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Just in Time Parenting

Parenting information when you need it. Finding reliable parenting information and advice on the web can be overwhelming! How do you know what you can trust — especially when you are busy and there’s just so little time? Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to […]

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Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants For more information visit https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-renewable-energy-systems-energy-efficiency Program Status: OpenFederal Register Notice: PDFProgram Fact Sheet: PDF Application Deadline: TBD What does this program do? Provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to […]

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Farmer Rancher Grant Program

Farmers and ranchers have a critical insight when it comes to improving their systems. Whether they need to limit off-farm inputs, reduce erosion, create more time for family or community activities, learn marketing skills, or find other ways to enhance their livelihoods, farmers and ranchers can turn to the North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) for […]

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Wisconsin Southdown Association 2018 Southdown Ewe Lamb Award

Wisconsin Southdown Association 2018 Southdown Ewe Lamb Award Purpose: To promote youth involvement with Southdown sheep in Wisconsin by awarding youth with a quality registered ewe lamb to begin their flocks. Who is Eligible? Wisconsin youth ages 11-16 enrolled in 4-H or FFA who do not already own Southdown sheep are eligible for this award. Please […]

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2018 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants Application Now Open

Farmers, groups, and businesses involved in Wisconsin’s food industry seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for grants now available through the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program. Since its inception in 2008, the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program has generated more than $9.4 million in new local food sales.  Managed […]

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Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers

Powerful Tools for family caregivers workshop will teach you how to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. This is a 6-week program that meets every Wednesday beginning March 14 – April 18, 2018, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Registration is required. Please call 1-877-416-7083 to register. 

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Master Gardener Program in Kewaunee County

The Master Gardener Program in Kewaunee Co. started in 1996. Over 90 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 12 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. Learn more at https://wimastergardener.org/2018/01/01/kewaunee/

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Well Testing for Private Wells March 12

PACKAGES ***Private Wells Only*** 1. Homeowner’s Package: $52.00 Coliform bacteria, nitrate, chloride, pH, alkalinity, hardness, corrosivity index, conductivity. 2. Metals Package: $49.00 Arsenic, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Sulfate, Sodium, Zinc. 3. Diaminochlorotriazine (DACT): $30.00 — (a breakdown of atrazine and related herbicides) $123.00 – All Three Packages FIRST COME—FIRST SERVELIMIT: 150 Wells […]

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Kewaunee County Garden Club Offering Scholarship

The Kewaunee County Garden Club is offering their annual scholarship opportunity to Kewaunee County residents. This is for individuals entering into a horticultural or related field. The link to the scholarship application is  http://www.kcgardenclub.org/scholarship.html Deadline to apply is 4/30/18. Please let people know to submit their completed applications to: Sandi Christman KCGC 822 6th Street […]

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Join the movement. Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage or CPR. Sometimes, first aid is YOU. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn an action plan to help. Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have […]

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Focus on Compost

Compost is a great alternative to dairy farm manure management. Whether you create compost in a barn, or outside in rows, both methods require precise management. Join UW-Extension biosystems engineering specialist, Dr. Becky Larson, and Senior Outreach Specialist Dr. Jamie Patton to learn more about managing compost on the farm and in the field. The meeting will take place at Junion […]

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Kewaunee Waterfront Presentation

On January 10-11, twelve community development, planning, and architecture professionals from UW Extension and private practices across the State descended on Kewaunee for a Community Design Charrette. Known as the Design Wisconsin Team, their charge from the City was to illustrate concepts and design ideas for high priority areas as identified by the community. Click here […]

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2018 Century/Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application

The 2018 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm or Home applications are now available. 2018 Century Farm or Home Application 2018 Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application Please download the appropriate form, complete and return it to: Jill Albanese Century Farm Program Wisconsin State Fair 640 S 84th St West Allis, WI 53214 If you have any questions about […]

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Best Practices for Selling Baked Goods

As of October 2, 2017 Wisconsin home bakers are now free to legally sell their baked goods directly to customers. Visit  https://www.wisconsincottagefood.com/bestpractices for more information.

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WI Pork Association Offers Scholarships

Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship The Wisconsin Pork Association scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing post high school education in agriculture. Preference will be given to those students possessing leadership abilities and a sincere interest in the swine industry. Five finalists will be selected from the applications received to compete for the $500 scholarship, […]

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Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

          Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone? Like many parents, you might be trying to decide if it is safe to leave your school-age child home alone.  Your child might be ready to stay home alone if they: Indicate a desire and willingness to stay alone Accepts responsibility and […]

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