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Master Gardener Events

UW-Madison Horticulture is offering 4 free virtual events in May and June of 2021. “Testing, Amending, and Managing Gardens for Soil Health”: “The Buzz About Mosquitoes”; “How do pesticides affect pollinators and songbirds in your yard?”; “Insect Pest Management in Small Gardens.” Continue reading for more information on registration times and dates.

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Extension Offers Free Poultry Management Webinar Series

Extension Offers Free Poultry Management Webinar Series On behalf of our Agriculture colleagues, UW-Madison, Division of Extension, is offering a free webinar series designed to assist home and small-scale poultry producers in their management endeavors.  The series will take place on Wednesday evenings between May 12 and June 2, with each event beginning at 7 […]

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4-H Day Camp: June 16 & 17

This year, 4-H Day Camp will be held on June 16-17, 9am-5pm, on the beautiful, rural, 64-acre grounds of Blue Lotus Farm & Retreat Center, 5501 County Road M, West Bend. Camp is open to 4-H youth members currently in grades 3-6. Camp will run 9am — 5pm both days. Cost is $10 and includes lunch, […]

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The jar sealed, is the food still safe? (and other questions)

Guest post by BARBARA H INGHAM Tested recipes recommend glass Mason-style jars and 2-piece self-sealing lids for home canning. In the past few weeks, several calls have come in about jars and lids, and ensuring a good seal when canning foods at home. Handling jars and lids correctly will go a long way towards successfully preserving your garden’s […]

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Meet Stephanie Plaster, Agriculture Educator

Stephanie Plaster is the agriculture educator for both Washington and Ozaukee Counties. She covers farm management, dairy, and livestock across Sheboygan, Washington, and Ozaukee Counties through the Tri-County Ag Specialization. In addition, she leads two Master Gardener programs and three youth dairy and livestock groups. Her focus is primarily on farm business management, increasing production […]

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4-H Youth Summer Camp Staff Needed!

Applications for Washington County 4-H Summer Camp staff positions are now being accepted via 4HOnline (see: Registering for an Event on 4-H Online)! 4-H Youth who are currently in 10th grade and up can apply to be on the camp staff. For a list of positions available, see 2021 Washington County 4-H Staff Positions Yes, you […]

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April 2021 Cloverline 4-H Newsletter Now Posted

The April 2021 Cloverline Newsletter is now posted on our website, and is available here: April 2021 Cloverline. Read about: Youth Summer Camp Staff Needed— Apply on 4-H Online Winners of the Tri-County Visual Arts Festival Project News Upcoming Classes through the Wisconsin 4-H Virtual Learning Community Club-Submitted News

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Eight Ways to Wellness: Discover the Dimensions for a Healthier You!

Join us Friday mornings for Eight Ways to Wellness: Discover the Dimensions for a Healthier You! Wellness is often categorized into several interconnected dimensions. It’s a holistic integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. During this 8-session interactive series, you’ll learn more about each of the eight dimensions along with ways to help find a […]

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Washington County 4-H Virtual Game Night April 26 at 6:30pm

Washington County 4-H Virtual Game Night

Washington County 4-H youth leaders are planning a virtual game night for Monday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. This family friendly activity is a great opportunity for youth from different clubs to have some fun and connect with each other! Please register by Monday, April 19th: https://forms.gle/kwqki2hNWoKavW2e7. This event is open to all ages!

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Spring Parent Connect

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other. Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children’s growth and learning. Each week an Extension educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their […]

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