National Volunteer Week

April 17-23 was national volunteer week, a time to salute our volunteers and say thank you. Fond du Lac 4-H volunteers teach, plan and organize, advice, help raise funds and mentor young people, so they may have the best experiences possible.  Adult volunteers are essential to the 4-H program as they put 4-H’s learn-by-doing model […]


Lemonade Day

The Lemonade Day program is about more than just a Lemonade Day stand. In the Fond du Lac Area it is a community tradition that has taken place for the past seven years. Community engagement in sponsorship, volunteers serving on committees, schools, churches and youth-serving agencies ALL coming together to teach and encourage our youth […]

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Tractor Safety Certification Program April 6-May 1

Extension Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Washington, and Ozaukee Counties will be hosting a Tractor Safety Course for youth ages 12-16 years of age. The course includes eight (8) one-hour virtual meetings on Tuesday evenings (7 pm to 8 pm) and Saturday mornings (9 am to 10 am), April 8-May 1, with an in-person written and […]


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 […]


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 […]


State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships Available

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to third and fourth-year college students pursuing a dairy-related or food science degree at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Second-year students studying in a two-year program are also encouraged to apply. Scholarships will be awarded during the second semester of the 2020-21 school year. […]