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4-H Family Times April Newsletter

Highlights in the April Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  TLA Family Game Night, Spring 4-H Leaders Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, College Scholarships, Small Animal Fun Day, Swine Self ID, Sheep & Meat Goat Weigh In, Fashion Revue

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Flooding Resources

If flooding has affected you during this unseasonably warm time of melting, please use these available resources. Keeping Food Safe Before and After a Flood Reentering Your Flooded Home Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out Food Safety During an […]

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Registration Open for Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program

Looking for a free interactive, educational program for your child this summer? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to check out UW-Extension’s Junior Master Gardener (JMG) Program. It is a summer-long gardening/cooking program for youth, ages 8-12 years, that teaches them to “dig in the dirt”, care for plants, cook in the kitchen and […]

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Testing your Well Water

Using a groundwater model (which looks like an ant farm) is a great way to see how water moves through the system of surface water, bedrock, and into drinking water wells. See a time-elapse video of what can happen in 20 seconds! If you haven’t tested your water recently, it’s time! See where to get bottles […]

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Implementing the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

More local agencies and organizations are forming new programs based on the 8 dimensions of wellness model. The 8 dimensions include: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual. The overarching goal is wellness, which is not merely about the absence of illness or stress. The model, adopted by entities like SAMHSA (Substance Abuse […]

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Join Extension Fond du Lac County as a 4-H Program Coordinator!

UW-Madison, Division of Extension is the educational resource that helps the Wisconsin Idea become reality. Valuing leadership, relationship-building, and inclusion, the Division of Extension teaches, learns, leads, and serves the people of Wisconsin by connecting them with the University of Wisconsin research and resources. Located in all 72 counties of Wisconsin, the Division of Extension […]

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WI State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to be used during the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Applicants will be evaluated on involvement and leadership in dairy-related activities, […]

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4-H Family Times March Newsletter

Highlights in the March Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Summer Camp, 4-H Summer Internship, Spring 4-H Leaders Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, Junior Master Gardeners, Cell Phones at Meetings, Lemonade Day, Scholarships

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