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The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is Offering $1,000 Scholarships

Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Additional scholarships will be available to high school seniors planning to pursue a dairy-related or food science degree at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities or students studying in a two-year, technical school program related to […]

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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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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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Manure Management and Water Quality

This series of maps and images (PDF, 9874 KB) shows: Examples of karts features (like sinkholes) that make surface water and groundwater in Fond du Lac County particularly vulnerable to contamination from field runoff, leaking septic systems, and over-applied lawn and garden chemicals. Regulations and rules that farmers follow when land applying manure, whey, or […]

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2014 Annual Report

We  teach, learn, lead, and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.   2014 Annual Report

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Latino Family Group Interviews

The most recent census recorded a 123% increase in the Latino population in Fond du Lac County between 2000 and 2010. In an effort to learn more about these newcomers, Fond du Lac County held five structured conversations with about 50 Latino residents in the winter of 2012. The results are presented in this Latino […]

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2013 Annual Report

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.      2013 Annual Report 

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Safe Preserving: So You Got A Deer

For many people in Wisconsin, fall means deer season, this can be bow season or gun-deer season. The University of Wisconsin Extension has several resources to help hunters, and their families, safely prepare and preserve venison once a deer is harvested. For more details go to: So You Got A Deer    

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Affordable Care Act – Local Enrollment Assistance Available

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The law puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over four years and beyond. The official consumer website for enrollment services is: The Wisconsin Enrollment Directory (October 2013) was created to help individuals in Wisconsin make appropriate referrals for […]

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New Living Well Fond du Lac Web Site

The Healthy Fond du Lac County 2020 Steering Committee is proud to introduce its new Living Well Fond du Lac web site: – providing up-to-date health and wellness-related information from trusted, local healthcare experts.  Important health & wellness information is only a click away!   What Does the Site Feature? Important topics related to […]