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Private Applicator Certification Training and Test

Private Applicator Training for Certification and Test. Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at the location. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, February 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Dodger Bowl Lanes. 318 King St. Dodgeville, WI 53533. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - February 2024 – Wednesdays and Fridays 9-10 am February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, and 23 (check in Wednesday, January 31 9-10 am)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses, Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing, How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants, Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors, Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Friday, February 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Dairy Reproduction Roadshow

To help Wisconsin Dairy Farmers get the most current and up-to-date research information, the UW-Extension Dairy program has developed the “Reproduction Roadshow.” This roadshow is an update on UW-Madison dairy reproduction research, covering heifer reproduction, sexed semen, the high fertility cycle, and more. The roadshow features Dr. Paul Fricke, Professor and Extension Specialist in Dairy Cattle Reproduction, and Dr. JP Martins, DVM, Ph.D. from the Department of Medical Sciences – School of Veterinary Medicine UW-Madison. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Dairy. County: Dane. Dodge. Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Alison Pfau. Contact Email: alison.pfau@wisc.edu. Friday, February 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Rex's Innkeeper Restaurant, Waunakee (301 N. Century Ave. Waunakee). For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Winter Day Camp

Join Upham Woods this exciting Winter Day camp to explore the outdoors and learn about winter recreation opportunities! DATE: Friday, February 23, (WDSD No School Day) AGES: Kindergarten- 6th grade TIME: 8am – 4:30pm *Drop off between 7:30-8am *Pick up between 4- 4:30pm FEE $35.00 (includes lunch + 2 snacks) LOCATION: Upham Woods, N194 County Rd N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 *Activities include Broomball, snowshoeing, outdoor survival, campfire making, & meeting the education animals of Upham Woods. Cost: $25 (includes lunch + 2 snacks). Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Health & Well-Being. Land & Forestry. Youth. County: Adams. Columbia. Juneau. Sauk. Contact Name: Rachael Lewandowski Sarette. Contact Email: uphamwoods@extension.wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-254-6461. Saturday, February 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Upham Woods N194 County Rd N Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Start Strong: Start Your Own Business

Got a Great Business Idea? Learn the fundamentals of starting a business in this four-part workshop series organized by the Viroqua Chamber and UW Extension where you will learn to: , *Build your Business Blueprint, *Understand your Business Value Proposition, *Learn Financial Planning Fundamentals, *Develop your Marketing Strategy, , Schedule includes SBDC training, business networking, and presentations from local businesses. , Come together with other new entrepreneurs in Vernon County for an in-person workshop that equips you to turn your ideas into a successful local business. Get training from the Small Business Development Center, network with local small business owners, and receive 1:1 business plan consultation from Couleecap. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Community & Economic Development. Community Food Systems. County: Vernon. Contact Name: Maggie Cornelius. Contact Email: mmcornelius@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7159280888. Saturday, February 24, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Western Technical College 220 S Main Street Viroqua, WI. For more info visit www.viroquachamber.com.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Adams County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Linda Arneson, 608-339-4237. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Green Lake. Juneau. Marquette. Waushara. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Adams County Community Center (Library Community Room), 569 Cedar St. Adams, WI 53910. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Clark County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Valerie Wood 715-743-5122 / valerie.wood@co.clark.wi.us. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Clark. Marathon. Portage. Wood. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Clark County Courthouse, 517 Court St. Room 101, Neillsville, WI 54456. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Dodge County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Amber Griswold - 920-386-3790. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Columbia. Dodge. Sauk. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Dodge Extension, 127 E Oak Street, Juneau, WI 53039. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Dunn County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Melissa Burke 715-232-1636. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Chippewa. Dunn. Eau Claire. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Dunn County Government Center, 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Suite 216, Menomonie, WI 54751. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Jefferson County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Katelyn Broedlow, 920-674-7295, kbroedlow@jeffersoncountywi.gov. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 864 Collins Rd Ste 111, Jefferson, WI 53549. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Pepin County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Gwen Prom; (715) 672-5214;  gwen.prom@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Buffalo. Jackson. Pepin. Trempealeau. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Pepin County Government Center Boardroom, 740 7th Ave. W. Rm #108, Durand, WI 54736. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Saint Croix County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Lara Hinz 715-531-1937 laura.hinz@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Pierce. Polk. Saint Croix. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1960 8th Avenue, Suite 140, Baldwin, WI 54002. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Shawano County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Tami Goers, 715-526-6136. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Marinette. Menominee. Oconto. Shawano. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Shawano County Courthouse; 311 N Main Street, Shawano, WI 54166. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Trauma Informed Caregiving: Supporting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

