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COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. See our updated events calendar at https://chippewa.extension.wisc.edu/calendar/ or call 715-726-7950 for more.  Click here to view our […]

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Custom Rate Guide – 2020 Publication

Included in this 2020 release are statewide average rates and typical ranges for those averages. For more information visit the USDA website at www.nass.usda.gov/wi or call your local Extension Office. Custom Rate Guide 2020  

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Wise Wisconsin Spring Series

Save the Dates! Wise Wisconsin Spring Series starts April 8th. Participants must register for the on-hour sessions they plan to attend to receive connection information.  Details below: On Zoom Wednesday mornings 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. April 7th through April 28th, 2021 Registration Required: https://go.wisc.edu/jk800o UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Spring Series. […]

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Free Vegetable Diseases Zoom Webinar

Free Zoom Webinar, but registration is required! Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join UW-Madison Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic’s director, Brian Hudelson, as he discusses common diseases of vegetables.  Learn how to identify and manage common vegetable diseases and help your vegetable garden thrive. Please use the following link to register: […]

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Master Gardener Volunteer Week, April 5-9, 2021

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program celebrates Master Gardener Volunteer Week April 5-9, 2021.  Master Gardener Volunteers are an important part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension Chippewa County. They make a positive difference in the Chippewa County community by providing gardening education to the public through presentations and their annual winter gardening seminar, delivering programs […]

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Farm Ready Research Webinar Series

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar meeting series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock production to farm management resources. Sessions begin December 2020 and run through April 2021. Review the program topics and descriptions and register to pick your […]

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Grief, COVID-19 & the Holidays

Many resources are available for Making Decisions and Getting Support when dealing with grief and COVID-19 during the holidays. Additional resources are available on the UW Division of Extension Behavioral Health website.  

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Grief, Loss and New Traditions During the Holidays

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people in different ways. Now that the seasons are changing and weather is colder, it is more difficult to connect with the people we care about. The upcoming holiday season will likely look much different for many families this year. Dealing with grief and loss during this time can […]

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Financial Coaching – Sticking to your Goals

Do you have financial goals but trouble sticking with “the plan”?  If so, our Free Financial Coaching might be for you!  Financial Coaching provides individuals with support using…. a hands-on approach accountability networking goal setting education Program Benefits As a participant, you will:  Meet and work with a trained financial coach, one-on-one Reduce your stress […]

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Safe Preserving tips during COVID-19

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family. Use recipes that are up to date. Some canning recommendations have changed […]

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Fruit Cracking

This is a great time of year for tomato lovers. Gardens are full of vine ripened tomatoes. As gardeners head out to pick their prized fruits, some have reported cracks on the shoulders of the fruit. This is known as fruit cracking. I have noticed it on some of my large tomato varieties. Fruit cracking […]

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