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Free Virtual Rent Smart Programs

Helping to make renting a great experience for you!  Rent Smart focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for a successful renting experience.  It challenges participants to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as know and understand the rights and responsibilities of their landlord. FREE – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Advance Child Tax Credit

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes.

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Eviction Alternatives for Landlords

The CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium has ended. For landlords, this will allow evictions for non-payment of rent to begin again. However, there are alternatives to eviction that can be mutually beneficial for both tenants and landlords.

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Encouraging Financial Conversations

Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers, and other frontline staff to help empower clients to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. Participants will learn techniques and strategies to help their clients create a financial goals action plan, build and maintain good credit, pay off debts, develop a […]

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Aging Mastery – FREE Virtual Program!

The ten-class series will be held over five weeks – Mondays & Wednesdays, September 27th – October 27th, 11:00am-Noon Consider joining the fun and innovative upcoming Aging Mastery Program® (AMP)! AMP empowers participants to embrace their gift of longevity by spending more time each day doing things that are good for themselves and for others. […]

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Farm Ready Research Recorded Webinar Sessions Available

We’re you busy and could not attend some of the webinars available on Farm Ready Research? Learn about equipment, animal care, and safety from our Winter 2020 series. All webinars are now available online for your convenience. This is the most up-to-date information available on dairy production, livestock production and farm management resources. Access webinar […]

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Now Accepting New Master Gardener Volunteer Candidates

Walworth County is accepting new UW-Madison Extension Master Volunteers in 2022! For those that are interested in being a part of the statewide Master Gardener Volunteer program contact Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist at julie.hill@wisc.edu, to be included in the local open house for new Master Gardener Volunteer candidates. The next step is to enroll […]

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“Crush and Brush” Gypsy Moth

Are you seeing these caterpillars on your trees or hiding underneath things left lying around the yard? They are gypsy moth caterpillars that are busy eating and getting bigger and bigger until they get ready to change into their adult moth form. The gypsy moth has escalated into one of the most important insect pests […]

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