Expanding Food Budgeting Classes Across 4 Counties

The FoodWIse program has begun a new partnership with Forward Services to teach weekly virtual classes for their FSET (FoodShare Employment Training) and W-2 clients. In the past, FoodWIse offered classes in-person at both Fond du Lac and Sheboygan County Forward Services. As a result of the pandemic, Forward Services caseworkers have held personal meetings […]

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CORRECTING IMPROPER ZONING GIVES LOT OWNERS MORE OPTIONS

Over the years, Kevin has played a key role in helping local communities correct inadvertent zoning errors or improper zoning designations on some properties that may have unnecessarily limited how those landowners could improve their property. Most recently, 13 residential lots in the Town of Scott were discovered as being zoned “B-4 Planned Commercial-Recreation Business […]

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“Taking Care of You”

In response to COVID -19 and staff under increased stress, Jane collaborated with the Human Development & Relationships Educator in Washington County to facilitate the eight-part “Taking Care of You” series virtually in October/November 2020. One series targeted Health & Human Services (HHS) staff and the other targeted Area 15  Extension Staff.  Participants learned about […]

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Sheboygan County 4-H Endowment Fund

What is an Endowment Fund? Although most adults understand what an endowment fund is and how it could help a community or program, many of our young people have not had any experience with this kind of investment. Please share this Annual Report with them and help them to see how this fund supports their […]

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Virtual Programming Making a Difference

Due to face-to-face educational programming being canceled in March of 2020, Extension Educators from across Wisconsin developed a new virtual platform for delivering timely agronomic topics. That platform was called Badger Crop Connect. Mike Ballweg, Extension Crop and Soils Agriculture Agent – Sheboygan County, provided statewide leadership for launching this new and innovative program.   The […]

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Testing Census Data Accuracy for Small Geographies

Due to the increasing need for up-to-date data in a fast-paced world, the U.S. Census Bureau created the American Community Survey (ACS) in the early 2000s to replace the “long-form” Census survey. Like the long-form once did, the ACS gathers information about housing, education, income, occupations, and much more from a sample of the U.S. […]

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4-H Project Boxes

Sheboygan County 4-H has received funding to provide youth in our community with at-home learning opportunities for their winter break. We will be providing 4-H Project in a Boxes to Change Academy of the Sheboygan Area School District. Three different project boxes are being offered, each featuring one of our 4-H project areas. Each box […]

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Life Span Connect: Wise Wednesdays

Along with a small group of Human Development & Relationships Educators working in the Life Span area, Jane helped to develop a series of infographics and video posts for social media. Life Span Connect: Wise Wednesdays are posted weekly every Wednesday on the UW-Madison Division of Extension Human Development Relationships Institute FaceBook page. Past topics […]

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