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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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March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme, “Celebrate a World of Flavors,” showcases how flavors from cultures around the world is […]

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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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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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“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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Walworth Schools Explore Food Environments Through Virtual Education

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 […]

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Free Weekly Credit Reports

Paying for Your Report Isn’t Necessary. By law, you are entitled to three free credit reports every 12 months–one each from the three credit reporting bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, you can now order a free weekly credit report online through April 2022. How to Obtain Your Report : Online […]

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WiBee App Tracks Wild Bee Pollinators

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 […]

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Rampant Ravaging Rusts

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.  […]

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