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Fond du Lac County Clean Sweep 2017

Many common items such as automotive products, household cleaners, pesticides and home improvement products are hazardous when used, stored or disposed of improperly. We all end up breathing chemicals burned in a barrel and waste in a landfill can seep into our water supply.  The damage can be life-threatening.  The clean sweep event is a […]

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Waupun Area Water Sampling Opportunity

Waupun Area Families with private drinking water wells are invited to sample drinking water with Rock River Intermediate School and UW-Extension. View Details & Secure Registration Options through Eventbrite Reasons to Test Through This Program: Understand Risk: Testing reveals what, if any, contaminants are in your drinking Your Children’s Health: Kids, especially babies and pregnant […]

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2017 Day in the Garden

The Day in the Garden is an annual event presented by the Fond du Lac County Master Gardener Association. Celebrate the coming of Spring! Enjoy a variety of speakers, have lunch, browse vendors and participate in the raffle and silent auction. Have a great time with other gardeners! See 2017 Day in the Garden brochure for further […]

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Shedding Light on Teen Smoking

I was a freshman in high school when I tried my first cigarette. My friend and I had convinced an older kid to buy us a pack of Marlboro 100’s. We parked ourselves in a secluded spot near our school, pulled out a lighter we had bought at a gas station and lit one up. […]

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4-H Ag/Animal Science Extension Youth Internship

A youth internship is being offered to an individual with experience in 4-H and youth agricultural programs and knowledge of Wisconsin Youth Agricultural activities. A qualified candidate should be self-motivated and have strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills in addition to being detail orientated. The 4-H Ag/Animal Science Intern will work with the supervisor to coordinate […]

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4-H Family Times February 2017 Newsletter

Highlights in the February Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  4-H Hall of Fame, Basketball Tournament, Lemonade Day, Celebrate CommUNITY, WOW statements, Tack Swap, Meat Animal Project Meeting, Dairy Judging Night of Learning, Small Animal Project Meeting, Art Beat

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Tax credits a help to state’s working families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children […]

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Check your free credit report to build financial security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Are you among the thousands of Wisconsin residents who didn’t get around to checking their credit report last year? Turn that around by signing up for UW-Extension’s free “Check Your Credit Report Campaign” […]

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Tractor Safety Training Offered in Dodge County

Register for the Youth Farm Tractor and Equipment Operations Safety Training program. Classroom dates are Saturdays – January 14,  January 21 and January 28. Program includes classroom instruction and a practical test and is held only once a year at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 E. Oak Street, Juneau. Fill out registration form and […]

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Agricultural Needs Assessment Survey

This survey was created by Dr. Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing, the new UW-Extension (UWEX) Crops & Soils Area Agent whose position is split 50:50 between Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties, and by Amanda Young, the new UWEX Dairy & Livestock Agent located in Dodge County. In order to help us provide useful and effective programming, it […]

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