Javiera Gonzalez Joins Dane County Extension

We are excited to announce that Javiera Gonzalez has joined the Dane County Extension team. Javiera started on Monday, April 19th as the Bilingual Clerk. She will provide customer service and work closely with the educators on program planning and logistics. Javiera shared the following self-introduction: I was born in Santiago, Chile and I moved […]

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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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COVID-19 FOOD ACCESS RESOURCES

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the face of food access in Madison and Dane County. There are new challenges for individuals who historically have had low access to food. There are also emerging challenges for the broader community as citizens grapple with changes to the way they previously visited the grocery store and purchased […]

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John Lyle Memorial Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in the John Lyle Memorial Scholarship. Unfortunately we are unable to award scholarships this year due to a lack of available funds. We hope to offer scholarships again in 2022 or 2023. We appreciate your interest and wish you the best of luck in your future academic endeavors.  

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Dane County Extension Office closed to public due to COVID-19

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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Pesticide Applicator In-person Certification Testing Suspended – Certification Extended to December 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide applicator in-person certification testing until further notice. As a result, DATCP is extending current pesticide applicator certifications until December 31, 2021. Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31, 2020-November 30, 2021, can continue to operate […]

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Information for Immigrant Workers

Facts about Immigration and Public Benefits for Immigrant Workers María José Fuenzalida, Dane County Dairy & Livestock Educator, prepared a series of articles to educate immigrant workers about true facts related to the public charge rule and to provide information about health care options for members of the family, especially for children. For more information […]

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Datos sobre inmigración y beneficios públicos para los trabajadores inmigrantes

María José Fuenzalida, educadora lechera y ganadera del Condado de Dane, preparó una serie de artículos, el propósito de estos artículos es educar a los trabajadores inmigrantes sobre hechos reales relacionados con la regla de carga pública y brindar información sobre las opciones de atención médica para los miembros de la familia, especialmente para los […]

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