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Extension Hosts Fall Badger Crop Connect Series

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Badger Crop Connect, is finishing up the 2021 growing season with several webinars in September and October. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin during the growing season. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Shawn Connelly, UW-Madison Professor and Extension […]

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Forage Council Hosts Dry Down Events

The Outagamie Forage Council/Midwest Forage Association in partnership with Extension Outagamie County and Fox Valley Technical College are sponsoring the 2021 Corn Silage Dry Down events. Farmers, agronomists, and professional consultants should bring 4-5 stalks from each field for testing. Results will be available the following day on the Corn Silage Drydown website https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/silagedrydown/. Results are also […]

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Youth Dairy Leaders Honored with James W Crowley Dairy Leadership Award

Fourteen Wisconsin dairy youth received James W. Crowley State 4-H Dairy Leadership Awards at the 2021 Wisconsin Junior State Fair. These youth were rewarded for their outstanding dairy project work and leadership ability. Each award winner will receive a plaque provided by the James W. Crowley Dairy Management and Extension Fund. Three youth awardees, Haley […]

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Upcoming Forage Council Events

The Outagamie Forage Council, in cooperation with the Upper Fox-Wolf Demonstration Farms Network will host a field day and corn silage drydown event on Thursday, August 26th. The field day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the silage drydown will conclude by 2:00 p.m. Please see the field day flyer for more information. In addition, […]

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Crédito Fiscal por Hijos por adelantado (Advance Child Tax Credit)

El 15 de julio, muchas familias estadounidenses comenzaron a recibir pagos por el Crédito Fiscal por Hijos por adelantado (ACTC).  Esto es lo que necesita saber acerca de los cambios al crédito fiscal por hijos, las elecciones que puede hacer y la planificación  para los impuestos en 2021. Lee la hoja de datos.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: On your back-to-school checklist

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend everyone 12 years and older get the COVID-19 vaccination to protect against COVID-19. Children ages 12-17 are eligible to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Only 32.7% of 12–15-year-olds and 42% of 16-17-year-olds have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine […]

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End of Eviction Moratorium Fact Sheets

The CDC’s moratorium on residential evictions is ending on Saturday and many renters who have missed payments may be worried about keeping their housing. Two fact sheets have been created—one for renters and the other suggesting eviction alternatives to landlords—to help provide resources that will allow tenants to stay in their homes. Please share these […]

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Food Resource Guide

People around Wisconsin face challenges in getting the food they need. This Food Resource Guide for Outagamie County provides information about public programs, community resources, and food shopping options in Outagamie County to help meet food needs. Read the guide or print out for reference.

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Advance Child Tax Credit Fact Sheet

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes. Read the fact sheet.

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Summer ‘Coffee Chats’ Series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday June 14th at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through August 2021 and again from November 2021-March 2022. The […]

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