The warm temperatures have triggered the spongy moth caterpillars to emerge from their egg masses. Right now, the caterpillars are pretty tiny (see image below, taken 5/7), but you will likely see them as you are also starting to enjoy spring outdoors. These little caterpillars are going to keep feeding and growing to become large […]
Practicing the Pause is a weekly, 30-minute virtual space to practice a variety of techniques to calm your mind and body, decrease stress, and increase self-awareness and resiliency. We’ll practice holding space while also practicing skills such as deep breathing, guided imagery, gentle stretching, etc. We gather every Thursday morning, from 8:30-9:00 AM. You are […]
This training is designed to help trainers facilitate the Rent Smart program effectively in theirown organizations and communities.
The three national credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — have extended until December 31, 2023 a program that lets you check your credit report at each of the agencies once a week for free. Visit AnnualCreditReport.com to request free copies of your credit reports. Other sites may charge you or be fraudulent sites set […]
Are you aware there are more than $88 billion of outstanding medical bills currently in collections—affecting one in five Americans? Medical bills can be very confusing and overwhelming and often come at a time when you may already be in distress. You might feel like you’re navigating a winding maze of information to understand what […]
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!
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 […]
Are you seeing these caterpillars on your trees or hiding underneath things left lying around the yard? They are spongy moth caterpillars (formerly known as gypsy moth) that are busy eating and getting bigger and bigger until they get ready to change into their adult moth form. The spongy moth has escalated into one of […]
When the school-year started in September 2020, students were able to return and learn in Walworth County classrooms. SNAP-Ed funded FoodWIse nutrition educators like Lisa Krolow, however, no longer had the flexibility to join students in-person because of safety restrictions. While virtual programs were growing with prerecorded lessons and asynchronous activities, Walworth elementary teachers were […]
The WiBee App (pronounced wee-bee) is publicly available for anyone to use, whether you are a gardener, grower, student, or just interested in bees. The goal of the WiBee App is to observe and collect data on the abundance and diversity of wild bees visiting blooming crops on your farm. With the app, you complete […]
I really love this time of the year as plants emerge once again after their long winter naps. I also love the fact that I now get to start looking once again for some of my favorite plant diseases. At the top of the list at this time of the year are the rust diseases. […]
On May 18, 2021, Governor Tony Evers announced that the PSC will launch a round of broadband expansion funding in two weeks with $100 million in funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Evers said the Wisconsin Public Service Commission will award the $100 million in federal funding based on a model similar […]