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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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Attn: 4-H Members Planning to Exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair

State Fair Youth Expo is comprised of project exhibits. This program provides valuable learning experiences for youth participants. The 2022 Wisconsin State Fair Youth Exhibits programs are accepting nominations from Wisconsin youth ages 12-19 as of January 1st of the current Fair year. Wisconsin youth may nominate projects to be considered for Wisconsin State Fair […]

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Ozaukee County 4-H Graduates

Are you graduating from Ozaukee County 4-H this year? 4-H members may choose to graduate from 4-H at either the end of high school (grade 12) or one year beyond high school. If you intend to graduate from 4-H at this time, Ozaukee County 4-H wants to recognize you in the 2022 Graduate Spotlight coming […]

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Virtual Youth Tractor Safety Training: Registration Open

The Wisconsin Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Program is designed to meet requirements established by the US Department of Labor, pertaining to special provisions made for the employment of youth ages 14-15 on farms not operated by their parents. In addition, Wisconsin Act 455 provides specific provisions for tractor operation by 12-13 year olds. […]

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Ozaukee County 4-H Educator receives Colleague of the Year Award

UW Madison Division of Extension Ozaukee County 4-H Educator, Jayna Hintz, has been recognized with the 2022 Colleague of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (WAE4-HYDP). The presentation was made April 12th at the 2022 Joint Council of Extension Professionals Conference held in Rothschild, WI. Colleague of the […]

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Area Extension Director Cindy Sarkady Receives Epsilon Sigma Phi Visionary Leadership Award

Cindy Sarkady, UW Madison Division of Extension Area 15 Extension Director, received the Epsilon Sigma Phi 2022 Visionary Leadership Award at the April 12 Joint Council of Extension Professionals Conference held in Rothschild, Wisconsin. Area 15 includes Washington, Ozaukee, Fond du Lac, and Sheboygan Counties. This Visionary Leadership Award recognizes Cindy for her work in implementing organizational changes to ensure the […]

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Responding to the Avian Influenza Outbreak

The current avian influenza outbreak is not thought to pose a risk to human health or to food safety but it is highly toxic to birds, including backyard poultry flocks.  As of April 2, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced a confirmed case of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPIA) in a […]

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Emergency Broadband Benefit

Earlier in the year, we shared information that contained a link to a survey related to the quality of broadband access in the state of Wisconsin. Surveys such as these are critical for ensuring that our Federal partners are aware of the difficulties and challenges when it comes to broadband access across the state. It […]

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Tools to Cope with the Financial Impact of COVID-19

The University of Wisconsin of Wisconsin Human Development & Relationships educators have collaborated and created a quick reference guide:Tools to cope with the financial impact of COVID-19. (Spanish translation: Tools to cope with the financial impact of COVID-19 Spanish ) The guide connects you with quick resources to the following questions: If You… Are about to lose your […]

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4-H Innovation Zone Webpage: Great Virtual Learning Opportunities

A reminder that 4-H has produced some wonderful opportunities during this difficult time for families, youths and adults to connect with each other, connect with their communities, and learn new skills, albeit from a distance! If you’re looking for ideas or ways to stay involved, be sure to check out the 4-H Innovation Zone page […]

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Ozaukee County Agriculture Impact

Statewide, agriculture is a $104.8 billion industry and provides 413,500 jobs! Agriculture is a vital part of the economy in nearly every Wisconsin county, whether urban or rural. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. The […]

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