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WISCONSIN DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. WALWORTH.EXTENSION.WISC.EDU or call (262) 741-4951 for more. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin […]

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ATTENTION PESTICIDE APPLICATORS

PLEASE READ THIS IN ITS ENTIRETY IF YOU ARE A PESTICIDE APPLICATOR! The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide certification testing as of March 18, 2020. Exams scheduled on and after March 18, 2020,​ are canceled. If you have scheduled a certification exam do not go to the testing […]

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Government Checks

We do not know exactly how the government will be sending out checks to citizens but, we do know that it is all being worked out. Because of this, scammers are preparing to start reaching out to citizens to scam them out of their checks. Jennifer Leach, from the FTC, had this to say. Checks […]

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UW-Madison Science Expeditions (CANCELLED)

Do not miss this incredible FREE opportunity! Explore science, engineering and what UW-Madison has to offer! This three day weekend is exploding with an amazing range of different sciences and engineering! Talk with researchers and UW scientists! Visit research labs, libraries, and field sites! This open house is FREE and open to all! 3 days! […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Registration Open

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on a property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years. The 2020 Walworth County Pesticide Applicator Training has been scheduled: Thursday Feb 6, 2020 at the Walworth County Government Center. Visit […]

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Cultivating Your Farm’s Future

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension will host a workshop at the Walworth County Government Center, 100 W Walworth St., Elkhorn, providing information and resources on farm succession and estate planning. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, and will run from 9:30 a.m. to – 2:30 p.m. Participants will have […]

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Winter Beef Cow-Calf Workshop

Kenosha, Walworth, and Racine County UW-Extension offices will be hosting a Winter Cow-Calf Workshop. This year’s workshop focus will be on facilities and nutrition. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided in-between the two topics. Pre-registration is requested by Monday, November 25. To register, you may send in the registration form for winter beef cow-calf […]

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QWIC Bites- Kids in the Kitchen

  Easy Freezer Pasta and Vegetables Join us Tuesday December 17 at the Delavan library as we prepare a delicious pasta dish with homemade dressing. THIS IS A FREE EVENT! Tuesday December 17: 4PM-4:45PM      RSVP by calling (262) 741-3146 or e-mail walcoWIC@co.walworth.wi.us Aram Public Library 404 E Walworth St Delavan, WI 53115

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Become a Financial Coach

Interested in becoming a coach or in scheduling a financial coaching session? WalCo Volunteer Financial Coach Position Description General Description: Volunteer Financial Coaches agree to complete the Volunteer Financial Coach Training and provide one-on-one coaching for individuals/families that are seeking to accomplish financial goals. Nature of Position: The volunteer receives 6 hours of training in […]

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Lifelong Gardening

On Monday, November 11, in conjunction with Rotary Botanical Gardens, Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association will host the Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, who will present Lifelong Gardening – an award winning presentation on how adaptive tools can make gardening as we age easier, more convenient and safer. The Lifelong Gardening Committee of the Southeast Wisconsin […]

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