Urgent Request to Check for Recalled Salads

With another 84 patients confirmed and an eighth state involved, an outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to Fresh Express bagged salads sold by grocery stores is now being blamed for sickening restaurant patrons.Officials are reporting over 200  patients have been confirmed as infected by the Cyclospora parasite in the outbreak. The microscopic organism is often […]

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4-H Partners with Public Libraries

Monroe County Extension office has partnered with rural libraries Cashton, Kendall, Norwalk, Ontario, and Wilton. We will be providing six different science experiments, one per week throughout the summer. Materials can be picked up at the libraries and some of the materials can be found around the home. Instructions will be in the materials that […]

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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. To learn more about this […]

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Marketing Your Livestock Project: A Guide for Youth & Families

In Wisconsin, young people have the privilege of being able to raise and care for livestock through involvement in youth based organizations such as 4-H and FFA. The opportunity to learn about how they function, such as genetics, meat science, health and many others introduces youth to a number of essential skills that contribute to […]

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4-H Adventure Days

Are you ready for an adventure?  We are! On August 5th, we will be canoeing the Kickapoo from Wild Adventures to Wildcat Mountain followed by lunch, games, and an educational program. We will wrap up the day with dinner and a camp fire. The day starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. On […]

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Camp In A Box!

Since we can’t go to camp this year, we’re bringing a camp experience to you!!  Register your child(ren) to receive an interactive alternative to the traditional 4-H Upham Woods camping trip. July 22 – 24 virtual interaction option. Open to grades 3-8 as of the 2019 / 2020 school year.  Cost is only $10 per […]

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

Many farmers have already applied for the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) but if not and you still need some assistance, check out the following webpage assembled by Dr. Paul Mitchell, UW-Madison Agriculture Economics Specialist.  There are resources for all farmers, but detailed calculators for Dairy and Livestock farmers for determining inventories and calculating […]

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DATCP Announces Details for $50 Million Wisconsin Farm Support Program

Release Date: June 5, 2020 Media Contact: Grace Atherton, Communications Director, (608) 224-5020, grace.atherton@wisconsin.gov MADISON – Following extensive discussions with agricultural stakeholders, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is announcing the timeline and eligibility requirements of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program, which will provide $50 million in direct aid payments to […]

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Badger Crop Connect

This is a new crop production webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program for the 2020 growing season. Badger Crop Connect’s goal is to bring agronomists, crops consultants and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin. This bi-weekly webinar is planned to continue through September. Webinars will have CCA CEUs […]

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Money As You Grow

The Human Development and Relationships Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a new micro-learning video series: Money As You Grow book reads. You can find the first installment in this series here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/HDRInstitute/735746963631601/. Every Tuesday Human Development & Relations and Health & Well Being Educators are reading the books for which they developed […]

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