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Produce Safety Training Course Offered Online

Due to COVID-19 social distancing protocol, a Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety (FSMA-PSR) grower training class will be offered online on April 21 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The requirement that growers attend these trainings in person will return once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. This training fulfills the requirements of the FSMA-PSR and […]

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Protect Yourself from Scams

As the country waits for information about relief funding being debated this is some important information to know about to protect yourself from scams; The government will not ask you to pay anything up front to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing. The government will not call to ask for your Social Security number, bank account, […]

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Parent and Family Learning Resources

If the Coronavirus spreads at the predicted rate experts believe it will, you may find yourself and your family at home a little longer than expected.  This may mean that learning for your children looks different than their classroom.  This is a great time to focus on connections and feelings of safety and to get […]

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Sauk County Upcoming Programming

Sauk County Extension is making an effort to adapt our programming to continue to serve our current clients the best that we can.  Some events and programs have been canceled, others rescheduled, while others are moving to online formats.  Extension will try to keep an updated list of upcoming programs and events.  If you have […]

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COVID-19 and Extension Resources

Extension staff are working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 virus is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread of the virus via protective measures. We are following best practices and the latest policy guidelines […]

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Well Water Testing Program Results

Residents living in the towns of Bear Creek, Franklin, Spring Green and Washington had an opportunity to participate in a Well Water Testing Program in the winter of 2020. The number of participants was record-setting for Sauk County. There will be an educational follow-up program happening Tuesday, March 10th. Participants will learn about their well […]

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Farm Connect Guide Changes for 2020

2020 Farm Connect Guide Comes with a Few Changes Sauk County Farm Connect Guide is a directory offered by Extension Sauk County designed to help Sauk County area producers and businesses reach more customers who are interested in buying high-quality, local products directly from producers. Listing in the Farm Connect Guide is open to any […]

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Town of Fairfield Broadband Report

How fast is your internet? Check out the results of Extension’s broadband demand surveys  Access to high-speed broadband Internet is essential to the future success of our rural communities.  It creates economic growth, expands access to quality healthcare, enhances educational opportunities, and improves our quality of life. Extension Sauk County designed and conducted an Internet […]

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2019 Sauk County Farm Connect Guide

Ever wish you knew where to buy local honey?  Interested in buying local but unsure where to go? Need to find fresh, delicious food? We know where to look!! The Sauk County Farm Connect Guide 2019 is available for the 2019 season. This publication connects you with your local producers throughout Sauk County. The publication […]

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Sauk County Population and Demographic Trends

Sauk County UW-Extension recently had Dan Veroff, Extension Demographic Specialist, from the Applied Population Laboratory compile population and demographic trends within Sauk County.  The data includes information on overall population changes, age and aging, what date says about race and ethnic diversity, languages spoken at home, housing, employment and commuting, and crimes and arrests. Sauk […]

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Paddle the Baraboo Guide and Map Now Available

Take a look at our recently updated and published Paddle the Baraboo River Guide and Map. The map have been updated with new access information and better paddling time estimates.  The map is intended for people interested in paddling the Baraboo River and are primarily distributed through the Baraboo and Reedsburg Chambers of Commerce or the […]

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