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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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Extension Office Reopens to the Public

Extension Outagamie County is happy to announce their doors will once again open to the public on July 6, 2021. Safety measures have been put in place including masking for all visitors and physical barriers to control air flow. Although the office has been closed to the public, Extension has remained active in the community. […]

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Take a FoodWIse Farmers Market Tour This Summer

Join FoodWIse, this Summer, for a tour of the Downtown Appleton Farmers’ Market and the Oshkosh Farmers’ Market! You will gain confidence in: Navigating the market to find the best prices Talking to local farmers and vendors Using food assistance benefits at the market Selecting healthy food that you and your family will enjoy Register […]

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Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (FEED) Project Series

Learn tips for starting or expanding a successful food business from Wisconsin based specialists and entrepreneurs! This no-cost series of online trainings is for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin. Starting a Farm- or Home-Based Food Business Monday, June 7th, 2021 2-3:30pm Your Guide to Starting or Expanding […]

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Covid-19 Financial Resource Updates – Child Tax Credit

Advanced Child Tax Credit – The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for tax year 2021 only. The expanded credit means: The credit amounts will increase for many taxpayers and will include children who turn age 17 in 2021. The credit for qualifying children is fully refundable, which […]

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Covid-19 Financial Resource Updates – Small Business Grants

Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant – The SBA grant application is now open for eligible businesses, including operators of live venues, motion picture theaters, museums, zoos, aquariums, and others. Businesses must have been in operation as of February 29, 2020. For an eligible entity in operation on January 1, 2019, grants will be for an […]

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Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2021

Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County The following information is also in this pdf Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa. Extension’s Dan Undersander paper, Frost Damage to Alfalfa, is also a good resource. Kevin Jarek discusses what farmers should be looking for when scouting frost damaged alfalfa […]

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Community Gardens Fox Valley-Oshkosh Area Survey

UW-Madison Division of Extension for Outagamie and Winnebago counties are collecting information and are mapping out community gardens in the greater Fox Valley-Oshkosh area. This is the ever-growing map of gardens available to the public. Map Viewing Tip: to view the gardens as a list, click on the “list icon”  at the bottom of the map page). Do […]

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Aging Mastery Program Registration Now Open

The gift of time, what will you do with it? The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP), developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nationwide program whose core philosophy believes modest  lifestyle changes can produce big results, leading to improved health, stronger economic security, and overall well-being. In partnership, Calumet, Outagamie & Waupaca ADRC, Inclusa, UW Extension Outagamie County and Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources […]

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