Are you a parent/caregiver of a child who has experienced trauma? Are you a professional who works with children impacted by trauma? This free 8-week program can help understand trauma and it's impact on children in order to build positive relationships that helps children thrive. , • Learn about trauma and its effect on children, • Learn to recognize and understand trauma reminders, • Identify emotional “hot spots” and learn strategies to help manage behaviors, • Gain knowledge and skills to become a trauma-informed advocate, , This is a series that runs each Tuesday evening from January 9 through February 27, 2024. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1426. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This series is virtual. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

24 Small Ruminant Webinar - February - Lamb and Kid Care, the First 72 Hours

Roselle Busch, DVM - UC-Davis, Up to 50% of all pre-weaning lamb and kid deaths occur in the first 24-hour safter birth. This webinar will cover the common presentations for sick kids and lambs within the first few days of life and practical methods to increase the likelihood of a positive outcome. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Carolyn Ihde. Contact Email: carolyn.ihde@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082623803. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Online Zoom. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Governance Training Series for New Directors - 103: Tools for Governance Success

Outstanding board leadership is a critical component of being a successful cooperative business. Great boards don’t just happen, they are built and honed. Governance training is critical to developing a productive and forward-thinking board and ensuring a positive relationship between the board and management. , Directors have many duties and responsibilities. Every director has a unique combination of skills, expertise, and blind spots to the board room. The stronger the individual directors are, the stronger the board will be as a whole. , This training is designed for new directors from all types and sectors of cooperatives. , Learn tools for improving the way your board meets its responsibilities to the cooperative and membership. , Learning objectives include: Types of policy and how to develop them , The purpose and process for conducting a General Manager/CEO evaluation , The purpose and process for a board evaluation , Understanding of tools that can be employed in the… Cost: $150. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Community & Economic Development. Organizational & Leadership Development. Contact Name: Abby Grott. Contact Email: agrott@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082650446. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Stevens Point, Wisconsin. For more info visit uwcc.wisc.edu.

Focus on Alfalfa: Focus on Forage 2024

Scott Newell, UW–Madison; Dr. Kim Cassida, Michigan State University; Dr. Mark Renz, UW–Madison; and Dr. Emily Bick, UW–Madison will lead an alfalfa-focused webinar. Topics covered include alfalfa management following the 2023 drought, autotoxicity concerns and current research, herbicide carryover issues, and potato leafhopper management. (0.5 Crop Management, 0.5 IPM CEUs; 1.0 ARPAS credit). Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Scott Newell. Contact Email: scott.newell@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082650770. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual Webinar. For more info visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Test Only - Dane County

An appointment is required for testing only session. You must purchase a training manual before testing. Manuals WILL NOT be available at the testing session. , This is a test ONLY session. , Attendance by appointment only.  Local Contact: Alexis Salazar, salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3704. Cost: 0.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Dane. Contact Name: Alexis Salazar. Contact Email: salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3704. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Dane County Extension 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison, WI 53718-8827. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Fun and Games at the PDDC!

Learn about the UW-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic and the services and activities that it sponsors.  This presentation will include information on both the diagnostic services and outreach efforts provided by the PDDC, as well as information on new and (hopefully) fun and exciting projects that have recently debuted or are currently in the works. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Brian Hudelson. Contact Email: hudelson@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 262-2863. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. online via Zoom. For more info visit pddc.wisc.edu.

Encouraging Financial Conversations

Unsure about how to discuss money with your clients? Encouraging Financial Conversations is an Extension developed series that will help you engage in positive conversations around money.  The six-hour training is geared for helping professionals (case managers, social workers, and other front line staff), but open to anyone! You will learn how to help empower others to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Organizational & Leadership Development. Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414961. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. online Via Zoom.

