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July 1 Changes to Credit Reports and Credit Scores 

Amy Mangan-Fischer, Human Development & Relationships Educator Staying on top of what’s in your credit report can help you spot errors and possible instances of identity theft. Additionally, a positive credit history helps you access housing and financial products, and to get the best interest rate when applying for loans, insurance, and more. On July […]

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Fond du Lac County 4-H LEGO Club Wraps Up First Year

Tracy Keifenheim, 4-H Program Educator The Fond du Lac County 4-H LEGO Club has been meeting monthly since September. Youth leaders Makayla and Noah have been putting together meeting agendas, topics to be covered, and discussing presentation styles and facilitation skills. Youth members consist of youth from kindergarten through junior high school. The club held […]

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4-H Cloverbud Day Camp 2022

Makayla Stommel, Fond du Lac County 4-H Summer Intern This year 4-H is offering three Cloverbud Day Camps to youth who have completed Kindergarten – 2nd grade and the first one was held on Wednesday, June 29. It was an “Out of this World” experience! Youth leaders and two volunteer leaders helped plan this day […]

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Rural Farmers Markets Promote Food Security

Amanda Miller, FoodWIse Coordinator, Health & Well-Being Educator According to the most recent county health assessment, 7% of Fond du Lac County residents live in a food desert area and have limited access to healthy foods. Food deserts are urban areas in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh foods. Many people […]

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Hoof health starts with the heifer

Tina Kohlman, Regional Extension Dairy Educator Hoof health is essential for not only the overall health of the animal, but also for her welfare. Digital dermatitis (DD), or hairy heel warts, is an extremely painful condition for dairy cattle, reducing her ability to walk to and from the milking parlor, or to the feed bunk. […]

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Cloverbud wearing a tie-dyed shirt, a blue hat, and yellow shoes showing their Monster kite they made.

4-H Cloverbud Day Camp 2022

This year 4-H is offering three Cloverbud Day Camps to youth who have completed Kindergarten – 2nd grade and the first one was held on Wednesday, June 29. It was an “Out of this World” experience! Youth leaders and two volunteer leaders helped plan this day camp to make it a success! The youth leaders […]

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Best overall project diplayed by mebers in a green shirt and a gray shirt.

Fond du Lac County 4-H LEGO Club

This year for the first time ever LEGO Club had a LEGO Masters Building Competition on their last meeting of the year. Youth had to complete a build relating to the theme of a park in one hour. Some of the builds included campgrounds and water parks. The youth were then judged on their builds […]

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4-H member with reddish blonde hair wearing a light blue flowered dress being congratulated by the Fairest of the the Fair who has red hair and is wearing a black flowered dress .

Bacon is Better 4-H Foods Revue

This year the 2022 Foods Revue was held on June 21 and the special ingredient was bacon! There were seven youth who showed off their yummy bacon recipes with ages ranging from a cloverbud to 8th grade. Youth who participate in the Food Revue learn many life skills. Skills include preparing their food and how […]

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4-H Day Camps Offered

Cloverbud Day Camp – Out of this World, Fun on the Farm, Outdoor Survival Where: UWO Fond du Lac Campus *Fun on the Farm will be held at a farm not UW When: Wednesday, June 29, July 27, August 17, 9 am-3 pm Who: Youth who have completed grades Kindergarten-2nd Cost: $10/day or $25 for […]

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