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Farm Bill ARC/PLC Informational Meeting

UW-Madison Extension will be offering a Farm Bill ARC/PLC informational meeting on January 24th, 10:00 AM on the UW-Oshkosh at Fond du Lac campus in room AE 205-206. The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced signup is underway for the PLC and ARC Program election. The FSA offices administer the program signup and have announced […]

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WHBY Interview on Black Business Owners Speak – Podcast

This summer Extension partnered with Fit Oshkosh to interview 48 African American business owners in Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Outagamie, and Brown Counties. Extension’s Diana Hammer of Extension as well as FITOshkosh’s Rajon Hall and Tracey Robertson discuss their findings on Fresh Take with WHBY’s  Josh Dukelow. (40:16) Researching Support for Black Biz-Owners Reporting Names, […]

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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is a national campaign to help end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. It includes a variety of programs designed to teach parents and caregivers of young children, with limited food budgets, to shop for and cook healthy meals. The Fond du Lac/Sheboygan FoodWIse team was selected to […]

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Organizing Your Finances

Ever feel like you’re drowning in paperwork? Think about how you manage money, pay bills, and store documents. What’s working and what isn’t? Keep it Simple A simple system that fits a busy schedule is the one that works best. Do you have a way to: Keep important papers safe? Pay bills on time? Find […]

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Going Solo in Laconia

Three classes at Laconia High School in Rosendale participated in the business simulation game Going Solo. Through the game, in which groups compete in an imaginary jewelry business, students learn pricing, fixed costs, variable costs, contribution margin, and how to cope with elements of chance typical of a real business environment. During the two days, […]

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Mark Your Calendars for Saturday, February 22nd

Looking for something to do on a winter Saturday? Family Learning Day has something for everyone in your family. This event is a workshop style where youth can pick different inactive sessions throughout the day to attend. Youth can attend one session or sign up for all four sessions. The event will be held on […]

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Your Social Media Resource for Food Safety

FoodWIse’s goal is to advance healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and healthy community environments through nutrition education at the individual, community, and systems level. There are a lot of nutrition resources out there and a lot of ways in which to share this information, including the use of social media. Fond du Lac Extension’s Marketing […]

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4-H Family Times December-January Newsletter

Highlights for the December-January Family Times 4-H Newsletter include Annual Leaders Banquet recap, newly elected Leaders Association Board Members, WI 4-H License plates, Fall Forum recap, being a host family Q&A’s, risk management reminders, Arts Festival date announced, and Wisconsin Honey Queen welcome.

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A Time of Change

“Change isn’t optional.  Change comes to us, no matter how much we resist.  Sometimes we chase it. Sometimes we avoid it.  But it still comes.  That is the nature of life.”  -Lee H. Baucom As agriculture professionals, making recommendations to farmers and then to have those recommend adopted and implemented by our farm families is […]

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