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COVID-19 vaccine

On March 1, 2021, some food supply chain workers became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine: Agricultural production workers, such as farm owners and other farm employees. Critical workers who provide on-site support to multiple agricultural operations, such as livestock breeding and insemination providers, farm labor contractors, crop support providers, and livestock veterinarians. Food production workers, […]

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Focus on Forage

WEDNESDAYS 12:30 PM TO 1:30 PM Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. Webinar speakers will include former World Forage Superbowl farmer winners, forage industry experts, Extension Educators, and Nutrient and Pest Management Outreach Specialists. Pre-registration is required […]

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Coffee Chats

2nd Mondays – December 2020 through March 2021 @ 10am – 11am Find out more and register at:  fyi.extension.wisc.edu/heartofthefarm January 11th – Tax Preparation Issues and Concerns:  Speaker Gary Sipioski, Owner Gary Sipiorski Consulting, LLC February 8th – How to Read and Understand Your Milk Check:  Speaker Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis and […]

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In Person Approval Form

Updated 9/17/2020 4-H Volunteers, I wanted to start this by some COVID-19 updates.  As you know, the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension has made it clear that virtual programming and meetings is the preferred mode for now.  With that in mind, they have also said that if a club, group or staff member […]

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Food Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

Many people are struggling to afford the food they need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Across Wisconsin and the nation, many households have lost some or all of their regular income. Others have lost access to usual sources of food, such as school meals and senior meal programs.  The information below provides information about […]

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COVID-19 Child and Family Resources

If you are looking for ideas for your children please check out some of these great resources from here in Wisconsin and around the country!   Extension has a great landing page for resources during this time.  This page is for families but there are a number of other great resources here as well. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/covid19/category/topics/families/ Fun […]

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Resources for Family Resilience During Stressful Times – Recursos de la Familia

Resources for Family Resilience During Stressful Times – Recursos de la Familia Particularly Helpful Family Resilience Resources During Times of Stress – Recursos de la Familia Parenting, Step Parenting, Caregiving and Family Relationships Across the Lifespan, English and Espanol https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/ Parenting Future Readers in English and Espanol https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/parenting-future-readers/ Co-Parents and Couples https://www.fcs.uga.edu/nermen/hrmet-modules-manage Stepfamilies https://www.stepfamilies.info/educational-resources/quick-step-guides/ Grandparents […]

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4-H Programming Postponed

Updated 8/6/2020 In-person Approval Form Visit this link to see the full update on in-person meetings here. Email From State Leadership Sent on 6/2/2020 Dear 4-H members, families, & volunteers – This has been a year unlike anything we’ve seen. And, while Wisconsin has done a good job of limiting the spread of COVID-19 in […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT)

Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Updated 11/30/2020 The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be giving certification extensions for those certifications that have expired.  Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31, 2020-November 30, 2021, can continue to operate as a certified […]

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4-H Online Enrollment is Now Open!

4-H Online 2.0 is finally official! This has been a roller coaster as there was some hiccups in the new system which set us back from an enrolment date. I am sending this email out early as you will not be able to access the system until October 1st. The link below will take you […]

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Clover College Project Boxes

Clover college is going to look a little different this year but it will still be jam packed with all the fun! This year instead meeting in person, even though we wish we were, we will be holding a virtual project box Clover College. Similar to the normal program youth will get to choose the […]

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National 4-H Week

Join the fun with the National 4-H Activities we will be doing this year! Have you marked your calendars for National 4-H Week?!?! October 4-10th we will have activities throughout the week to celebrate! Check out the Events below! BINGO! Get involved in a whole week of BINGO! 3 numbers will be announced each day! Download […]

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