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VITA Site- Richard Dilley Tax Center

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing. Have your taxes (including Homestead) prepared for FREE at the Richard Dilley Tax Center, a partnership with Dane County UW Extension, City of Madison, […]

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Dane County 2023 PIE Food Project Grants

The Tamara D. Grigsby Office for Equity and Inclusion (OEI), in partnership with the Dane County Food Council, is pleased to announce the sixth annual Partners in Equity (PIE) Food Project Grants for Dane County organizations.

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De-icing Salts Damage Soils, Plants and Water

January 23 begins Salt Awareness week. With the recent snowfall, you may be using de-icing salt products to keep driveways and sidewalks clear. Excess de-icing salts can damage soils, plants and water sources. It just takes one teaspoon of salt in a five-gallon bucket of water before it starts to create problems. It also is […]

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Career Opportunity! Office Operations Associate

The Office Operations Associate is an integral member of the Dane County FoodWIse team and provides administrative and data entry support for the team. You will work closely with the Dane County FoodWIse Administrator and educators in support of delivering nutrition education programming. Responsibilities include: Schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and […]

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Register Now For The Raising WI Children Conference!

The Raising Wisconsin’s Children Conference is a free online conference for parents and caregivers of children providing supportive, practical parenting and child development information. Please click the link to register and see the schedule of speakers and topics. https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-wisconsins-children-2023-conference/

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Wisconsin Agriculture Water Quality Webinar Series

The UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Agriculture Water Quality Program is hosting a biweekly webinar series in early 2023 on important factors impacting ground and surface water quality. The winter webinar series is supported by Wisconsin Farmers Union. Each webinar will be an hour, starting at 11:00am, and will have one continuing education credit for certified […]

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Cut and Carry Mulch Systems

Tony Ends of Scotch Hill Farm in Broadhead, WI will describe findings from two SARE Farmer Rancher grants comparing switchgrass and small grains mulch for vegetable transplants. He will also discuss systems for transplanting into unrolled round bales of those mulches. See event here.

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Protect trees and shrubs from winter wildlife damage

If your ground has not frozen yet, it is not too late to put protective fencing around trees and shrubs that often experience damage from deer, rabbit, vole, or mouse feeding over winter. Fruit trees, crab apples, burning bush, forsythia, dwarf Korean lilac, shrub hibiscus, low-growing junipers, and arborvitaes are among the plants that are […]

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