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Food Pantries Are Still Open!

With businesses and organizations closing in response to COVID-19, many more people are facing hunger.  Food pantries are open to help meet these needs but may have different procedures or hours so please call ahead.  Many schools are also offering free lunch and breakfast options to families.  Make sure you and your neighbors know about […]

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Office will have Limited Availability and Access

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. See our updated events calendar at  https://stcroix.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-youth-development/events/ for more. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit […]

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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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Growing and Feeding Alternative Forages

To assist farmers, nutritionists, and agronomists in decisions regarding growing and feeding alternative forages, UW Madison Extension will be offering a Growing & Feeding Alternative Forages Webinar on April 3, 2020. To learn more about this webinar, click on the link here: 2020 Extension Feeding Alternative Webinar Press Release (1)

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Pesticide Extension

DATCP Extends Pesticide Applicator Certifications to October 31st! Click on the link for for information: Pesticide Extension

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4-H Online Project Learning

Below are a number of online 4-H project learning opportunities.  Additional opportunities will be coming out weekly.  Stay tuned. Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to […]

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COVID – 19, 4-H Youth Livestock Project University Recommondations

Below are the current UW-Madison recommendations for 4-H Youth Livestock Projects in regards to COVID-19.  Please stay posted on emails / Facebook communications from the St. Croix County 4-H Livestock Projects on specifics related to St Croix County.   COVID-19 for Youth Livestock 3/20/2020 County Weigh-Ins The University of Wisconsin Division of Extension is requiring all […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Suspended, Current Certifications Extened

Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing Temporarily Suspended Release Date: March 18, 2020 Media Contact: Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer (608) 224-5130, leeannm.duwe@wi.gov MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide certification testing. Exams scheduled on and after March 18, 2020, are canceled. DATCP is extending certifications until June 30, […]

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4-H Cancellations due to Covid 19 Corona Virus

Updated as of 3-23-20 Hello 4-H Families, As of March 16, UW-Extension is following Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal guidelines due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. All 4-H related programs, events, and meetings will be canceled through May 3.  We will keep this updated as we learn more. County Cancellations March 15 – […]

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