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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Human Development and Relationships Impact August 2022

The Family Caregivers Coalition in Sheboygan County was co-founded by Jane with the Sheboygan County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) in 2010. She co-chairs the coalition with the ADRC and works with steering members from the Alzheimer’s Association, Dementia Care Network, United Way, Mental Health America, and Hearthstone as well as a family caregiver […]

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FoodWIse Impact August 2022

The most recent census data indicates a significant growth in the Hmong/Hmoob population in Sheboygan County. To better understand how to respond to the needs of Hmong/Hmoob community members, FoodWIse partnered with UW-Madison Population Health and the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association (HMAA) in Sheboygan. Each focus group was approximately 90 minutes long and led by […]

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Community Development Impact August 2022

To obtain input regarding municipal issues, the City of Sheboygan Falls partnered with Kevin to create an online opinion survey that was made available to 4,208 residents, landowners, and business owners. (Paper copies were available for those who preferred that option.) Together, online and paper surveys totaled 403 — a response rate of 10% and […]

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Crops and Soils Impact August 2022

A research project to evaluate nitrogen applications to winter cereal forage crops. Results from this study will help farmers and agricultural professionals determine the most economic and environmental N fertilizer rates for optimizing winter cereal crop yields. Winter cereal forage crops (cereal rye, triticale, etc…) have seen a substantial increase in the number of acres […]

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Dairy Impact August 2022

A carcass show for livestock and dairy youth, where they learned about meat quality assurance and meat production. This effort is designed to teach youth how their dairy-beef, beef, and/or swine project fits into real-world agriculture, improving farm business viability while protecting food safety. Planning and development of a series of short videos for dairy […]

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