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Dane County Accepting Applications for Two 2019 Partners in Equity Grant Programs

The Partners in Equity Grants (PIE) – Addressing Systematic Racial Inequities Community-based organizations can now apply for the Partners in Equity Grant and the Partners in Equity Food Project Grant programs. The Partners in Equity Grant Program supports Dane County-based community groups that propose to use funding to address systemic racial inequities in the criminal justice […]

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Food Biz Networking Workshop: How to Price Your Product

Food business entrepreneurs are invited to a networking workshop on Tuesday, Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Pasture and Plenty (2433 University Ave. in Madison). Peter Robertson, Chief Creative Officer for Tribe 9 Foods, Founder/Owner RPs Pasta will speak about how to price your food product. When pricing a product, it is important to […]

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Claudia Wiederholt joins Extension

Claudia Wiederholt is a Bilingual Spanish support staff for Extension Dane County. She was born in Mexico City and moved to Madison in February 2006. For the past 11 years Claudia served in the banking industry where she provided high quality public service. She lives in Madison and her volunteer community service is a very important part of […]

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Green Thumb Gardening Classes

The Green Thumb Gardening class series will give you the practical knowledge to keep your home garden thriving! University of Wisconsin Extension educators and local horticulture experts will provide in depth and accessible information for everyone from the novice to the experienced gardener. REGISTER NOW! In Spring 2019, classes will be held Thursday evenings,  Feb. 21st – […]

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Dane County Emergency Notification System – Are You Registered?

COUNTY OF DANE Department of Emergency Management JOE PARISI, County Executive       CHARLES A. TUBBS, SR., Director Dane County’s Emergency Notification System is used to alert people and provide important information during an emergency.  In the event of an emergency, officials can identify the affected area and send a message that describes the situation and recommends […]

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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

 Heavy rains and the flowing water that results can contaminate plants growing in the garden and create a food safety hazard. As floodwater moves into your garden, it can carry raw sewage overflow, farm and domestic animal waste, river or pond water, and agricultural run-off, all of which can be sources of human pathogens such […]

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New Videos on Parliamentary Procedure from the Local Government Center

Elected officials, appointed member of a local government unit, and facilitators of formal bodies that operate under Robert’s Rules of Order will find it essential to understand the nuances of parliamentary procedure. UW-Extension’s Local Government Center recently produced a series of brief videos that offer guidance on four critical and sometimes confusing topics related to parliamentary procedure including: Calling the Question […]

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John T Lyle Memorial Trust Fund Scholarship Recipients Announced for 2018

The following students have been selected to receive a scholarship from the John T. Lyle Memorial Trust Fund for the 2018-2019 school year. The scholarships are awarded annually to Dane County students who have a career goal in agriculture or a related field, exhibit a strong sense of community volunteerism and service, maintain high grades, […]

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