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Upham Woods Neighborhood Camp

One camp offered three days! Activities will include canoeing and hiking Blackhawk Island, archery and a Scoots, Scales & Skins program. This camp is open to youth grades 3 and up. Cost is $25 per person, up to 50 participants per date. Saturday, June 12, 2021 – register by 6/1/2021 Saturday, June 26, 2021 – […]

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WYLP – Animal Science Educational Programs

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), affiliated with the UW Madison Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, and the Division of Extension are excited to offer these educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  Last session is listed below. May 13, 2021, 7 p.m. – Virtual This session is […]

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2021 Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification

The Tractor and Machinery Certification/Training program has been available for many years to 14 and 15 year old youth wishing to operate tractors and farm machinery for non-related parties (for hire). In addition, Wisconsin Law (Act 455) requires any child under the age of 16 (minimum 12 years of age) who operates a farm tractor […]

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Badger Crop Connect

The Badger Crop Connect series is returning for 2021, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CCA and CEUs are available. Register for the spring 2021 sessions at: https://go.wisc.edu/bccspring2021. Upcoming webinars: May 12: Corn and Insect Update – Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Extension Corn Specialist & Bryan Jensen, UW-Madison Extension Crop Entomologist […]

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month across the globe! Although mental health is crucial the whole year through, every May we take time to highlight the vital importance of mental health in every aspect of our lives and our communities. According to Mental Health America, while 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during […]

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Unsafe to Can Tree Sap at Home

If you have been scrolling the internet of late you might have noticed that some companies are touting the reported health benefits of drinking tree sap. Some ads suggest that drinking tree sap or ‘tree water’ is a natural way to hydrate. Regardless of whether drinking tree sap is a ‘natural way to hydrate’, canning tree […]

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Community Project Opportunity

The Monroe County Invasive Species Working Group (MCISWG) is a partnership of agencies, tribes and private citizens with a mission to help manage invasive species and educate Monroe County residents. Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant of wetlands, it is not native to Wisconsin, or the US. Once it gets going can quickly dominate our […]

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2021 Summer Assistant Position

We’re looking for an awesome person who is a self starter and likes working with Monroe County youth, partners, and volunteers! SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is designed to aid County Extension staff during the busy summer months. The Extension Summer Assistant will increase his/her knowledge of youth development programs, community partnerships, volunteer development, the […]

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I-29 Moo University

The I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host its seventh annual Dairy Beef Short Course March 23. This year the educational opportunity will be offered as a webinar rather than face-to-face due to the COVID-19 situation. The event is geared toward producers and industry involved in dairy beef production but is open to the public. “The […]

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Pasture Weed Management

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock to farm management resources. Sessions run through April 2021. See a full list of topics and register at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch. UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Feeder […]

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