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Resilient Farms Conference

Resilient Farms Conference Will Help Farmers Explore Ideas for Creating New Revenue   Trisha Wagner, UW-Extension Farm Management Program, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu Faced with lower milk and commodity prices, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to diversify and add new revenue streams. Towards that end, Compeer Financial and University of Wisconsin-Extension have planned to host the Resilient Farms […]

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STOP Human Trafficking – ELKHORN

JOIN THE MOVEMENT! STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND ELIMINATE SEXUAL ASSAULT! The US Victims of Trafficking and Violence Act of 2000 defines human trafficking as the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for forced labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud or coercion.  Human trafficking affects individuals across […]

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Fit Families boletín de noviembre

Con noviembre aquí, habrá alguna charla de pavo. ¿Qué comidas tiene tu familia tradicionalmente cada año? ¿Alguna vez tu familia ha intentado mezclar un poco las cosas? Por ejemplo, ¿has probado puré de batatas? También puede hacer batatas al horno o como postre, con solo un poco de azúcar y mantequilla. Busque en el boletín […]

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Fit Families November Newsletter

With November here, there will be some turkey talk. What meals does your family traditionally have every year? Has your family ever tried mixing things up a little bit? For example, have you tried mashed sweet potatoes? You can also have sweet potatoes baked or as a dessert, just take it easy on sugar and […]

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Fit Families Boletín de octubre

¿Has notado las hojas que caen de los árboles afuera? La gente va a empezar a recoger hojas y haciendo montones de hojas para sacarlos de su césped. ¡Es realmente difícil ver un montón de hojas y no querer saltar en el montón! Si no puede saltar a un montón de hojas, hay otras actividades […]

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Fit Families October Newsletter

Have you noticed the leaves falling off the trees outside? People are going to start raking leaves and making piles of leaves to remove them from their lawns. It is really difficult to see a pile of leaves and not want to jump in! If you can’t jump into a pile of leaves, there are […]

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Get ready, Get set, Get your free credit report

UW-Extension: Check your free credit report to build financial security  Federal law gives everyone the right to request three free credit reports each year—one each from the three credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. There are three ways to order your free credit report: through the mail, by phone toll free, or at the official […]

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Cloverbud/Exploring Workshop

Travel the world with 4-H! Do you have youth that are interested in joining 4-H? Do they have a spark of exploring? Bring them down to the Cloverbud/Explorer Workshop on November 11th at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Activity Center from 1-4:30PM! There will be activities, snacks and much more! The workshop is directed towards youth […]

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Urban Forestry Workshops

UW-Extension and the WI Department of Natural Resources brings you several tree planting workshops happening this fall. Community public works, park employees and others should be very excited about these informative workshops. The workshops consist of classroom instruction and outdoor demonstrations on planting techniques, tree species, post-plant maintenance and treatment, nursery stock inspection and more! […]

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Fit Families Boletín de septiembre

Wow! ¿Como fue tú verano? Todavía puede disfrutar de algunas actividades divertidas afuera en el sol. ¡Apague las electrónicas y salga afuera! Juegue pelota con los niños. ¿Hay algúnos otros niños por la casa? ¡Los niños pueden jugar juntos! Mientras están ocupados siendo activos y divirtiéndose, puede preparar alguna deliciosa fruta saludable o disfrutar de […]

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September Fit Families Newsletter

Wow! Did your Summer fly by? You can still enjoy some fun activities in the sun while it stays warm. Turn off the electronics and get outside! Toss a ball around with the kids. Got any neighborhood kids? The children can play games together! While they are busy being active and having fun, you can […]

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Who are you with Money?

Who are you with Money? Understand what leads people to make different spending choices is an important step to learning how to manage your money. Each person’s values have a great deal of influence over how they live their life – and how they spend their money. A value is a principle, or what you […]

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All My Money Program

When you stop and think about it, most of us have at least one financial goal. For some, it may be saving for a house or college. Others may be focused on paying down debt and boosting their credit score. And some people may want to learn more about sticking to a budget.  There’s no […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars (CANCELLED)

The Walworth County UW-Extension series has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize about any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact the closest UW extension office in Janesville or Waukesha for further webinar information.   UW-Extension Rock County 51 S Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Phone: 608-757-5696 Fax: 608-757-5581 Ask for Nick UW-Extension […]

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