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Dairy Impact September 2022

Planning for a bilingual dairy workers newsletter for on-farm dairy employees in collaboration with Language Access and Office of Access, Inclusion, and Compliance. The goal of this effort is provide a dairy resource to an underserved audience in order for them to gain new knowledge and best management practices to incorporate on the farm to […]

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4-H Impact September 2022

The Sheboygan County Fair brings thousands of people and hundreds of 4-H members and families together to showcase their project work and 4-H learning to the community and beyond. It is the premiere event where belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity of our youth come together. This year Sheboygan COunty fair was by far a high […]

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Positive youth Development Impact September 2022

Positive Youth Development Educator Lisa Sanderson is building a new partnership to gain youth input regarding career, health and belonging concerns on which to base programming. “Swag Bags for Surveys”, inspired by Public Safety Specialist Santino Laster’s outreach to youth at Mead Library, offers a bag of nutritious shelf-stable snacks and toiletries in a meal […]

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Small Steps Fruit and Vegetable Rx Program

According to the 2020 Sheboygan County health assessment, 60% of survey respondents consumed at least two servings of fruit in an average day, while only 28% of survey respondents consumed at least three servings of vegetables in an average day. The goal is to increase the fruit and vegetable intake of Sheboygan County residents, which […]

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Community Development Impact September 2022

Kevin conducted research to assist a local town in determining why the town’s Zoning Map was now showing an unexpected zoning designation for eight properties that would make some of them non-conforming. His research findings indicated that no official amendment of the Zoning Map for these properties had taken place during the 2009 to 2015 […]

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Crops and Soils Impact September 2022

A Soil Health Field Day where farmers, industry agronomists and agency personnel learned about: planting green into rye, the benefits of low disturbance manure applications, and water mold root disease management of soybean. The goal is to help farmers and the industry agronomists explore and implement cropping strategies that improve soil and crop health. One-on-one […]

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Human Development and Relationships September Impact

Along with the other co-authors & project leads for the Planning AHEAD curriculum and workbook, Jane prerecorded all seven module presentations and met every other week virtually with a group of eight Hmong Nursing students and their program director from UW-Madison. The intent was to gather feedback in order to make the series on end-of-life […]

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Positive Youth Development Impact August 2022

Sheboygan United, a community partnership of UW Madison Division of Extension -Sheboygan’s Positive Youth Development Educator with Partners for Community Development, Sheboygan County, Safe Harbor, the Aging and Disability Resource Center, and the Department of Health, convened our third resource fair at the Hmong Summer Festival. Most of our participating organizations were able to provide […]

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4-H Impact August 2022

Advised key adult 4-H Volunteers in the development and editing of their policies and bylaws to ensure their organization reflects best youth development practices. An overnight program for youth grades 7 and up in the Horse and Pony Project where youth participated in several educational clinics to learn horsemanship skills and gain equine knowledge. The […]

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