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Extension Resources: COVID-19

With a “safer-at-home” order now in effect for all of Wisconsin, our staff is producing resources across our program areas to help those all over Wisconsin. We will collect and link these resources as they’re available. Tools for small businesses, farmers, and those looking for financial support have already been produced and given to educators […]

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COVID-19 4-H Program Status

UPDATE as of 5/15/2020: With the recent changes affecting the governor’s “safer at home” order, there have been questions about how this affects 4-H. As a program of UW-Madison’s Division of Extension, 4-H is following UW guidance, informed by the Badger Bounce Back public health plan. All in-person 4-H programming remains canceled through May 31. […]

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COVID-19 Master Gardener Program Status

UPDATE 5/15/2020: With the suspension of the statewide emergency order, you might have questions about resuming volunteer activities for the MG program. Please remember, as a UW-Madison program we take our guidance from campus. At this moment we continue to limit activities to those that can only be done from home. A designated group is […]

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COVID 19: Staff Update

As a Division of UW-Madison, Extension is following the lead of UW-Madison leadership in responding to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, in conjunction with public health and county officials. The latest guidance from UW-Madison and local government is to limit on-site work in addition to postponing events. This guidance is in reaction to a worldwide event […]

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Extension Ozaukee County

Extension Ozaukee County provides resources and education in three programming areas: Agriculture, Community Development, and 4-H & Youth Development. Collectively, we: Bring University resources and research to the people of Ozaukee County Work with local governments, organizations, businesses and individuals Create partnerships, foster relationships, and strengthen communities For a brief description of our programming, please see […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture introduces online ‘Coffee Chat’ series

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start hosting a new online ‘Coffee Chats’ series in various locations, times and dates across the state starting May 12th, 2020. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on farm business […]

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4-H Harbinger Newsletter May/June 2020

Keep up to date with the latest and greatest information on upcoming Ozaukee County 4-H activities and events through the Harbinger! NEW FORMAT! The newsletter is interactive – Table of Contents allow you to click and go! May/June 2020 Harbinger

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Ozaukee 4-H Summer Camp Status: COVID-19

UPDATE 4/23/2020: All in-person 4-H activities, meetings, and events through June 1st are canceled.  Large events (greater than 50 people), including all residential overnight programs,  planned through the end of June are canceled. This includes BOTH Ozaukee County’s 4-H Base Camp & Outpost Camp, scheduled for June 24-27, 2020. Please understand these decisions are made […]

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Fun Hands-on Learning to do at Home

As always, UW-Madison Division of Extension and 4-H want to support youth and families with fun, hands-on learning that helps young people build life skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. World events are making things more challenging right now. But we don’t let that stop us! Extension educators from around the state created […]

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Resources for Non-profit Organizations during the COVID-19 Crisis

When unexpected events – such as the COVID-19 pandemic – up-end your organization’s everyday functioning, there are steps you can take for both work continuity and sustainable financial management. Below are resources for non-profits on working remotely and securing your organization’s financial standing. Take some time now to consider current and impending financial stresses to […]

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Small Business Resources – COVID-19

The Center for Community and Economic Development has a set of resources for helping small businesses hit by the economic fallout due to the conaronavirus:  https://cced.ces.uwex.edu/navigating-coronavirus-for-small-business/

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