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Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is impacting households, communities, and businesses. A new national survey shows that 1 in 5 households in the US have already had their income cut or stopped altogether. The frequently asked questions below highlight some common financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The answer to each […]

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Food Resources during COVID-19

The Fond du Lac Food Providers Group has created a web page of Fond du Lac County food resources during COVID-19.  It is to help consolidate the numerous emails and social media posts from individual food pantries, schools, and organizations into one main resource. The web page includes information for local residents, including information on […]

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Meeting Tomorrow’s Feeding Challenges Today

The 2019 growing and harvest season will go down in the history books as the most challenging one in memory. Alfalfa winterkill, record precipitation, below normal temperatures, delayed planting, excessive mud, and brutal harvest conditions made for a difficult year for farmers and custom business owners who work with farmers. The effects of Mother Nature […]

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Virtual Creative Arts Festival

Creative Arts Festival is an opportunity for local youth to share their talents with the community. Categories include music, drama, dance, public speaking, demonstrations, arts and crafts, photography, writing, drawing and more! The event will take place on Saturday, March 28th but will have a slight twist this year.  The event usually takes place in […]

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Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce Board

Diana met with the Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce Board to teach them about the responsibilities of board members, including setting a vision and long-term strategy for the organization.   This type of group planning can be useful in a crisis but is not advisable during a crisis. If you have a COVID-19 related challenge […]

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Office Operations March 2020

As a Division of UW-Madison, Extension is following the lead of UW-Madison leadership in responding to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, in conjunction with public health and county officials. The latest guidance from UW-Madison and local government is to limit on-site work in addition to postponing events. This guidance is in reaction to a worldwide event […]

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March and April 2020 Cancellations

As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community and our county have been keeping a close eye on developments around the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Due to the possibility and risk of infection, we are requiring our volunteer clubs and associations to cancel or postpone upcoming events that: Expect to draw more than […]

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Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Orientation Meeting Cancelled

 **CANCELLED**CANCELLED**CANCELLED Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Orientation Meeting Monday, March 16, 2020 **CANCELLED** As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community, UW-Oshkosh Fond du Lac Campus, and our county, have been keeping a close eye on developments around the novel coronavirus COVID-19. At this point in time, UW- Madison Extension […]

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Day in the Garden Cancelled

It is with sincere and deep regret that the Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association’s Spring garden conference “A Day in the Garden” 2020 has been cancelled. The directive from Extension and UW Madison is as follows: As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community have been keeping a close eye […]

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4-H Family Times March Newsletter

Highlights for the March Family Times 4-H Newsletter include: Summer Camp, Lemonade Day, Spring 4-H Leader Meeting, Super Craft Saturday, 4-H Food Stand Sign Up, Scholarship Info, Creative Arts Fest, Fashion Revue, Junior Master Gardeners, Shooting Sports, and the Basketball Tournament.

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