calendar is full of opportunities to learn and gather.

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Selling Home-Canned Foods: Do It Safe, Do It Legal

To process most foods in Wisconsin for sale, you must be licensed.  This requirement provides assurance to you and your customers that the food that you process is safe and wholesome.  A law passed in 2009, Wisconsin Act 101 (the Pickle Bill), allows you to sell some home-canned foods without a license under certain circumstances.  […]

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Active Parenting and Parenting Wisely – Parenting Skills for Today’s Families

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension offers the following video-based programs in Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron Counties for both individual & group parenting education. All programs are included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices. Additional parenting and relationship education options are also available. Contact us for more information

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Strengthening Families Program available to area organizations and groups

Parents, are you worried about the changes your children are going through in middle school and how to stay involved with your youth? Kids, do you want to have fun with your family?   The six-week Strengthening Families Program is designed for parents and their youth age 10-14.  The sessions are designed to strengthen parenting skills, […]

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Free Financial Coaching

Need help stretching those dollars? UW-Extension offers free financial coaching for Bayfield County residents. Financial coaches are Family Living Educators or trained volunteers who can help families set financial goals, create a monthly budget, reduce debt, and gain financial stability. If you’re interested in financial coaching, contact Bayfield County UW-Extension at 715-373-6104 ext 252

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Dealing With A Drop In Income

Sometimes a household’s income drops suddenly because of a job layoff, an illness or death, or a divorce. It’s natural to feel shocked or panicked or to want to ignore the situation.  Whatever the cause, the best thing you can do is to figure out if your new income covers all of your current expenses. […]

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