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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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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Extension partners with Historically Black University to launch effort to help Black and other youth of color find success after high school

A new program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will give youth in three Wisconsin counties the chance to work with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension to explore post-high school educational and work opportunities. The USDA’s Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) program awarded $640,000 to the UW-Madison Division of Extension and North Carolina Agricultural &Technical […]

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4-H Education and Community Celebration around Rock County/Educación de 4-H y Celebración de la Comunidad alrededor del Condado de Rock

Our Positive Youth Development Educators had SO much fun learning while doing around Rock County throughout Hispanic Heritage Month and ending with Day of the Dead. 4-H happens inside our community clubs AND out in the community.  Thank you to Hedberg Public Library, Clinton Community Library, Beloit Public Library, YWCA Rock County for a great […]

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Juntos Family Engagement Series Spring Resources

Division of Extension Positive Youth Development Educators shared information about Juntos last February, UW-Madison Division of Extension which included planning a series of three pre-college educational sessions specifically tailored to the needs of Latinx youth in Wisconsin.  The series was conducted primarily in Spanish with simultaneous translation.  Here are the topics: March – Financial Planning for […]

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