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Dairy Impact July 2022

A bi-weekly radio interview for farmers, agricultural industry persons, youth livestock, and youth dairy where they learned about extension agriculture-related resources, information, and timely webinars to help them to be connected and supported, and make better-informed decisions regarding their farm business operations or youth large animal project. A dairy production and management newsletter for farmers, […]

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Positive Youth Development July 2022

Expansion of PYDE’s community partnership Sheboygan United continues to lead to new opportunities for Extension outreach and youth programming. Sheboygan United will invite staff from the Aging Disability Resource Center to join our leadership team so that we can be mindful of access issues and resource gaps for disabled and senior individuals as we plan […]

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Human Development and Relationships Impact July 2022

Along with other Extension Educators, Jane co-facilitated a second Planning AHEAD series for residents in May/June, 2022. Planning AHEAD is a series of seven sessions for adults 18 & older where they learn about end-of-life decision making tasks including health care wishes, financial responsibilities, legal requirements and documentation, estate planning, distribution of personal property, end-of-life […]

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FoodWIse Impact July 2022

A series of fruit and vegetable publications for farmers market customers. These publications promote buying fresh produce and help customers better understand how to select, prepare, and store specific produce items. Distribution of e-newsletter for Sheboygan County residents to learn about food preservation and food safety. The goal is to help home canners use current […]

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Community Development Impact July 2022

Kevin conducted research and a compiled reports on behalf of the towns of Lima, Holland, Scott, and Mosel to determine the effectiveness of an innovative farmland preservation zoning strategy he had helped them develop in 2016. The Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) had approved the customized strategy five years ago contingent […]

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Crops and Soils Impact July 2022

Mike Ballweg, Regional Crops and Soils Agent An on-farm project to monitor the quality of alfalfa growth and development, in planning for first crop harvest, which makes up 30 – 40% of the total production for the year. Because there are yearly weather variations impacting plant growth, results from this study help farmers in deciding […]

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4-H Impact July 2022

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator Sheboygan County 4-H Base Camp took place July 10-13th at Upham Woods in Wisconsin Dells. We had 36 campers, 14 youth staff, and 8 adult staff. The camp ran smoothly and although we had young staff, they were mature, prepared, and had a great time with the younger youth. […]

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Sheboygan United at Hmong Summer Festival

Sheboygan United (formerly Familias Unidas) is a partnership with UW Madison Division of Extension – Sheboygan Positive Youth Development, Sheboygan Department of Public Health, Safe Harbor, Partners for Community Development, Aging Disability Resources Center, and Sheboygan County. Dedicated to increasing access to community resources and facilitating wellness through culturally competent outreach to youth and adults, […]

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Human Development and Relationships June 2022 Impact

A 7-session course that helps adults of all ages to make end-of-life financial, healthcare, and final wishes decisions in order to reduce the stress experienced by survivors and to ensure that their wishes are honored. A series of bi-monthly planning meetings for the Family Caregivers Coalition steering committee where we develop quarterly education, quarterly newsletters, […]

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Groceries Price Increase

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service recently reported that the price of groceries (food at home) has risen over 1% in the past month and more than 7% over the past year. They anticipate that grocery prices will increase by another 2-3% more in 2022. The cost of some foods has […]

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