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Division of Extension’s Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak

With a “safer-at-home” order now in effect for all of Wisconsin, our staff is producing resources across our program areas to help those all over Wisconsin. We will collect and link these resources as they’re available. Tools for small businesses, farmers, and those looking for financial support have already been produced and given to educators […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: LIMITED OFFICE CAPACITY

The Extension Office of Pepin County will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Some Extension staff will be working remotely and many events and programming have been postponed.

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Pepin County Garden Contest

The Courier Wedge and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension announce the Pepin County Garden Contest! The contest is open to all residents of Pepin County. Enter in one of two divisions based on age: youth, 18 years and younger OR adult, 19 and older, and in one or both of two categories: 1. […]

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4-H Food Adventures in a Bag

This summer we are offering a bag full of fun and exciting activities for 4-H members. Hope you can join us for this 4-H Food Adventures in a Bag!  Within the bag you will find food activities, lessons, recipes, and food crafts for you to do. We are going to provide a gift card/funds so […]

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Unsolicited Seed or Other Packages

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has been notified that some Wisconsin residents have received unsolicited packages in the mail that appear to have originated from China. These packages may contain seeds or other small items (a piece of jewelry, face masks, etc.). ​In addition to the guidance below, consumers can […]

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Moving Forward during COVID-19: Deciding who, when, and how

“Quaranteam”?     “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are bubbling up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like childcare or respite care.   The decision to see others […]

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Buffalo/Pepin Teen Court Peer Judges Hearing Cases Virtually This Summer

Teen Court peer judges from Buffalo and Pepin Counties are still hearing cases virtually this summer via Zoom! During a virtual hearing, youth panelists listen to the youth offender and their parent/guardian, ask questions to learn more about the offense, and work together to assign sanctions, or consequences. Sanctions provided to teen offenders are designed […]

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in a Bag 2020

4-H Camp Kinnissippewa In A Bag contained all the materials for over 30 engaging learning activities that brought environmental education and nature science projects to young people! Check out photos from our 2020 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa campers and counselors:  

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