Yia Xiong: October 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.   October 2019: Yia Xiong, elected leader of the Fond du Lac […]

FoodWIse Quick Tip Videos!

FoodWIse is excited to launch the release of quick tip videos, which are 30 seconds – 1 minute ‘how to’ videos on healthy drinks, healthy snacking, storing leftovers safely, understanding packaging dates, and remixing meals. The media is in English, Spanish, and Hmong and available via video, podcast or print. To view the videos, click […]

Dairy Management Tours for Youth

Youth enrolled in the 4-H Dairy Management Project have the opportunity to travel out of county to visit various dairy farms and businesses to learn about management practices and philosophies from those in the industry.  A very unique project specific to Fond du Lac County, this year members traveled to southeast WI to visit a […]

Equifax Data Breach Settlement: What You Should Know

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a consumer alert regarding the Equifax Data Breach.  In September 2017, Equifax announced a data breach, which affected the personal information of 147 million people.  Under a recent settlement filed, Equifax agreed to spend up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach. If you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

Lemonade Day Teaches Business Lessons

Eighteen (18) young people and their families participated in Lemonade Day by running four stands on Saturday, May 4. After planning and preparing since March, the kids were able to try out their recipes, menus, and customer service skills as they sold to real customers from Buttermilk Creek Park, Lakeside Park Lighthouse, Lakeside Park Playground, […]

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