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Retirement Planning Today: Fall 2022

//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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2022 Dane County Master Gardener Plant Sale

The 2022 Dane County Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held Sunday, May 22nd. This sale includes hundred of perennials for shade or sun, native plants, vegetable and herb starts, annuals, house plants and more.  Plant Health Advisors and other master gardeners are on-hand to answer gardening questions from the public. The annual plant sale […]

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Now Available! 2022 Dane County Plat Book

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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Nonprofit Virtual Education Series: Tools of the Trade 2022

UW-Madison Extension Dane County will be holding four free virtual education sessions for nonprofit leaders this spring. These sessions are introductions to the topic and to tools that can be used in planning activities, initiatives, or programs. There will be time at each session for participants to share their own experience with each of the […]

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Learn about Nonprofit Board Development: New Video Launched

By law, every nonprofit organization is run by a Board of Directors. Boards can be composed of anywhere from 3 individuals on up. Nonprofit Executive Directors (even those who are founders) are staff to the organization. Boards set strategic direction, assure financial wellbeing of the organization, and attend to proper organization management. Learn about board […]

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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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2022 Pruning Workshop

Dane County Extension Horticulture Educator Lisa Johnson will hold a tree and shrub pruning workshop at the Dane County Extension Teaching Garden on March 19th 9:00am-12:00pm. There will be an indoor program on pruning how-to’s, then the class will go outside for a demonstration and hands-on pruning session on shrubs and trees. Wear your woolies […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference Materials Available

The 2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference is over but you can still take advantage of the conference materials. All video recordings, presentations, and handouts are available now for only $50 for all materials ($40 for FairShare Farms). Register here to receive all conference materials. This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants […]

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Carla Williams Joins Dane County Extension

Carla Williams is the new Communications Specialist for Extension Dane County. Carla provides digital media support and engagement. She is responsible for content development, communications planning, and marketing. Her experience includes market research and analytics, marketing strategy, as well as audio, video, and print production. Before joining Extension, Carla covered crime, court, and justice as […]

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Emily Randerson Joins Dane County Extension

On January 3rd, Emily Randerson began as a new Nutrition Educator for Dane County. Previous to this role, she was a club manager for Anytime Fitness in Madison for over two 2 years. In this role, she managed operations of the club and personally trained in a small group setting. Emily has a degree in […]

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