Processing Crops Meeting

Join us for a morning featuring multiple State Extension Specialists discussing important topics in commercial vegetable production! Cost: $25. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Crops & Soils. County: Adams. Columbia. Dodge. Fond du Lac. Green Lake. Marquette. Waushara. Winnebago. Contact Name: Natasha Paris. Contact Email: natasha.paris@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082288325. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Green Lake County Extension Training Room, 571 Cty Rd A, Green Lake, WI.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Jerry Clark at jerome.clark@wisc.edu or 715-726-7955. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Barron. Bayfield. Buffalo. Burnett. Chippewa. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Rusk. Saint Croix. Sawyer. Washburn. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dunn County Extension Office 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Room 60, Menomonie. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Regional Ag Day

Registration is open for the 2024 Regional Ag Day at the Washington Co. Fair Park on February 29! Learn more about: • Cover Crop Feeding Trials, • Dietary Impacts on Methane & Manure, • New Concepts in Manure Management, • Nitrogen Rate Trials, • Marketing Ideas for Your Farm in 2024, Up to 3 CCA credits are available. Cost: $10. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Dairy. Livestock. County: Fond du Lac. Ozaukee. Sheboygan. Washington. Contact Name: Liz Gartman. Contact Email: liz.gartman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 9203317835. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Washington Co. Fair Park, West Bend. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Thursday, February 29 : Vegetable Diseases

Brian Hudelson, Director of the Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (https://pddc.wisc.edu/) will speak about common diseases of vegetables and their management. You will get tips and strategies for preventing disease as well and digital copies of a number of fact sheets on various common vegetable diseases. (Please note this class will NOT be recorded.). Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Steve Okonek at steven.okonek@wisc.edu or 715-538-5097. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Adams. Clark. Crawford. Eau Claire. Jackson. Juneau. La Crosse. Monroe. Richland. Sauk. Trempealeau. Vernon. Wood. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Friday, March 1, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Jackson Electric Coop N6868 County Road F, Black River Falls. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability

Join us to learn about the seven core principles of positive parenting! , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Monday, March 4, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability

Join us to learn about the seven core principles of positive parenting! , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Monday, March 4, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Lissa Radder. Contact Email: lradder@oconomowoclibrary.org. Contact phone: 262-569-2193. Monday, March 4, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oconomowoc Public Library. For more info visit oconomowoclibrary.org.

The Developmental Stages of Self-Control in Infants and Toddlers

Toddlerhood can be a difficult time to navigate. Learn how self-control develops in children so you can better understand where your children are developmentally and how to best support them. , Wisconsin Early Childhood Professionals can earn 1 continuing education hour via the Wisconsin Registry.  , Register here:  https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/one-hour-once-month-webinars. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Lindsay Weymouth Olson. Contact Email: lindsay.weymouth@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082655785. Monday, March 4, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Virtual. Open to all Wisconsin Early Childhood Professionals. For more info visit fitandhealthykids.unl.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test

Private Applicator Training for Certification and Test. Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at the location. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. La Sure's Banquet Hall. 3125 S Washburn St. Oshkosh, WI 54902. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Livestock Risk Management Tools Overview and Udate

An online presentation/ discussion to learn about Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and Livestock Gross Margin (LGM), the USDA Cattle Risk Management Tools for beef producers. The webinar will present information on how the programs work and how beef producers can purchase coverage. Cost: no cost. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Bill Halfman. Contact Email: william.halfman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6083279855. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Landscape Professionals Conference

UW-Madison, Division of Extension and the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association, Fox Valley Chapter team up to provide the Landscape Professionals Conference March 6,2024 at Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh, WI. This one-day conference is designed to teach and practice professional landscape skills through classroom and hands-on training. The program has a well-rounded offering of three tracks of education: hardscape, landscape, and maintenance. Please join us to learn the latest in research and industry developments, while networking with other horticultural professionals.  ISA Continuing Education Unit (CEU’s) credits available.  Register by December 1, 2023 for early bird pricing! For more information please visit:  https://outagamie.extension.wisc.edu/landscape-professionals-conference/. Cost: $150. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Conferences. In-person. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Brown. Calumet. Door. Green Lake. Outagamie. Shawano. Waupaca. Winnebago. Contact Name: Kaitlin Bricco. Contact Email: kaitlin.bricco@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 9208324764. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Sunnyview Expo Center, Oshkosh. For more info visit outagamie.extension.wisc.edu.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 1.1 Field & Vegetable

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 1.1 Field & Vegetable. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. La Sure's Banquet Hall, 3125 S Washburn St. 54902. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Processing Crops Meeting

