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Dairy Situation & Outlook

Milk production after running below year ago levels from January through June was 0.5% above a year ago in July and 1.6% in August. Fourteen of the 24 reporting states had higher August milk production than a year ago. The increase in milk production was due to more milk cows and improved milk per cow. […]

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FoodWIse Program Hiring Nutrition Educator

The Fond du Lac/Sheboygan FoodWIse program is currently hiring an 80% full-time Nutrition Educator to serve in Fond du Lac County. FoodWIse is a federally funded nutrition education program that aims to advance healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and healthy community environments for individuals and families with limited incomes through nutrition education at the individual, […]

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Fundraising Learning Series for Nonprofits

Wisconsin Nonprofits Connect to Learn is a new program designed to support nonprofit professionals and those who run community organizations on some of the topics most important to achieving their mission. The second mini-course of the series, “Fundraising and Donor Relations,” begins October 12 and registrations are currently open. One of the unique features of […]

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Small Savings Build Big Dreams

When should you start saving for your child’s post high school education? While it’s never too late to start saving, the answer is the sooner the better! Research shows that even having as little as $1 to $500 set aside for future education, encourages a child to do better in high school, makes them three […]

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Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 2-8

National 4-H Week is the first full week in October, during which millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country celebrate everything 4-H. Area 4-H clubs observed National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and highlighted the remarkable 4-H youth in our community who work […]

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Dairy Situation & Outlook:  August 2022

Bob Cropp | Professor Emeritus & Retired Extension Specialist | UW Madison Extension Milk prices are moving lower. The Class III price peaked in May at $25.21, fell to $22.52 by July and August will be around $20.  The Class IV price peaked in June at $25.83, declined to $25.79 in July and August will […]

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Planning AHEAD Now Offered to Fond du Lac County Residents via Zoom

What’s the average American’s life expectancy? Take your guess… According to the CDC, in 2018 life expectancy for women was 81.2 years and 76.2 years for men. Now few of us want to think about the end of our life, let alone plan for it. However, having your financial and health information organized and your […]

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Learning about Health and Nutrition from Fond du Lac County Community Members

The most recent census data indicates a significant growth in the Black/African American population in Fond du Lac County. To better understand how to respond to the needs of Black/African American community members, FoodWIse partnered with UW-Madison Population Health, Fond du Lac Public Health, and the United Way to host community-wide focus groups. Each focus […]

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