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Healthy Living with Diabetes Workshops

This proven workshop, designed for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their caregivers: Teaches skills to effectively manage or delay the onset of diabetes Can result in 25% improvement in your condition Can help minimize the adverse effects of diabetes Facilitated by two trained leaders 2.5 hours, once a week for six weeks […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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