We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Savvy Caregiver Training Program

The Alzheimer’s Association is providing clinical-level training for family caregivers. Graduates from the program will have improved knowledge, skills, and outlook, skills to assess the abilities of their family member with dementia, confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals, and strategies to manage activities of daily living. The Savvy Caregiver Training Program provides over 12 […]

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Job Opening – Administrative Assistant (Marketing/Communications)

Administrative Assistant – Marketing/Communications – This position serves in an administrative support role and develops and coordinates marketing functions with Extension-Fond du Lac County UW-Division of Madison staff to achieve the Extension purpose “to teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.” […]

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Veggie Bites available at the local Farmers Market

Veggie Bites is a series of highlighted fruits, vegetables, and herbs offered weekly at the Fond du Lac Farmers Market. Veggies Bites include fun facts, history, harvesting, storage tips, and recipes. The Veggie Bites publications began in Polk County Extension. Amanda Miller, with help from Kelly Lamb, redesigned and expanded the publication series. Veggie Bites […]

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Motivating Farmers During 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 Agriculture is an industry known for hard work, resilience, strength, and supportive community.  However, farm families often experience many challenges such […]

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Fashion Revue 2019

4-H Fashion Revue Builds Life Skills for Youth

4-H members from Fond du Lac, Dodge, and Winnebago Counties participated in the Tri-County Fashion Revue on June 10 in Oshkosh. This event provides a place where youth can showcase their clothing, knitting and crocheting projects.  Youth gain some many life skills from this event.  Participants were graded on their garment, creativity and overall appearance […]

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2018 Annual Report

We touch the lives of many Fond du Lac County residents each day. Our 2018 annual report provides a look at just a few of the programs we offer and the people we’ve served.  

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Welcome, Katie!

We are pleased to introduce Katie Gindt as a new Administrative Assistant for Extension Fond du Lac County! Previously, Katie worked with Sophia Foundation and Moraine Park Technical College and lives in Fond du Lac with her boyfriend and two cats, Penny and Mitch. In her free time, Katie enjoys reading, gardening, video games, and […]

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