Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal

When you think “Thanksgiving”, what comes to mind?   Turkey!  According the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving. That number represents one-sixth of all the turkeys sold in the U.S. each year.  There are a few tips that will ensure that your holiday […]

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Upcoming Pesticide Application Training

To get certified or recertified in Wisconsin: Required: You must purchase the base training fee with manual (book). This is $30.00. Required: You must take and pass the certification test (General Farming, Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery). Training (optional): You can do 1 and 2 above (self-study) and pass the test getting at least […]

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Trabajadores de Producción Agrícola (Granjeros, Trabajadores de Granjas Lecheras y Otros Empleados Agrícolas) Elegibles Para Recibir La Vacuna COVID-19

A partir del 1 de marzo, algunos trabajadores esenciales de cara al público se volvieron elegibles para recibir la vacuna COVID-19. Esto incluye: Operadores del 911 Infraestructura comunitaria y de servicios públicos Tránsito público Cadena de suministro de alimentos Trabajadores de granjas lecheras, granjeros y otros empleados agrícolas Para obtener más información sobre los trabajadores […]

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Agricultural Production Workers (Farmers, Dairy Farm Workers, and Other Farm Employees) Eligible to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Starting March 1, some public facing essential workers became eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes: 911 operators Utility and community infrastructure Public transit Food supply chain Dairy farm workers, farmers, and other farm employees For more information about essential workers eligible to get the COVID19 vaccine, click here. On the Wisconsin Department of […]

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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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Simpson Street Free Press & Dane County UW-Extension

During the summer of 2018, Dane County UW-Extension will be hosting staff writers from the Simpson Street Free Press, a nonprofit newspaper and youth center that teaches critical thinking and writing skills in hopes of bridging Madison’s achievement gap. Learn more about the student writers and read the articles they have written in the sections below. Articles […]

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