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Celebrate 529 Day–Encourage a Child to Have Big Dreams!

Every year May 29th (5/29) is celebrated as “529 Day.” It is a day to learn about the benefits of saving early for higher education for children, because a little savings can go a long way to building future dreams. Why “529 Day”? Because 529 College Savings Plans are named for Section 529 of the […]

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County Health Rankings 2022 Released!

Division of Extension Rock County programming educates and empowers local community members in various ways that impact health.  The 2022 County Health Rankings have been released and include new measures, evidence-based strategies, and guidance on achieving a just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic with economic security and health for all. Check out the following new resources […]

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Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week June 20-26, 2022

Save the Date! Join in to help pollinators in Wisconsin! Get your calendar and mark down Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week from June 20-26, 2022. Visit the Wisconsin Celebrate Pollinator Week website: https://bit.ly/3Kqg8oT  Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week is dedicated to raising awareness about pollinators and their habitats through statewide and local activities and events. By increasing […]

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed in Rock County Backyard Flock

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced a confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a backyard flock in Rock County. This is Wisconsin’s second confirmed case of HPAI in a domestic flock this year. Samples were tested by the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and confirmed by the […]

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Farm Management Friday Webinars will address Business Building Strategies

Extension Farm Management Friday Webinars highlight strategies to build both your business and your strength and resilience Madison, Wis. – Join University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension’s Farm Management Fridays webinars to learn about tools and strategies to build your farm business, and how to develop skills that cultivate a sense of peace and well-being. Farm Management […]

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