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Friendship Area Water Sampling

Friendship Area Families with private drinking water wells tested their water in November 2018. There were only a few bacteria positive results, with no e. coli found, and only a few wells with nitrates in low levels. These results are typical for the Town and can be explained by the clay soils that help filter […]

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Club Officer Training 2018

4-H Family Times Dec/Jan Newsletter

Highlights in the December/January Family Times 4-H newsletter:  Creative Arts Festival, Giving Thanks, Executive Board, Annual Required Leader Training, Tractor & Machinery Safety    

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Spanish Dairy Worker Training

Employee training is essential for every business, including the dairy operation.  As dairy operations grown and become larger to meet the demand of an ever growing population, there is a need to high more skilled labor to conduct the everyday operations on a farm. One of those tasks include feeding the dairy herd. UW-Extension Dairy […]

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People of Color-Owned Businesses

A presentation about the impact of minority-owned businesses, what we know and don’t know about their work in WI, and why it matters. Diana Hammer and Tracey Robertson, Executive Director of Fit Oshkosh, presented this as part of Wisconsin Start Up Week – Appleton. Are you an entrepreneur of color? Connect with the Regional People […]

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Showcase Your Talent! 4-H Sponsors Creative Arts Festival

Fond du Lac County 4-H would like to invite you and your family to participate in this year’s Creative Arts Festival. The festival is an opportunity for youth and adults to share their talents with the community. The event takes place on Saturday, January 26th at UW-Fond du Lac. Registration is at 8 am and […]

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Empire Water Sampling 2018

Town of Empire residents tested their water in October 2018. Results were normal for the area, with 11 wells (15%) having higher nitrates, and no wells with elevated levels of pesticide components (atrazine) or arsenic. Here is the results presentation, (PDF, 4MB) including maps, guidance on how to treat contamination, and then prevent it from […]

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FOND DU LAC & WASHINGTON COUNTY POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT EXTENSION EDUCATOR

The Positive Youth Development Extension Educator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support: Thriving individuals and families Effective organizations; Healthy and vibrant communities Strong economies Click here to find out more about this […]

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Dairy and Livestock Agent, Tina Kohlman speaks at a presentation about motivational interviewing for farm succession

“Mission Possible: Motivational Interviewing for Farm Succession”

UW-Extension Fond du Lac County Dairy & Livestock Agent Tina Kohlman co-developed and co-presented “Mission Possible: Motivational Interviewing for Farm Succession” with Washington/Ozaukee Co Agriculture Educator Steph Plaster at the Wisconsin Farm Succession Professional Network’s annual meeting. The presentation was based on a workshop presented at the 2018 International Farm Transition Network Conference which educators […]

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4-H Family Times November 2018 Newsletter

Highlights in the November Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Club Officer Workshop, Annual Volunteer Training, Seeking Presenters for Family Learning Day, Winter Leadership Camp, Creative Arts Festival, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest  

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Participate in Wisconsin Startup Week!

November 5-11 is Wisconsin Startup Week. Entrepreneurs will be celebrated and have more opportunities to connect and learn. Browse the schedule of events in Fond du Lac here and see what is planned in other communities. If you have a business or want one, the first step to getting all the support and resources you […]

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