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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Toward a Stronger Nonprofit Sector

Research done by Madison Community Foundation and UW-Madison Extension Dane County highlights key strategies that could help strengthen the local nonprofit sector. Nonprofit organizations have become an essential component of community wellbeing and play a critical role in addressing societal challenges here in Dane County. But how are nonprofits themselves sustained and strengthened? This paper […]

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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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Pesticide Applicator Training Update- 10/15/21

Dane County Extension is working on details for Pesticide Applicator Training. With COVID-19 all certifications expiring in early 2021 or late 2020 were extended to December 31st, 2021, meaning there are near double the amount of people to certify. We will send out letters notifying you if your certification is expiring in December or early […]

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StrongBodies™ in Dane County

StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University and is aimed at mid-life and older women and men. The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include: increased muscle mass, strength and improved bone density as well as many more benefits physically and emotionally. The StrongBodies™ program includes progressive […]

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FOOD ACCESS RESOURCES

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 food. This document serves to collect information related to food access for Dane County Households. Emergency […]

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Dane County Extension Office Open to Public by Appointment

Due to office construction and the pandemic, our front counter is not currently open to the public. We can make arrangements to meet you at the office if there is anything you need. Call 608-224-3700 or email extension@countyofdane.com to schedule a meeting. Everyone is required to wear a mask and social distance when in Dane […]

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Dane County Plat Book

The 2020 plat book is the current version, plat books are updated approximately every 2 years, 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, […]

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