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2019 Prairie Walk

The 2019 Prairie Walk has been scheduled on Tuesday July 23 in Burlington. Registration will begin at 8:30AM followed by our program at 9AM. We have some very special guests this year that will speak on pollinators and conservation. This year we will meet at Jeff and Molly Keller’s property on Spring Prairie Road. W775 […]

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Tractor Safety Course 2019

Our goal in offering the Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course is two-fold. First, it provides parents with an opportunity to meet State and Federal mandates for children who will be operating farm equipment. Second, and equally important, our efforts are meant to keep our children safe on the farm and the busy highways we deal […]

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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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Boletí Fit Families de abril

A veces el clima obliga a los niños a quedarse adentro. Esto no significa que no puedan divertirse sin ver la televisión. ¡Hay tantas actividades que pueden hacer adentro que traerán alegría y risas a su hogar! Lo que más me gusta hacer con mis hijos es construir un castillo de cobijas con muchas cobijas […]

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April Fit Families Newsletter

Sometimes the weather forces kids to stay inside. This doesn’t mean that they can’t have fun without watching tv. There are so many awesome activities that they can do inside that will bring joy and laughter throughout your home, as well as get them moving! My favorite thing to do with my kids is to […]

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Boletín Fit Families de marzo

Manténgase activo y tome mucha agua. Están empezando a haber rayos de sol y las temperaturas se están calentando en todo el país. ¿Está su hijo haciendo suficiente ejercicio? Los niños necesitan jugar afuera y adentro. Se sorprendería de cuántas frutas y verduras comerán los niños cuando estén disponibles. El boletín contiene una receta de […]

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March Fit Families Newsletter

Stay active and drink plenty of water. There are starting to be rays of sunshine and temperatures are warming up across the nation. Is your kid getting enough exercise? Kids need to play outside and inside. You would be surprised how many fruits and vegetables kids will eat when they are readily available. The newsletter […]

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Wisconsin Farm Bureau Essay Contest

Wisconsin Farm Bureau to hold essay contest for students in 4th and 5th grade. Each year Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and We Energy sponsors the Ag in the Classroom Essay Contest, open to all 4th and 5th grade students in Wisconsin.  The essay is promoted in grade schools throughout the state by county Farm Bureaus.  […]

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Soil Health Workshop in Fort Atkinson

Interested in improving soil health? You’re invited to attend the Soil Health Workshop in Fort Atkinson on March 5th from 4:30-8:00pm with registration at 4:00pm. REGISTER HERE! Soil Health Event Postcard Agenda:  4:30-6:00 pm Soil Health: The What, Why and Hows: Hear from local farmers about how they are using cover crops and no-till to build […]

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Boletín Fit Families de febrero

La primavera está a la vuelta de la esquina. ¡Es hora de empezar a pensar en el jardín! ¿Cultivarás las mismas verduras y / o frutas que el año pasado? ¿O vas a probar algo diferente este año?¿Tiene un niño caprichoso en la mesa? Intenta ofrecerles cosas diferentes y diviértete con ellas. La comida no […]

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February Fit Families Newsletter

Spring is around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about the family vegetable garden! Will you grow the same vegetables and/or fruits as last year? Or will you try something different this year? Have a fussy kid at the table? Try offering them different things and have fun with them. Food should not be […]

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