Charter Videos

Charters are challenging. Lucky Eileen Van Dyk, 4-H Program Educator in Polk and St. Croix Counties has created a couple of videos to help walk you through process. As you fill out the charter check out these videos. First Four Pages of the Charter   Viewers will learn how to complete the first four pages […]

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Cloverbud and Explorer Judging Schedule for the Jackson County Fair

Cloverbud and Explorers! Below you will find the judging schedules for each project along with the letters. If you are not interested in doing in person judging but still want to have your projects judges please drop off your project during exhibit drop off and fill out the Cloverbud Fair Project Questions sheet. This will help […]

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In Person Program Approval Form

Updated 7/8/21 Guidance through 3/31 Spring (April 1-May 31st) Summer (Starts June 1st) July 8th Update Max total Participants Indoors: 10 or fewer at any time regardless of room size Outdoors: 50 or fewer Indoors: up to 50 total participants of 30% of  room occupancy (whichever is smaller) podding for groups over 20 Outdoors: up […]

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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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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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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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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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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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