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Extension statement on shooting of Jacob Blake

The UW-Madison Division of Extension is deeply saddened about the senseless violence directed toward Jacob Blake and his family in Kenosha. This is another display of unnecessary police force that makes our communities less safe. This is yet another preventable action that undermines the connectedness and cohesiveness of our communities. Extension strongly condemns all forms […]

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Dane County Extension Office is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Extension staff are working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 virus is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread of the virus via protective measures. We are following best practices and the latest policy guidelines […]

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COVID-19 and Extension Resources

Public Health Madison/Dane County COVID Resources – Public Health Madison/Dane County has the latest announcements and really helpful information and links to the CDC and other resources on this page. Extension Specific Resources Dane County Extension is closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on our community and our Extension programming. We are following the […]

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Watch the video: Interview with Dr. María José Fuenzalida

Join us as Dr.María José Fuenzalida explains her new factsheet entitled, “Impact of Heat Stress in mammary gland development and health in dairy cows” This interview conducted by Heather Schlesser with the Marathon County Extension office highlights the main takeaways of the new factsheet. You can find the factsheet here: Dairy Extension Resources Printable factsheet […]

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Safe Preserving Tips in the time of COVID-19

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family. Use recipes that are up to date. Some canning recommendations have changed […]

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Juntos Program

University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Positive Youth Development Institute is excited to offer the Juntos Program to Wisconsin families this fall. Juntos, which means “together” in Spanish, seeks to engage Latino middle and high school students and their parents in a series of workshops focused on education. The Juntos Program is an opportunity for families to […]

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Election Inspector Basics Training Webinar

Originally from 3/26/20 This webinar gives an in-depth overview on how to train election workers in Wisconsin. The requirements to become a poll worker as well as an election inspector are given, followed by the roles and responsibilities of each position. This webinar also goes through what will happen on an actual election day in […]

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Voter Registration Assistance

Originally from 6/16/20 This webinar goes through the basics of registering to vote in Wisconsin, while also addressing challenges and barriers to voting throughout the state. The presenters then move into an in-depth discussion of MyVote.com, Wisconsin’s primary website for voting needs, and clarify what documents are needed to register to vote and what to […]

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Upcoming Local Government Programs September-October 2020

UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education announces statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Madison Division of Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education programs. Information about UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education and its programming […]

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The 2020 Dane County Plat Book is still available

The book offers detailed information about county roads, rural land ownership, parks and outdoor recreation opportunities. Additionally, the book details land ownership, approximate parcel size, and county and town roads. It also shows the locations of Dane County parks, publicly owned lands, churches, schools, cemeteries and municipal halls. Other unique features of the book include […]

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Save the Date – Edible Startup Summit November 9-10, 2020

Register through Eventbrite here: Edible Startup Summit 2020  The Edible Startup Summit is a two-day virtual training program to provide you with the knowledge and connections to launch your food business. Hear from successful food entrepreneurs and business development experts about various aspects of building a sustainable food business. You’ll learn about trends in the food […]

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APUNTE LA FECHA: EDIBLE START UP SUMMIT del 9 al 10 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2020

Edible Startup Summit es un programa virtual de capacitación de dos días que le brindará los conocimientos y las conexiones para iniciar su negocio de alimentos. Escuche hablar a emprendedores de alimentos exitosos y expertos en desarrollo de negocios sobre diversos aspectos del desarrollo de un negocio de alimentos sostenible. Inscríbete Aquí: Edible Startup Summit 2020  Si […]

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