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Climate Disruption, Agriculture and Crop Insurance: What are the Connections?

Climate disruption is a crisis that according to best scientific evidence suggests the need for farmers and ranchers to explore increasing risks to both the yields and prices of the products they produce. Though there are many ways to reduce these risks, subsidized federal crop insurance remains a critical tool for some protection. This webinar […]

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Focus on Forage

WEDNESDAYS 12:30 PM TO 1:30 PM Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. Webinar speakers will include former World Forage Superbowl farmer winners, forage industry experts, Extension Educators, and Nutrient and Pest Management Outreach Specialists. Pre-registration is required […]

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Coffee Chats

2nd Mondays – December 2020 through March 2021 @ 10am – 11am Find out more and register at:  fyi.extension.wisc.edu/heartofthefarm January 11th – Tax Preparation Issues and Concerns:  Speaker Gary Sipioski, Owner Gary Sipiorski Consulting, LLC February 8th – How to Read and Understand Your Milk Check:  Speaker Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis and […]

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In Person Program Approval Form

Updated 1/5/2021 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 […]

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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 8/6/2020 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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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT)

Updated 11/30/2020 The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be giving certification extensions for those certifications that have expired.  Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31, 2020-November 30, 2021, can continue to operate as a certified pesticide applicator until December […]

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4-H Online Enrollment is Now Open!

4-H Online 2.0 is finally official! This has been a roller coaster as there was some hiccups in the new system which set us back from an enrolment date. I am sending this email out early as you will not be able to access the system until October 1st. The link below will take you […]

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Clover College Project Boxes

Clover college is going to look a little different this year but it will still be jam packed with all the fun! This year instead meeting in person, even though we wish we were, we will be holding a virtual project box Clover College. Similar to the normal program youth will get to choose the […]

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Fall Forum Regestraion

Below is the information for Fall Forum Registration. We are so excited to announce the registration for Fall Forum.     Fall Forum is a fun learning opportunity for leaders, adult volunteers and staff!  This year we are excited to have Jennifer Sirangelo, National 4-H Council President and CEO join us Friday evening and be our […]

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