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Flu Season is here! Now is the time to get your shot!

Ensuring that everyone in Wisconsin gets a flu vaccination (also called flu shot, or flu immunization) this year is more important than ever. Influenza causes many hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. each year. The flu vaccine is strongly recommended for everyone older than 6 months. Please read for more information on when and where to get your flu shot.

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Extension Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Extension Richland County is committed to serving and working with all residents of our community. We support the work of UW-Madison Division of Extension to further diversity and inclusion, and Richland County institutions who are working to end discrimination & racism.

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Office Staff, Procedures, and Contact Information

Due to the Safer at Home Order put out by the Governor, our staffing, hours, and procedures have changed to follow the latest information available. Please check back frequently as this will be updated and changed to reflect the latest information provided. Please read for more information.

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Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building Virtual Tour

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program, in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agriculture and Life Science and Division of Extension, will host a LIVE Virtual Zoom Tour of the brand-new Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building. The tour begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd, via the Zoom platform.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2

The USDA’s Conronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is intended to minimize the effects of the pandemic by providing financial assistance to agricultural producers. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2020.

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Prioritizing Financial and Marketing Decisions

The third webinar in the ‘Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals Fall 2020 Series’ will occur on November 12. it will address topics such as ‘Crops and Farm Finances’ and ‘Year End Grain Marketing and Pricing Decisions’. Register by 5:00 p.m., November 11 and reserve your spot!

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Raising a Thinking Child Classes Available

Do you want your child to succeed in school, make friends, and treat others with respect? “Raising a Thinking Child” helps you teach young children how to solve problems and resolve daily conflicts. Join us for classes

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Virtual Edible Startup Summit!

Are you wanting to start a food business? Not sure where to start? Want to hear from someone who has been there? Join the Virtual Edible Startup Summit on November 9 and 10!

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Trust and Decision Making Workshop Opportunities

Trust takes a lifetime to build and can be lost in a second. How do you mend broken trust? How do you gain trust where a lack makes communication difficult? Decision making tools and practices are also vital skills to have. These workshops will give you the tools you need to build trust and handle difficult decision making with aplomb.

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2020 Pest Management Update Virtual Meetings

The schedule for the Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series is listed below. The format will be different this year because of COVID-19. Virtual meetings with the same content will be offered multiple times the week of November 9 and will run for 2 hours each (please choose the option that best fits your schedule).

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