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Advance Child Tax Credit

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes. The ACTC is an advance payment of half of the expanded child tax credit (CTC) made available under […]

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Building Knowledge About Wisconsin’s Cover Crops: A Data Collection Project

BUILDING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT WISCONSIN’S COVER CROPS: A DATA COLLECTION PROJECT UW-Madison researchers are continuing and expand a project that started in 2020 to help advance cover crop use in Wisconsin. They are looking for farmers to share information about the use of cover crops on their farms.  Participants fill out a very simple survey and […]

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Monroe County Fair

Come see what the Monroe County Fair has to offer!  We have talented youth, live music, a car show, carnival rides and so much more.  For a complete listing of activities go to: monroecountyfairwi.com.

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture “Coffee Chats”

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday July 12th at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through August 2021 and again from November 2021-March 2022. The […]

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2021 UW Cover Crop Plot Tour

A group of farmers from southern Wisconsin recently asked whether they could visit our cover crop research plots at Arlington Agricultural Research Station; our answer was: “absolutely; and why not partner up with other UW Extension colleagues and also invite our clientele from other parts of the state?!” Event Description: Join us on July 01 from 1:00 p.m. […]

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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Cel-Liberation Day, or the Black Fourth of July, is an American Holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865. On that day in history, the Texan slaves found out they were freed by the Emancipation Proclamation two and a half years after it happened. The 200,000 Texan slaves were […]

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Juneteenth Virtual Precollege and College Fair

On Wednesday, June 16 at 10am, The College Station in partnership with Kujichagulia Madison and Seein’ Is Believin’ will host the 2021 Juneteenth Virtual Precollege and College Fair. Students and families are invited to this free event to explore precollege opportunities, the college admissions process, and scholarship opportunities available at Wisconsin 2-year and 4-year Public and […]

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Get Back to More of What You’ve Been Missing

The Division of Extension Institute of Health & Well-Being is hosting a virtual town hall for youth, families, and community-based service agencies and organizations about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 and older. Join us on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 7 to 8 p.m. Register to attend at: https://go.wisc.edu/r5h6n2. You can submit your […]

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Canned Items Recalled for Food Safety Risk

Randall Foods Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio has expanded its recall of certain jarred beans under the “Hurst’s” Brand because of manufacturing deviations that may pose a potential health risk. The recall already includes 1.6 million cases of glass jars. Included in the expanded recall are an additional 437 cases of jarred Great Northern Beans sold under the Hurst’s brand […]

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Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (FEED) Project

Learn tips for starting or expanding a successful food business from Wisconsin-based specialists and entrepreneurs! This no-cost series of online trainings is for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin. Stay tuned for Spanish-language only sessions on cooperatives and shared-used kitchens! Starting a Farm or Home-Based Food Business Monday, June […]

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