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Advice to Apply for College from UW-Madison’s Office of Admissions

From UW-Madison Division of Extension:  At UW Madison we consistently see that some of our best and brightest students come from youth organizations like 4-H. We are excited to be partnering with Wisconsin’s 4-H programs to give some advice for applying to colleges (and hopefully UW-Madison) this fall. Continue reading to get all the advice!

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DATCP Lifts State Order Prohibiting Poultry at Live Events

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announces that the statewide order prohibiting movement of poultry to all live events has been lifted. The order had been in effect since May to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Wisconsin. While poultry is now permitted at live events, DATCP […]

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Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2022

Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County Determining a “fair” market value for standing alfalfa during the 2022 growing season may be a challenge considering the highly favorable market conditions for corn and soybeans. Opportunity cost can be defined as the loss of a (potential) gain from other possible […]

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Financial Planning Resources

Are you experiencing “more month than money?”  Rising costs have challenged our spending habits and it might be time to look to make some adjustments.  Read on for some ideas. Keeping Up When Money is Tight Power Point Coping with Rising Costs PDF

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Community Gardens Fox Valley-Oshkosh Area

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, with the purpose of providing a public directory so that residents more easily can find garden space. However, Extension is […]

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Outagamie County Caregiver Chat Schedule

The Outagamie County Caregiver Association is pleased to announce the line up for Caregiver Chats! Caregiver Chats are designed to provide a place to openly share and discuss what’s happening in your life as a caregiver. Join us each month for insightful conversations around caregiving challenges, discover helpful resources, and gain encouragement from professionals and […]

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What Do Crop Enterprise Budgets Tell Us About Potential Returns in 2022?

Kevin Jarek, Extension Outagamie County Crops and Soils Agent Crop Enterprise Budget Planning is not exactly a task that gets people excited. My experience suggests it ranks somewhere between a trip to the dentist and filing income taxes each year. However, 2022 is going to present challenges beyond pricing. Availability (or lack thereof) is the […]

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Co-Parenting Resources

Parenting Resources UW-Madison Division of Extension has prepared five information sheets, called Common Ties, on common co-parenting topics. Parents can download and print these documents to support their co-parenting journeys.

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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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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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