Getting Started With Gardening

Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist If you’ve never really gardened before, getting started might seem overwhelming. But it’s actually quite easy to start growing some fresh, nutritious and tasty vegetables in your own yard, community garden plot, or even in containers on a deck or patio. Here are some simple steps to growing a […]

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Fun, Hands-on Learning at Home Activities

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As always, Extension and 4-H want to support youth and families with fun, hands-on learning that helps young people build life skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. World events are making things more challenging right now. But we don’t let that stop us! Extension educators from around the […]

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Youth Livestock Virtual Learning Opportunities

Please join us for Virtual Farm Tours at the Arlington and Lancaster Research Stations every Friday at 1 p.m. We’ll be visiting the sheep, swine, beef units as well as the farm center and feed mill. Attendees will get the opportunity to view an animal surgery suite, facilities, tractors getting ready or in the fields, […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19

Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Can I Get Sick from Eating Food with Coronavirus? – Safe & Healthy: Preparing and Preserving Food at Home In this article posted by Barbara Ingham, she walks you through several topics regarding, “How is COVID-19 different form food born illnesses?” and “Can I get COVID-19 through the […]

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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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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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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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