Join us for a morning featuring multiple State Extension Specialists discussing important topics in commercial vegetable production! Cost: $25. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Crops & Soils. County: Adams. Green Lake. Juneau. Marquette. Portage. Waushara. Winnebago. Wood. Contact Name: Natasha Paris. Contact Email: natasha.paris@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082288325. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Hancock Agricultural Research Station, 3909 Cty V, Hancock, WI.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Scott Reuss at scott.reuss@wisc.edu or 715-732-7510. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Clark. Florence. Forest. Langlade. Lincoln. Marathon. Menominee. Oneida. Portage. Price. Shawano. Taylor. Waupaca. Wood. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. AgCountry Farm Credit Services 611 S 32nd Ave, Wausau. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Focus on Annual Forage: Focus on Forage 2024

Dr. Marta Kohmann, Dr. Luiz Ferrareto, John Jones, and Chris Bandura of UW–Madison will discuss annual forage topics including how annual forages fit on Wisconsin farms and in the dairy ration, a presentation on the nitrogen demand of winter cereal forages, and nitrogen carryover and rate planning following 2023 drought. (0.5 Nutrient Management, 0.5 Crop Management CEUs; 1.0 ARPAS credit). Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Crops & Soils. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Scott Newell. Contact Email: scott.newell@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082650770. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual Webinar. For more info visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Maura Jaeger. Contact Email: jaeger@ci.brookfield.wi.us. Contact phone: 262-782-4140. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Brookfield Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Rd. Brookfield WI 53005. For more info visit www.ci.brookfield.wi.us.

Encouraging Financial Conversations

Unsure about how to discuss money with your clients? Encouraging Financial Conversations is an Extension developed series that will help you engage in positive conversations around money.  The six-hour training is geared for helping professionals (case managers, social workers, and other front line staff), but open to anyone! You will learn how to help empower others to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Organizational & Leadership Development. Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414961. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. online Via Zoom.

Private Applicator Certification Test Only - Dane County

An appointment is required for testing only session. You must purchase a training manual before testing. Manuals WILL NOT be available at the testing session. , This is a test ONLY session. , Attendance by appointment only.  Local Contact: Alexis Salazar, salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3704. Cost: 0.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Dane. Contact Name: Alexis Salazar. Contact Email: salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3704. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Dane County Extension 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison, WI 53718-8827. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

WeCOPE

WeCOPE is an interactive 6-week program that meets via Zoom once a week. This class helps adults cope with life stress. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. , Join us for the six week session March 7-April 11, 2024 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. This is a series so you must participate in all six sessions. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Health & Well-Being. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Virtual via Zoom. For more info visit douglas.extension.wisc.edu.

Thursday, March 7: Composting in the Vegetable Garden

Composting is a great way to dispose of leftover crop material and turn it into valuable organic matter that you can use later to improve the structure, water-holding capacity and nutrient content of your soil. Basic composting theory, troubleshooting and several methods of composting will be covered. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Resilient Co-Parenting: Help Children with Strong Emotions

Resilient Co-Parenting is a series of classes for parents and caregivers who are raising their children together while living apart. These classes are offered the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Join for any or all! , This month's class is about children's emotions during big family changes. Children experience a wide range of emotions through the transition of separation or divorce. Learn ways to support children through strong emotions, to reduce stress and build emotional intelligence. , Upcoming Resilient Co-Parenting classes: March 7, 2024: Help Children with Strong Emotions , April 4, 2024: Co-Parenting Teens , May 2, 2024: Parenting from a Distance , June 6, 2024: Healthy Coping During Times of Transition. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah Zellmer. Contact Email: hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608 297 3139. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Oconto County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Nancy Servais, 715-732-7510. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Marinette. Menominee. Oconto. Shawano. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 8, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Lena Town Hall; 6087 Goatsville Road; Lena, WI 54139. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Rock County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Brad Meier, (608) 757-5066, bradley.meier@co.rock.wi.us. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 8, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1717 Center Ave, Janesville, WI 52546. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Trempealeau County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Steve Okonek 715-538-5097 steven.okonek@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Buffalo. Jackson. Pepin. Trempealeau. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 8, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tremplo room, #L-15, Trempealeau Co. Government Center 18600 Hobson St, Whitehall, WI. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Vernon County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Vernon Extension 608-637-5276. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Crawford. La Crosse. Monroe. Richland. Vernon. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 8, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 318 Fairland Dr Viroqua WI 54665 (Basement). For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - March 2024 – Saturdays 9-11:30 am March 9, 16, 23 (check in Saturday, March 2)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Saturday, March 9, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Josh Kamps at joshua.kamps@wisc.edu or 608-776-4820. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Columbia. Dane. Dodge. Green. Iowa. Jefferson. Kenosha. Lafayette. Milwaukee. Ozaukee. Racine. Rock. Walworth. Washington. Waukesha. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Monday, March 11, 2024, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Jefferson County Extension Office 864 Collins Road, Jefferson. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Gardening Small

