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NEW PROGRAM FOR PARENTS – PARENT CONNECT!

To provide support for families, UW Madison Division of Extension’s Human Development and Relationships Educators are working together to offer “The Parent Connect” a virtual education opportunity for parents and caregivers focused on “social emotional learning.”

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Crawford County 4-H’s Got Talent Contest

Simply submit a video of your performace – They will aired on Saturday, November, 14th at 9:30 a.m. via zoom, for all to enjoy. A judge will be on then and critiquing them. Need help making a video? Give the Extension office a call. They have equipment to record a video on. Categories: Instrumental solo […]

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4-H Weekly Drawing Contest

This Contest was created by Becca Cornwall, Crawford County 4-H Art Project Jr. Leader WE thought that we would keep the fun rolling with a Fall Drawing Challenge! There are a couple of differences between the fall drawing challenge and the summer drawing challenge. These hae been put into place because of school and work […]

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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. Be sure to “check out” the information provided by Barbara H Inggham.

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GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDCARE NEEDS

Are you looking for ways to face challenges you may be facing this fall as K-12 students attend school virtually and as childcare providers close or reduce numbers? If so, this Guidance for Parents With Childcare Needs may be an extremely helpful tool for you to access.

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Getting Ready for Corn Silage Harvest

When it comes to harvesting and packing corn silage, quality depends on the factors of moisture, heat, air and time. Too much moisture, and you have seepage; not enough, and your silage will not ferment properly and mold could form. Sometimes it can feel like a huge balancing act. Kaitlyn Davis, UW Madison Division of Extension Agriculture Educator in La Crosse County has prepared the following considerations to keep in mind.

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Youth Sought to Showcase Their “Livestock Lessions”

Livestock Lessons 2020 is a new animal science experience for Wisconsin youth.  Giving a Livestock Lesson is an opportunity for you to share your learning with others and to teach others about animal sciences.  The potential topics for your lessons are endless! No matter what topic you choose, remember that the most impactful presentations are […]

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4-H Records Books

This year has been a unique year, but another 4-H year has come and gone and it is time to start finishing up your Record Books for the 2019-2020 4-H year. Contact your club leader to find out when your club record book deadline is. Record books are a wonderful way to reflect on your […]

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FOOD SAFETY AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS WEBINAR

Are you a food entrepreneur interested in starting a food business in Wisconsin? This webinar may just be what you’re looking for to help you get started or gaining tips on developing food safety plans, hints for finding excellent resources and support!!

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BREAKING NEWS: Unsolicited Seeds

​​​The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has been notified that some Wisconsin residents have received unsolicited packages in the mail containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. The types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown and may contain invasive plant species. Similar packages have been received in other locations across the United States.

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Getting More Value Out of Cull Cows…

Carolyn Ihde, your Crawford County Ag Educator is providing the following information to anyone who is interested in a cull cow value article (click on the link below) and an upcoming July 31 webinar being offered…

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Eating Healthy

Eating healthier happens one small step at a time. Give you snacks a boost by combining food groups, like dipping your veggies in hummus, addin fruit to your yougurt or putting peanut butter on celery or whole wheat toast. For more great healthy eating ideas explore the FoodWIse Nutrition Education Tab.

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – MADISON NUTRIENT & PEST MANAGEMENT RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS

Sporecaster & Sporebuster Mobile Applications Sporecaster is a mobile application that assists growers with making management decisions for control of white mold in soybean. Farmers input site-specific information about their soybean field into this app. This information is combined with research-based models and weather data to predict the need and best timing for white mold […]

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4-H Cake Pans

4-H Cake Pans Do you want to particapte in the the Cake Decorating Challenge and don’t have a pan? Do not worry, Crawford County 4-H has over 100 cake pans for you to choose from. To view the pans check out this gallery or call the Extension Crawford County office at 326-0224 to view the […]

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FARMER-TO-FARMER INPUT INVITATION

As farmers add customization, online stores, and home delivery to meet the needs of customers, The CSA Innovation Network and FairShare are gathering farmer-to-farmer input on which platforms you’ve used (not just for CSA!), which work well, and which do not. After providing feedback through this form, you will receive a link to see the responses of […]

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The Parent Cafe’

The Parent Café is a free, weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers in Southwest Wisconsin to talk with each other. As we connect, we find resources and gain skills that can make our families happier.

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Managing a Farm During COVID-19

While much of the negative impact on Agriculture by COVID19 is out of our control, there are things you can do now to reduce or prevent the impact of COVID19 on the health and productivity of your farm. Please do not fail to take care of yourself.

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Fall 2020 “Relational Networking” for the Collaborative Leader

Relational Networking Flyer PDF Your local Extension Educator, Jessica Jane Spayde, has worked with experts across the state to develop an innovative, state-of-the-art, research-based program with the purpose of helping our local community leaders build collaborative leadership skills. The first training we developed is on “Relational Networking” and focuses on helping you learn the frameworks […]

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Fall 2020 Town Village Workshops

2020 Fall Workshops Flyer SCHEDULE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Budget Building Basics 10:00 am to 11:00 am Joel Gregozeski, Town of Greenville Budget Building Basics sets the foundation for how to create a municipal budget in Wisconsin. In this session, you will learn what requirements must be lawfully included, how to create a budget summary for […]

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“Doing” Session for Local Community Groups to Address Childcare

Are you part of a community group that wants to better support your members who have childcare challenges? Are you unsure about what exactly you could do to help? Are you interested in working with other community groups across the community to increase childcare resources for local parents? Join our “Doing” Session for Local Community […]

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“Doing” Session for Local Businesses to Address Childcare

Are you a business owner or manager who wants to better support your employees who have childcare challenges? Are you unsure about what exactly you could do to help? Are you interested in working with other business leaders across the community to increase childcare resources for local parents? Join our “Doing” Session for Local Businesses […]

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