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4-H Programming Postponed

Updated 3/30/2020 As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community and your county have been keeping a close eye on developments around the novel corona virus COVID-19. Due to the possibility and risk of infection, the UW Madison, Division of Extension is requiring our State and County sponsored, as well as, volunteer-led […]

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**New for 2020 at the Spaulding Road Community Garden**

Raised Bed Installation Program   The community garden was honored to receive grants from both Theisen’s and the Lunda Charitable Trust for garden improvements. The grants, along with a generous donation in memory of former garden member Russ Sheppard, will be utilized to build raised beds throughout the garden. In recent years several garden plots […]

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Guide to Healthy Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many drinks have extra sugar.  They may offer little or no nutrients. Use this guide to help you make healthy choices: FW-10.18-7-Healthy Drinks_V6B FW-01.19-5-Healthy Drinks_SPANISH

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Food Pantries in the Jackson County Area

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: Jackson County Food Pantry […]

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Social Distancing Friendly Youth Activities

One thing Extension does best is sharing! Here is a place to find links for activities that are happening  around the state well still practicing social distancing! Name of Event/ Resource Description/Date Where to Find it Collecting Eggs/Hatching/Candling March 18th @ 7:30 PM https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/701282437 Baby Rabbit Care and Handling March 21st @ 7:30 pm https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/221743665 Starting […]

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July 4-H Town Hall Zoom

The state 4-H Office wants to reach out to the Wisconsin 4-H Volunteer  population and have a conversation! These are new this year and they happen quarterly during the year. I have the dates in the upcoming events calendar.  I want to encourage participation and with internet connection being low in Jackson County I plan […]

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April VIP and Annual Leaders Training

Mark your calendars for April 11th from 9-11:30 am at the Jack Pine Conference Room for the Annual Leaders/VIP Training. This year the training will be the VIP lesson with the updates on insurance that we have received from Madison. Even if you have attended VIP in the past you are encouraged to attend this […]

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Call for 2020 4-H Hall of Fame Nominations

This year’s laureates will be inducted into the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame during Fall Forum, date and location TBA.  The forms linked below are identical, simply in different formats (print out and fill in by hand if you cannot fill out electronically). There were many great stories shared by laureates during last year’s ceremony and while we are […]

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