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Extension Office Staffing Limited for COVID 19 Outbreak

COVID_OfficeSign The St. Croix Extension office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Some Extension staff will be working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 virus is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread […]

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Wisconsin Cover Crop and Conversation Webinar Series

Group to host three-part lunch hour series “Wisconsin Cover Crop & Conservation Conversations, Spring 2021” MADISON, Wisconsin — The Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project, CCROP, a collaboration between the USDA Dairy Forage Research Center, Michael Fields Agriculture Institute, University of Wisconsin Madison Center for Integrated Agriculture Systems and University of Wisconsin-Madison Nutrient and Pest […]

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Tomato and Vegetable Gardening Classes

Tomato and Vegetable Gardening Classes Offered Diana Alfuth UW-Madison Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist It may be cold and snowy outside now, but soon spring will be here and it will be time to start gardening again! Pierce/St. Croix County Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist Diana Alfuth is offering two Zoom virtual classes to help you be […]

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

As part of the new stimulus bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the SBA has announced that it will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act provided many of the clarifications to the program. Community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw […]

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Illinois Rural Community Economic Development Conference

Registration is Open! The 32nd Annual Rural Community Economic Development Conference will be presented virtually on February 24-25, 2021, in conjunction with the Governor’s Rural Affairs Council and Rural Partners. Please visit our conference portal page to register and check the most current schedule. The registration fee is $25 per person for both days. Get more […]

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Upcoming Local Government Programs February – March 2021

Upcoming Local Government Programs UW-Madison Division of Extension Local Government Education publishes this announcement of statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Madison Division of Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education programs. Information about UW-Madison Division […]

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Wise Wisconsin Winter Series

The Life Span Program has put together a programming series for this winter called Wise Wisconsin Winter Series. Participants can register for any or all of the sessions, which focus on increasing joy and satisfaction in life especially during the winter months when people feel more isolated and lonely. Here is a link to more […]

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

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start up it’s online ‘Coffee Chats’ again 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. More information can be found on the Heart of the […]

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Moving Forward During Covid-19: Deciding Who, When, & How

“Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are bubbling up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like childcare or respite care. […]

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COVID-19 Social Isolation Resource Guide for St. Croix County

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many lifestyle changes for the people in our community. The stay-at home orders and distancing guidelines have made it even more difficult for some of our populations in need of additional support and connection. Many of our older adults and family caregivers have been isolated from loved ones and […]

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