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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Hmong Institute: COVID 19 Resource line

Dane County Extension would like to share this resource from our friends at the Hmong Institute: COVID 19 Resource line. This resource line is set up to close the language barrier gap and provide bilingual and bicultural support to support Southeast Asian and other refugees in Wisconsin affected by COVID-19 to better access resources and […]

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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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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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Impact of Heat Stress in Cows

What is heat stress in dairy cattle? How can you best estimate the impact of heat on your cows? In this month’s Wisconsin Agriculturist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, Dane County UW Extension Dairy Educator Maria Jose Fuenzalida and UW-Madison Dairy Science Associate Professor Laura Hernandez discuss how mammary gland development is impacted during […]

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Extension tool helps families decide when to see other people safely

“Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are bubbling up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like childcare or respite care.   The decision to see others or […]

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New Online Pollinator Habitat Assessment Tool Available

You can help support insect pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, through habitat you provide on your property or in your gardens. Pollinators need shelter and food to thrive, but how do you know if your property is achieving this potential? To help promote local habitat for pollinators, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Gratton Lab in […]

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