Growing veggies and flowers seems out of the question when space is precious, especially  when you have a small yard, no yard, or a patio/balcony. Join us to get inspired to try something new this gardening season! Keeping in mind the basics of plant health, we will explore ways that you can maximize the space that you do have. We’ll review and compare a variety of methods such as container, square foot, vertical gardening, hydroponics and more. , Free, open to the public, no registration necessary! Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Jefferson. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Contact Email: julie.hill@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414958. Monday, March 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Dwight Foster Public Library 209 Merchants Avenue Fort Atkinson, WI.

Wisconsin Spring Wildflowers March 11

This class will focus on spring ephemerals and non-ephemeral perennials in woodland settings, but also cover some spring-blooming prairie forbs. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Monday, March 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Chippewa County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Amber Gilles 715-726-7950. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Chippewa. Dunn. Eau Claire. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Chippewa Valley Dairy Supply, 6055 County Rd G, Stanley, WI 54768. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Portage County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Denise Rocha, 715-346-1316, denise.rocha@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Clark. Marathon. Portage. Wood. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Portage County Annex, Rooms 1 & 2, 1462 Strongs Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential

Join us to learn how to use positive parenting principles to promote your child’s development by teaching them new skills and behaviors. , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential

Join us to learn how to use positive parenting principles to promote your child’s development by teaching them new skills and behaviors. , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Focus on Fathers: Sports Star, Rock Star, Superstar

Children need encouragement to figure out what they are good at. Parents are the first positive voice children hear. Fathers will learn tips to help their children succeed and to cope with failure when they fall short. , Connect with other fathers while learning to boost your child's social and emotional skills. , Designed for dads and open to all! , Focus on Fathers Series, +April 9 - Standing Up For Yourself. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (715) 537-6254. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Josh Kamps at joshua.kamps@wisc.edu or 608-776-4820. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Dane. Green. Iowa. Jefferson. Kenosha. Lafayette. Milwaukee. Racine. Rock. Walworth. Washington. Waukesha. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Walworth County Extension Office 100 W Walworth St, Elkhorn. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Jerry Clark at jerome.clark@wisc.edu or 715-726-7955. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Barron. Bayfield. Buffalo. Burnett. Chippewa. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Rusk. Saint Croix. Sawyer. Washburn. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dunn County Extension Office 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Room 60, Menomonie. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Scott Reuss at scott.reuss@wisc.edu or 715-732-7510. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Brown. Calumet. Door. Fond du Lac. Green Lake. Kewaunee. Manitowoc. Marinette. Oconto. Outagamie. Shawano. Sheboygan. Waupaca. Waushara. Winnebago. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Outagamie County Extension Office 3365 W Brewster St, Appleton. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Maple Hour

The Maple Hour is a webinar series for Wisconsin maple enthusiasts. Each program features a timely topic and guest speaker with space for live Q&A . You can sign-up to attend the next session and watch the entire Maple Hour archive here: https://maple.extension.wisc.edu/maplehour/, , The March Maple Hour will focus on invasive plant species found in the sugarbush. Mary Bartkowiak, WDNR invasive species specialist, will join us to talk about the most important invasive plants for maple syrup producers to be aware of. Cost: free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Talks & Lectures. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Farm Management. Land & Forestry. Named Program: NRI - Maple Syrup. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tony Johnson. Contact Email: anthony.johnson@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6083868900. Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Online. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Encouraging Financial Conversations

Unsure about how to discuss money with your clients? Encouraging Financial Conversations is an Extension developed series that will help you engage in positive conversations around money.  The six-hour training is geared for helping professionals (case managers, social workers, and other front line staff), but open to anyone! You will learn how to help empower others to achieve their financial goals and manage their money. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Organizational & Leadership Development. Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414961. Thursday, March 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. online Via Zoom.

Producing Quality Beef Workshop

Topics: What physical traits enhance or detract fed cattle values? Why do some fed cattle sell for more or less than others? , One BQA credit is available for BQA recertification. , This workshop is free and includes lunch, but you must register. , Can call 608-833-7177. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: Sandy. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Thursday, March 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Stratford Equity Livestock Sale Barn and Country Aire Stratford. For more info visit bit.ly.

