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Un poco de cariño ayuda mucho

La empatía en los niños está vinculada a la habilidad de desarrollar relaciones más fuertes. Las relaciones fuertes ayudan a una persona a sentirse feliz. Enseñar a los niños a preocuparse por los demás es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a ser felices cuando sean mayores. Hay una variedad de estrategias para […]

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A Little Caring Goes a Long Way

Empathy in children is linked to stronger relationship skills. Strong relationships help a person feel happy. Teaching children to care for others is a great way to help children be happy when they are older. There are a variety of strategies to build empathy in children. Empathy is the ability to understand and share someone else’s […]

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Reyes and Rabadán: September 2019 Podcast Guests

On the 4th Wednesday of each month since January 2018, Ebony Vision, The Humanity Project: Telling the Untold Story, Diana Hammer of Extension Fond du Lac County, and Bob Hoffmaster of KFIZ radio, collaborate to air a segment about race in Fond du Lac. September 2019: On September 25, 2019, Angela Reyes and Hiram Rabadán, two […]

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4-H Family Times October Newsletter

Highlights include for the 4-H Family Times October Newsletter: Citizenship Washington Trip, Space Camp, Volunteer Registration, Fall FOrum Date, Fall Paper Clover Campaign, American Honey Queen VIsit, Wisconsin State Horse Expo, 4-H Horse Leader Conference Information, Dairy Bowl Workshop, Upcoming programs and service opportunities at the Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit, and Discovery […]

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Mission Possible: Motivational Interviewing for Moving Farm Families Forward

Motivational interviewing encourages one to help individuals discover their interest in change and making a change in their lives, farm business, and/or production practices.  It is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change.  It is designed for a consultant or service provider to explore the farmers’ own reasons […]

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Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 6-12

The anticipation is building for National 4-H Week, during which millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni across the country will be celebrating everything 4-H. Area 4-H clubs will observe National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in our community […]

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Conversations on Race: Podcasts

On the 4th Wednesday of each month since January 2018, Diana has collaborated with Ebony Vision, The Humanity Project: Telling the Untold Story, and Bob Hoffmaster of KFIZ radio (AM 1450) to do a 20-minute segment about race. Asian, African-American, & Latinx guests share with Bob and Diana, who are white, their experiences growing up, […]

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Do You Know How Long Information Can Appear in Your Credit Report?

Do You Know How Long Information Can Appear in Your Credit Report? The UW “Check Your Free Credit Report” Campaign conducts an annual yearend survey of participants. In 2018, 35% of respondents reported knowing very little or nothing about how long information stays in a report. It can be helpful to understand what types of […]

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The Junior Master Gardener Program

Research shows that there are numerous health, nutrition, social, emotional, and academic benefits to gardening with young children. This may be the reason for the popularity and longevity of the Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program in Fond du Lac County, which has been around for 20+ years. JMG is a great example of a county […]

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Registration Open for Pest Management Update Meeting – Nov 7

Pest Management Update Meeting Thursday, November 7, 2019 |  9 am—12 pm Fond du Lac Campus, UW-Oshkosh | 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac | Room UC-113/114 Presentations on pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers are Mark Renz and Rodrigo Werle, weed scientists, Damon Smith, plant pathologist, and Bryan Jensen, entomologist. 3.0 […]

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