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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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RESOURCES FOR WISCONSIN FARMERS APPLYING FOR CFAP PAYMENTS

A variety of resources to help farmers (and those working with farmers) calculate their 2019 crop production to determine Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) direct payments from the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA). The materials focus on non-specialty crops such as corn, soybeans and oats with a Wisconsin focus, including eligible silage crops.

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2020 County Fair Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that we have to communicate that the 2020 County Fair has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the announcement from the Buffalo County Fair Association… For the second time since our fair’s conception, over 140 years ago, the Buffalo County Fair in Affiliation with Pepin County […]

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Virtual In-hand Trail Clinic

In-hand trail will be a new class at the 2021 4-H State Expo. The clinic will feature information, videos, tips, and a question and answer is session. If you’ve had an opportunity to meet Sara, you know that her teaching style is informative, fun, and personable.  Sara is a multi-carded judge and spends most of her summer judging various […]

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Schrauth Earns Statewide Teen Court Scholarship

Emma Schrauth, a member of the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court, will receive a statewide scholarship for her role in juvenile restorative justice.  Emma Schrauth is one of only two state 2020 award recipients from the Wisconsin Teen Court Association (WTCA). The WTCA Scholarship encourages new and long-term volunteer participation while encouraging ongoing education of youth […]

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Scientists Live! – Virtual Science Career Opportunity

Scientists Live is a virtual presentation series that gives high school aged youth (and interested 8th graders) an opportunity to meet real world scientists and learn a little about a wide variety of science-related careers!  Two scientists are being featured over the lunch hour every Tuesday and Thursday through May 2020; Thursdays only in June.  Each scientist gives a 12-minute […]

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Durand Teen Court Panelist Honored with $500 Scholarship

A Durand student and a member of the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court, will receive a scholarship for his role in juvenile restorative justice.  Ian Schneider is the annual recipient of the Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court Scholarship. To apply, applicants were asked to describe their role in their local Teen Court as what impact […]

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Heart of the Farm – Online Coffee Chats

Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will host a new online ‘Coffee Chats’ series in various locations, times and dates across the state starting May 12th, 2020. The conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women on various farm business topics.

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