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Food Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

Many people are struggling to afford the food they need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Across Wisconsin and the nation, many households have lost some or all of their regular income. Others have lost access to usual sources of food, such as school meals and senior meal programs.  The information below provides information about […]

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4-H Programming Postponed

Updated 7/10/2020 In Person Programming Check out the post about it here. Email From State Leadership Sent on 6/2/2020 Dear 4-H members, families, & volunteers – This has been a year unlike anything we’ve seen. And, while Wisconsin has done a good job of limiting the spread of COVID-19 in many communities, the virus is […]

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In Person Program Approval Form

4-H Volunteers, I wanted to start this by some COVID-19 updates.  As you know, the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension has made it clear that virtual programming and meetings is the preferred mode for now.  With that in mind, they have also said that if a club, group or staff member would like […]

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Jackson County 4-H Fair Participants

This Letter has been sent out via 4-H Online to all Jackson County 4-H Members on 6/30/2020. Information included in it is subject to change, please email Andrea with questions regarding this subject andrea.rippley@wisc.edu Jackson County 4-H Members,   I wanted to give everyone an update on Fairs and our participation in them as 4-H […]

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4-H Online 2.0

I am sure many of you know the frustration that is 4H Online. It is difficult to use, out dated and many of the features it has are not available to us. This year Wisconsin 4-H is receiving an update on 4H Online, 4-H Online 2.0! In August 21,2020 all of our County’s 4H Online […]

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FREE COVID-19 TESTING

FREE COVID-19 Community Testing Will Be In Jackson and Trempealeau Counties! Drive-thru or walk-up testing will be available for ANY Wisconsin resident with ANY symptom of Covid-19. Symptoms of COVID-19: Fever Diarrhea Cough Nausea Shortness of breath Vomiting Sore throat Fatigue Headaches Body or muscle aches Loss of taste Loss of smell A Nasal Swab […]

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BADGER CROP CONNECT

  Badger Crop Connect May 20, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Register by 5:00 PM on May 19: https://go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 Badger Crop Connect is a new webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program to bring farmers and agronomists timely crop updates for the state of Wisconsin. This will be a bi-weekly webinar […]

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ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS (EIDL)

  UPDATE: Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) emergency loans open to farmers starting May 4, 11 am – and only open to farmers The Small Business Administration (SBA) was given direction in the CARES Act to modify their loan program for economic injury disaster loans (EIDL) to offer loans of up to $2 million and […]

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Passion for Pork

DATCP, Pork Association partner on ‘Passion for Pork’ initiative Release Date: May 1, 2020 Media Contacts: Keri Retallick, Wisconsin Pork Association Executive Vice President, (608) 778-7250 Rick Hummell, DATCP Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041 MADISON – The Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) have joined forces […]

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PAYCHECK PROTECTION PLAN

Paycheck Protection Plan Clarified!  $1,000,000 revenue cap is gone! Finally, we are getting clarification about the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) from the Treasury Department.  The following link goes to a posting from the Treasury Department clarifying what businesses qualify for the PPP.  Farms and businesses of all sizes are encouraged to apply.  See details in […]

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