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Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Available

Do you need help paying rent or utilities due to COVID-19? Wisconsinites should not fear being evicted, having their utilities shut off, or being without a place to live because their budgets have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​ ​The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) is partnering with members of the Wisconsin Community Action […]

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Extension Presents Badger Crop Connect Series

The Badger Crop Connect is a series of informational meetings that address timely agronomy related topics during the planting, growing, and harvest season. The 2021 Spring series will kick off on March 10th with Winter Wheat Management featuring Extension Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Shawn Conley and Extension Soil Specialist Carrie Laboski. Early Season Weed […]

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UPDATED Pesticide Applicator Training

If your certification ends between Jan 31, 2020 and Nov 30, 2021, it has automatically been extended to Dec 31, 2021.  If so you do not need to read further.  With the growing number of COVID-19 cases in our county and state, your safety is our top priority. We have made some changes and added […]

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Focus on Forage Webinar Series

Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability. Webinars will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm from January 13th through March 3rd. CCA CEUs will be offered for each webinar. Webinars […]

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New Youth Livestock Programs Offered

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Outagamie County will be hosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six session program designed to provide family caregivers with the tools to take care of themselves while caring for a loved one. You will benefit from this class whether helping a parent, partner, spouse, adult child, neighbor, or friend. Learn to: Reduce stress Boost self-confidence […]

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Cow College 2021

Cow College meetings and farm tours have been offered as in-person events during prior years. However, due to the pandemic, Cow College 2021 meetings and tours have moved to a virtual format. Tune in on January 13th, 12:00 to 1:00 pm to hear Dr. James Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension, discuss the economics of automated […]

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Heart of the Farm

Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter ‘Coffee Chats’ Series   University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will be starting it’s statewide online ‘Coffee Chats’ Fall/Winter program on Monday November 9th, 2020 at 10:00a.m. and will continue hosting on the 2nd Monday of each month through March 2021 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. […]

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Plant ID and Help

If you have questions about a plant, plant insect or disease contact Kaitlin Bricco, Horticulture Educator, at Kaitlin.bricco@outagamie.org. Because we are working remotely, leaving samples is difficult. The best, and quickest, method of communication is through email. Please Include: Name Contact information Photo of the plant or insect, if possible Any other information that you […]

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