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Tax credits: a help to state’s working families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8,000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children […]

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Cooking With Your Preschooler

Did you know that cooking together with your preschooler can start your child on the road to a lifetime of healthy eating eating? Check out the “Parenting the Preschooler” newsletters to learn more!

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Food Security Resources in Jackson County

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: http://www.fmpfoodbank.org/get_help.phtml/jackson_county/

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Fresh Market Growers

Fresh Market Growers  Winter 2017 educational workshop series Fresh Market Growers educational workshop series continues   Fresh market produce farmers and marketers of farm products are invited to attend the second meeting in a series for fresh market growers that will focus on a number of topics for beginning market growers, specifically for farmers markets […]

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Backyard Chickens

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:30 PM Adam Hady, Livestock and Poultry educator with UW-Extension Richland County will be at the Black River Falls Public Library on Tuesday March 28th 6:30 p.m. Adam will share ideas for successful backyard chicken coops for egg layers and broiler hens.  Adam has years of experience raising poultry commercially and […]

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Strengthening Families Program

  Strengthening Families Program  Who: Parents or Caregivers and their youth ages 4-14 What: The Strengthening Families Program consists of 12 sessions for ages 4-10 and 7 sessions for ages 11-14, with a free meal before or during each session. When: One day a week              Dates: Tuesdays and some Thursdays, Feb.28-May 16, 2017              […]

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2017 PAT Certification Course Dates

    pat-expire-reminder-post-card-002 Press Release: 2017 Pesticide Applicator Certification courses – Jackson County Contact: Trisha Wagner Jackson County UW-Extension   Jackson County UW–Extension will host Pesticide Applicator Training and open book examination sessions. The sessions will be held at the Jackson County UW–Extension office on Tuesday January 24th and Tuesday February 21st.  The training begins […]

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Walking Strong

Walking Strong Tuesday March 21st Alma Center VFW Post – Main Street Alma Center Recently, recommendations for footbath dimensions have changed after new research was conducted at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. Digital dermatitis is one of the most common foot diseases of the dairy cow and can be found in even well managed […]

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Nutrient Management

Nutrient Management 2017 soil fertility management: agronomics and economics Tuesday: February 28th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Jackson Co. UW-Extension Guest: UW-Discovery Farms Managing nutrients in 2017: Accurately crediting on-farm sources of NPK Maximum return to Nitrogen recommendations Nutrient Management $$ for a low-budget year. Grants $$ for Soils sampling and Manure analysis* and more: General […]

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2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training Jackson County UW-Extension will host a General Farming Private Pesticide Applicator Training and open book examination. The sessions will be held at the Jackson County UW Extension office. The training begins at 10 a.m. until noon, with the exam to follow. The training fee of $30.00 includes materials, certification […]

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2016–2017 Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning UW-Extension state-wide webinar series

  Succession and estate planning are good risk management practices for all businesses, especially the family farm. Developing a working plan will make the actual transition smoother and make communicating the transfer details with family and business members easier. The UW-Extension state-wide webinar meetings series includes a range of leading experts providing live presenta-tions on […]

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