March-May 2022 Extension Connection

Check out our newly published Extension Connection, March – May 2022 – Extension Connection, a newsletter to support your home, health, and family life. This newsletter is serving Marquette, Adams, Waushara, and Green Lake counties. Inside you will find educational articles, upcoming programs, and community resources.

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EXTENSION UPDATE DUE TO CO-VID 19

Due to Covid-19, our educators are offering programming online and in person. We are following University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension guidelines. Office staff are in office and open as usual 8:00 am-4:30 pm week days.   For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Marquette County Government and Marquette […]

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Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times

Many households may experience hard financial times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. UW Extension has a website for help with Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times. We just added information related to this situation, such as eligibility for unemployment insurance, public benefits, small business assistance, and keeping up with loan payments. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/toughtimes/

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Parent Cafés

Parent Café: A fulfilling way to talk, listen and support each other with the stressors, worries and challenges of parenting that many have struggled with alone. They are unique in that every parent’s voice is heard. Support parents in building friendships and a strong network of families who help each other stay strong. Small group […]

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Food Safety for Flooded Farms

Flooding events, especially during the harvest season, can have a significant impact on a farm’s bottom line. Growers need to also consider food safety impacts as they assess damage and consider their options. Several resources are available to help growers in the aftermath of  significant rain events. Visit:https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/31/food-safety-for-flooded-farms/ for more information.

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Operation Peaceful Family – for parents/caregivers and youth age 10-14

Registration is open now until January 29th for this Feb-March 2018 program. If you have wondered or worried about your youth’s choices or behaviors, this program is for you and your youth. Enjoyable and educational, proven positive results, free dinner and child care. Complete details and registration information on the program PeacefulFamilyMSFP2018 or call Sue Allen, […]

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Join the Fun! Family Adventure Day & Resource Fair – May 14th

It was a great day on Saturday, May 14th 10am-1pm. Montello High School Varsity Gym and Outdoor Area.  We had sunshine, snow and lots of fun indoors!!  Over 200 parents, children, and community members enjoyed great activities and booths.  Thank you to financial sponsors, performers, exhibitors and activity leaders!! Sponsored by High Marq Environmental Charter School, UW-Extension, […]

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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (ADRC hosts a county wide resource directory for all residents of Marquette County) The directory details various local services and opportunities for families! Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call the Extension Office at 608-297-3141 or email hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu  

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