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Supporting You(th) Mental Health

Supporting youth and their mental health needs have been a growing concern for some time, and the pandemic only amplified the already staggering needs of youth struggling to cope. Rates of anxiety, depression, and self-harm reported by young people have been increasing, and only one in four Wisconsin youth report that they receive the help […]

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Register for Foundations in Gardening 2022

Registration opening for 2022’s online course, Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening! Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening. Registration is Open July 18 – August 15, 2022! https://bit.ly/3IFgHvt  Take your next step to growing plants successfully using research-based methods! You’ll leave the course with a combination of […]

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NEW PODCASTS-Anywhere Dads and Black Fatherhood

Our Division of Extension colleagues have been working collectively to produce two excellent podcasts designed to lift the voices of justice-involved fathers and share the thoughts, work, and research from experts in various fields addressing the plight of Black Fathers across the country. Research has revealed that “when dads are involved from birth, their children […]

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Pfau Joins UW-Madison Extension as Regional Dairy Educator

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension welcomes Alison Pfau as the Regional Dairy Educator for Dodge, Dane, Jefferson, Rock and Walworth counties. Originally, from Bogota, Colombia, Pfau is passionate about dairy cattle and the dairy production industry. She earned her animal science degree from National University of Colombia-Bogota in 2017. Pfau recently completed her […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Courses Available!

If you or someone you know is interested in Youth Tractor Safety Courses, please visit the UW-Madison Division of Extension Farm Management website. Currently, there is not an in-person course offered in our area. Please consider enrolling in the Virtual Course, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Mon., July 11-Fri., July 15 with driving exams to be determined. The Wisconsin […]

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