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4-H e-Learning Opportunities You Can Do at Home!

Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to join us! Please note that once you click on the link, it will direct you to download and run […]

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Dry Cow Management for Successful Lactation

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension will offer a program for agribusiness professionals to provide information about best practices during the dry/transition period. The program will be offered as a three-part webinar series on Thursdays, May 28, June 4, and June 11, 2020. The transition from late gestation to early lactation is challenging for […]

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Extension Green County Welcomes Hannah McMunn!

Hannah McMunn is the new Health and Well-Being Educator with Extension in Green and Lafayette Counties. She grew up in Verona, WI and graduated from Verona Area High School in 2011. She pursued her undergraduate degree in Education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Hannah then went on to pursue her Master’s Degree in Public […]

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Badger Crop Connect

BADGER CROP CONNECT May 20, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Register by 5:00 PM on May 19: https://go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 Badger Crop Connect is a new webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program to bring farmers and agronomists timely crop updates for the state of Wisconsin. This will be a bi-weekly webinar starting […]

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COVID 19 – Heart of the Farm- Coffee Chats

  LOCAL COFFEE CHATS TO BE OFFERED   NEW! South Central Wisconsin will be a host to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture’s new online ‘Coffee Chats’ weekly series starting Wednesday, May 20th – Wednesday, June 3, 7-8p.m. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an […]

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Passion for Pork Program

Media Contacts: Keri Retallick, Wisconsin Pork Association Executive Vice President, (608) 778-7250 Rick Hummell, DATCP Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041 MADISON – The Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) have joined forces to start a new program connecting Wisconsin pork producers to local meat processors, consumers […]

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Managing The Surplus: Strategies for Reducing Milk Production

To support producers and industry professionals with decision-making regarding recent production restrictions placed on some dairy producers, University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension will be offering a Strategies to Reduce Milk Production webinar on May 6, 2020. Due to the recent reduction in dairy product demand, some dairy processors have instructed their dairy […]

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Considerations for Landspreading Milk Webinar

Plan to participate in the Landspreading Milk Webinar on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.  Register by 4:30 pm, April 6 at https://go.wisc.edu/6mca3r . Some Wisconsin dairy farms have been asked by their processors to withhold delivery of milk, resulting in the need for milk or milk/manure mixtures to be applied to cropland. […]

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COVID-19: Local Government Resources

Need some assistance running an open meeting while “social distancing”? The Office of Open Government in the Wisconsin Department of Justice issued two advisories in March 2020 indicating that governmental bodies may meet remotely during the COVID-19 public health emergency and still comply with the open meetings law. The March 16 advisory states that “governmental […]

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COVID-19: Other Resources

Below are other helpful resources to access during the Coronavirus pandemic: Child Care Resources: Connecting Essential Workforce Families to Child Care Tips for Parents Using Child Care During Covid-19 Financial Resources: Many people have had their incomes reduced or cut altogether. The Division of Extension put together this guide to deal with it. How to deal with common […]

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COVID-19 Food Shopping Guidelines

Do you find yourself needing to tighten your budget during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Do you wonder how to determine the best purchase for your money?  Are you looking for different meal and snack ideas to use? A number of good websites have information posted for our use: Using coupons and looking for the best price […]

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