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2020 Tough Talk: Difficult Conversations, COVID-19, and Taxes

This year has brought many challenges and surprises to farmers and agriculture professionals across Wisconsin.  Join us as we wrap up the year with “2020 Tough Talk: Difficult Conversations, COVID-19, and Taxes”, the final webinar in the “Fall 2020 Farm Management Update Series”.  This session will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 10. […]

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Thanksgiving Celebrations

Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these CDC tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer. The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is to celebrate with people in your household. If you do plan to spend Thanksgiving with people outside […]

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Rent Smart

Participants in Rent Smart will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants Participants must complete all 6 modules to earn the Rent […]

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Veterans Day

Here is a short video in honor of Veterans Day.  Thank you to all who have served our great Country.

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Virtual Meats Judging Contest

The 2020 Wisconsin 4-H Virtual Meats Judging Contest will be held on Sunday, November 22nd, from 2:30 – 6 p.m. This virtual contest will test the knowledge of youth in placement of carcass and retail cut classes, carcass grading, and retail cut identification. No cost to enter! Registration open to all youth including 4-H and […]

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New Traditions for the Holidays

Feelings of grief and loss can be particularly strong around the holidays. The drastic changes to our routine, traditions, and way of life we’ve experienced due to COVID-19 add another layer to grief and loss. Join Health and Well-Being educators Debbie Moellendorf and Selena Freimark for an interactive, virtual presentation where you’ll learn about common […]

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New Plat Books – Coming in Fall of 2021

The 4-H Leaders Association will be updating the plat book and will release the new version in September 2021.  The current version is dated 2019 from Mapping Solutions.  Books can be purchased at the Extension Office, Register of Deeds and the Local History Room. Thank you for your support.

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Get a Flu Shot

Fall is here! Time to drink apple cider, carve pumpkins, and go leaf-jumping. It’s also time for you and your family to get vaccinated against the flu. Click on Monroe County Flu Shot Clinics to find a time and location that works in your schedule. General Information:  Being protected against flu through vaccination is important […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter Series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s statewide online ‘Coffee Chat’ Fall/Winter program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through March 2021. The Heart of the Farm-Women […]

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