Weekly Ag Email Newsletter Now Available

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. FDL County Ag Updates contains timely news for Dairy, Crops, Farm Management, Helpful Apps, and Upcoming Events. Need to catch up on previous newsletters? […]

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Considerations for Land Spreading Milk

With milk prices plunging lower and demand for dairy products declining because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some dairy processors do not have the storage capacity to take delivery of milk. As a result, some farms, including within Fond du Lac County, have been forced to dump milk into their manure storage facilities. There are several […]

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National Volunteer Week

April 19-25 is national volunteer week, a time to salute our volunteers and say thank you. Fond du Lac 4-H volunteers teach, serve as role models, plan and organize, advise, help raise funds, and are mentors so young people may have the best experiences possible.  Adult volunteers are essential to the 4-H program. They put […]

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How COVID-19 and Quarantine Complicate the Lives of Latino Immigrants

Diana is learning from Latinos Unidos en Fond du Lac how COVID-19 and quarantine complicate the lives of Latino immigrants in unique ways. Many are working in essential occupations like stone quarries, food manufacturing, and dairy farming. By continuing to work, they increase their likelihood of contracting the disease and spreading it to their families. […]

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Activities For Youth During ‘Safer At Home’

Ron Jakubisin, Positive Youth Development Educator The COVID19 ‘Safer At Home’ order caused everyone to scramble to figure out how to create order out of the chaos of no school, work-from-home offices, managing school requirements, and keeping youth engaged in a healthy productive way. Youth are now online learners getting their school work done however […]

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Upcoming FoodWIse Program

Miller submitted next year’s budget plan for the FoodWIse program. The FY21 program runs from October 1, 2020, to September 30, 2021. The program will bring $215,000 in staff, programs, and services dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Fond du Lac and Sheboygan County residents. The budget includes: 1 Nutrition Coordinator and 3 […]

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FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.)

FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.) The national program is leading a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process to revise/develop core competencies for program leaders, program supervisors, and nutrition educators called. The goal is to improve the staffing of SNAP-Ed programs across the country. DACUM is a commonly used process that […]

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Human Development and Relationships Responds with Resources

The UW Madison-Fond du Lac County Division of Extension -Human Development and Relationships area is responding with resources to aid individuals and families as they navigate circumstances affecting their lives resulting from the COVID 19 Pandemic.   Below is a snapshot of resources that can be found within the UW Madison Division of Extension ‘s  COVID19 Pandemic […]

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Mindful Money Moments

UW Mindful Money Moments: COVID-19 Financial Resources Tune in each week for Mindful Money Moments through UW Madison. In their first installment of UW Mindful Money Moments, Extension educator Chelsea Wunnicke walks through available financial resources and tips for maintaining your financial well-being during the COVID-19 crisis. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=626754537904536

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