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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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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Hiram, Angela, Bob

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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Cassi Worster

Welcome Cassi!

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our team! Please welcome Cassi Worster! I am the new Administrative Assistant/Marketing. I am a recent graduate with an associate’s degree in Digital Marketing. My background mainly consists of Administrative work, with the last 4 years focused on marketing and graphic design. I am thrilled to […]

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You’re Invited! Boss: The Black Experience in Business 

Join Extension to watch “Boss: The Black Experience in Business,” a Wisconsin Public TV documentary with the Regional People of Color Business Association on Wednesday, September 18, 6-8:30pm at THELMA Center for the Arts in Fond du Lac. The event – movie, dinner from Casa Del Tequila, and activities for children ages 10+ – is free! RSVP on […]

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pciture of Tina Kohlman, Fond du Lac County Dairy & Livestock Agent

Dairy Barn Hall of Fame Inductee

Extension Dairy & Livestock Agent Tina Kohlman was recently inducted in to the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Hall of Fame for her 19 years of service to the state fair Jr Dairy Show and her dedication to the dairy youth of Wisconsin. Kohlman began supporting the Jr Dairy Show in 2000, checking cattle at the […]

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The County Fair Learning Experience

The fair is a part of the learning process for youth as they complete their 4-H year.  It is more than just exhibiting something at the fair.  For the younger youth it is gaining confidence and self-esteem and good communication skills when he or she sits down for face to face judging for the first […]

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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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