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Paid Someone You Think Is A Scammer?

Scammers can be very convincing.  You need to stay up to date with ideas about recognizing and avoiding scams. They call, email, and send text messages trying to get our money or personal information. They often target specific communities, including Latinos, and frequently use scare tactics. And, unfortunately, they’re good at what they do. So […]

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Pesticide Application Training and Testing Scheduled

After the temporary changes to pesticide applicator certification requirements due to COVID-19, applicators will need full certification for 2022. This year the program will include online as well as in-person training. All testing will need to be completed in-person at an Extension location no matter which training you select. UW Pesticide Applicator Program has scheduled […]

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Enroll in the New 4-H Year Today!

4-H Online 2.0 for Families– Enroll NOW! 4-H Online 2.0 is the online enrollment and registration system for Wisconsin 4-H. This is where you enter family and individual information that is used by your county and the state 4-H offices to  manage and record your participation in the 4-H Youth Development program. 4-H Online – […]

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Bauer and Sandberg have much success at 4-H District Gymkhana

Hannah Bauer of Pepin County 4-H and Emma Sandberg of Buffalo County 4-H, competed in the Western Wisconsin 4-H District Gymkhana show in Ellsworth, WI on Saturday August 21, 2021.  Gymkhana is a day event comprising of games on horseback. Pepin and Buffalo County 4-H is so proud of their hard work and happy for […]

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A Wisconsin Idea Win-Win

Pepin County is on Wisconsin’s western border along the Mississippi River, but it recently got a lot closer to Madison. The picturesque county partnered with UW-Madison on its UniverCity Year program, in which UW reaches out to help solve problems in communities around the state. In Pepin County, 186 students, faculty, and staff from six UW schools and colleges participated in 25 projects. From tourism marketing to educational analysis to stormwater mitigation and wastewater treatment, classes and faculty researched problems and helped point the way to solutions.

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4-H Featured on Hidden Brain Podcast!

Published on August 17, 2021 by Luisa K. Gerasimo Two Cloverbuds play together at a 4-H Day Camp held at the Farmer’s Market in Menomonie, Wisconsin in 2019. This month on the Hidden Brain Podcast, in a segment on “cultivating purpose,” Dr. Anthony Burrow, who researches self-direction and the sense of purpose we may have (or not have), gave […]

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Celebrating Seasonality: Wisconsin-Grown Recipes for the Early Childhood Setting

Published on August 11, 2021 by EMILY D LATHAM Rooted and Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems at UW-Madison are excited to announce the publication of Celebrating Seasonality: Wisconsin-Grown Recipes for the Early Childhood Setting. This brand-new guide features 12 child-friendly recipes for ECE sites and spotlights Wisconsin-grown fruits and vegetables. These easy and delicious recipes are designed to use […]

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