Douglas County Broadband Forum

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 UW-Extension in Douglas County hosted a broadband forum for town and village officials, providers, and interested citizens.  If you were unable to join us, please find the resources we discussed here. Materials Presented the Session: Session Agenda – Agenda 011817 Session PowerPoint (what is broadband and creating change) – Douglas County Broadband Forum […]

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Meat Judging Resource

All, Feel free in utilizing a new resource we created to prepare youth for meats judging, especially around retail identification.  Pictures from the 4-H meats judging contests in 2016 were put together into a Utube video for youth to prepare. The video can be found here: http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/2017/01/04/retail-meat-id-resource-video-available/ Reminder:  If you put your email address into […]

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Tap Into It

How do you tap into UW-Extension? Help us tell our story by sharing yours UW-Extension wants to hear from you! Tap Into It, is collecting stories and feedback from clients, volunteers, friends and partners like you. We will use your input, stories and testimonials to share the value of our work, to help us tell […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

  Do you need help understanding your property tax bill?  Download this one-page guide (PDF), which will show you how to interpret the information. This guide will help you understand: Land value vs. improvements value Total assessed value Average assessment ratio Estimated fair market value Taxing jurisdictions that are included on your bill Net assessed value […]

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Welcome to the New Douglas County Master Gardener Volunteers

After a rigorous, hands-on training the Douglas County Master Gardener trainees have completed their training and are planning their projects.  Many thanks to Jane Anklam, Agriculture/Horticulture educator from UW-Extension, Douglas County who led the group through gardening practices, actual pest and disease problems, what questions to ask and how to organize a project – plus […]

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Straw Bale Gardening Update

As the snow flies and the temperatures drop, let’s not forget the hard work and great results we had over the last summer.  Many homeowners tried straw bale gardening and help us help others by sharing their challenges and success. From the garden of Ruth and John Ludwig:  Year 2

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