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Pesticide Applicator Training Update- 10/15/21

Dane County Extension is working on details for Pesticide Applicator Training. With COVID-19 all certifications expiring in early 2021 or late 2020 were extended to December 31st, 2021, meaning there are near double the amount of people to certify. We will send out letters notifying you if your certification is expiring in December or early […]

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Regional Crops Educator Position Open

The Regional Crops Educator is an exciting new position in the UW-Madison Division of Extension, designed to meet the research-based educational and outreach needs of field and forage crop producers in counties and across the state. The Regional Crops Educator will be a leader in applying research findings and providing education and outreach efforts to […]

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Michelle Probst

Probst Moves into Dane County Natural Resources Role

Michelle Probst is the new Natural Resources Educator for UW-Madison Division of Extension in Dane County. In this role, she will support community organizations, committees and departments in informed decision making, strategic planning and their overall efforts to improve the environmental benefits and natural resource assets of the Dane County community. Michelle began working for […]

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Retirement Planning Today® – October, 2021

You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and save for your future. Now, there is a course that teaches how to keep more of what you earn and make your money work harder for you. This educational workshop is hosted by the Dane County UW-Extension Financial Education Center and the team of advisors at […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines: On your back-to-school checklist

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend everyone 12 years and older get the COVID-19 vaccination to protect against COVID-19. Children ages 12-17 are eligible to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Only 32.7% of 12–15-year-olds and 42% of 16-17-year-olds have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Gabriella Balza Joins Dane County Extension

Gabriella “Gabby” Balza is the new Associate Youth Development Educator with Dane County Extension. Prior to this role she worked as a Writers’ Room Program Coordinator with 826 Boston where she led programming focused on publishing and improving writing skills with high schoolers. Gabriella has experience collaborating with students to create after-school clubs, book publications […]

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StrongBodies™ in Dane County

StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University and is aimed at mid-life and older women and men. The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include: increased muscle mass, strength and improved bone density as well as many more benefits physically and emotionally. The StrongBodies™ program includes progressive […]

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