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Polk County 4-H Program Educator Needed

UW-Madison Division of Extension is currently looking for a full time 4-H Program Educator for Polk County! If you are interested in applying, please visit Jobs at UW! Position Summary: The 4-H Educator is an integral part of the UW-Madison Division of Extension and works alongside the people of Wisconsin to improve lives and communities. […]

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Nonprofit Peer Learning Program for Polk & St Croix County

Pilot Project in Polk & St. Croix Counties, Sept-Dec., 2021 See schedule below. All real-time sessions (whether in-person or virtual) will be on Wednesdays, from 2:00-4:00pm. Polk & St. Croix Nonprofit Training Flyer Please indicate your interest in this program by completing this form. Description: The nonprofit peer learning program is a training and networking program that […]

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WI Child Care Business Initiative!

    Extension is proud to be facilitating the Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative – a business development opportunity for childcare providers with support from Wisconsin Early Childhood Association and Wisconsin Small Business Development Center. Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative includes workshops on essential topics, individual planning with professional business consultants, and networking with presenters […]

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Flood Damage to your Crops and Gardens?

What to do if flood waters entered your garden? For your garden, the most conservative approach is to destroy any produce that comes into direct contact with floodwater. And whether exposed directly or indirectly to floodwater, any produce that is meant to be eaten raw should not be consumed. To find more information about consuming produce from flooded areas check out […]

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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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