Beyond birdfeeders: how to be a bird-friendly gardener all year long

Join Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist from UW-Madison Division of Extension, to learn how you can create a bird-friendly yard. There are many benefits to both wildlife and people when you prioritize the needs of birds where you garden. We will talk about gardening practices you can do throughout the year to encourage bird visitors, plus birdfeeders, water, and how to improve shelter and nesting sites. , Free, open to the public, no registration necessary! Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Rock. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Contact Email: julie.hill@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414958. Thursday, March 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rotary Botanical Gardens 1455 Palmer Drive Janesville, WI.

Thursday, March 14: Cover Crops for the Vegetable Garden

Cover crops bring extra nutrients to the soil and help control weeds. Some also attract pollinators, which can help increase your crop yield. Organic and Small Farmer Outreach Specialist Claire Strader will talk about different types of cover crops to use in different situations, as well as when to plant and remove them. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Thursday, March 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Financial Management and Analysis

Farm Pulse: Financial Management and Analysis is a self-paced online course for farmers interested in learning how to use farm financials to explore their farm business decisions. This course will help farmers evaluate their finances, take the pulse of their farm business, and set goals for the future of their operation. , Participants are able to choose between either a dairy case farm or a livestock and grain case farm to follow throughout the series of 8 modules; completing hands-on, interactive financial activities related to these case farms. After completing the course, participants will be able to transfer these skills from the case farm to their own farm businesses. Instructors will be available throughout the course to provide technical support and a one-on-one financial review. Cost: 299. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Farm Management. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Friday, March 15, 2024. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Clark County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Valerie Wood 715-743-5122 / valerie.wood@co.clark.wi.us. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Clark. Marathon. Portage. Wood. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Abbotsford City Hall, 203 N 1st St. Abbotsford, WI 54405. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Steve Okonek at steven.okonek@wisc.edu or 715-538-5097. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Adams. Clark. Crawford. Eau Claire. Jackson. Juneau. La Crosse. Monroe. Richland. Sauk. Trempealeau. Vernon. Wood. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Friday, March 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Jackson Electric Coop N6868 County Road F, Black River Falls. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - March 2024 – Saturdays 9-11:30 am March 9, 16, 23 (check in Saturday, March 2)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Saturday, March 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Gardeners Lead the Way: Practical Approaches to Gardening in a Changing Climate

We will discuss the basics of climate and the carbon cycle so we have a common understanding of what climate change is, the impacts of climate change in Wisconsin, and the relationship between gardens and gardeners to climate change. We will discuss how you, as gardeners, no matter your experience or expertise of gardening, no matter if you have a large, small or no yard, can help lead the way through sustainable gardening practices to adapt to the impacts of climate change. , Hosted by Wild Ones Kettle Moraine Chapter, open to the public. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Mariette Nowak. Contact Email: KMWildOnes@gmail.com. Saturday, March 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Kettle Moraine State Forest Headquarters, Eagle, Wisconsin - S91 W39091 Highway 59, Eagle. For more info visit kmwildones.wixsite.com.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 6.0 Right of Way & Natural Areas- Full

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 6.0 Right of Way & Natural Areas. Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Monday, March 18, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior

Join us to learn how to manage problem behavior in ways that help children learn alternative and more adaptive behavior to take its place. , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Monday, March 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Ask the Experts: A Monthly Garden and Landscape Q&A Series

Join our monthly online programs in 2024 for an opportunity to connect with plant health experts from the UW-Madison Division of Extension. Each session, held on Monday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 pm, is your chance to ask questions about your trees and shrubs, garden vegetables and ornamentals, and lawn. Whether it's about plant diseases, pesky insects, or the selection and general care of plants in and around your home, our panel of seasoned experts will provide you with insightful answers. Don't miss out on this opportunity to cultivate your knowledge and keep your plants thriving. These online sessions are free but registration is required for each one that you would like to attend. Upon registration you will receive an email confirmation with the link for joining the session. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Peggy Damann. Contact Email: peg.damann@wisc.edu. Monday, March 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Online / virtual. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Small Space, Small Budget Vegetable Gardening

Learn tips to make the most of a small vegetable garden whether you have almost no space to garden, a small space to garden, or on a small budget. No space for a garden?  Hear what vegetables grow best in containers. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: John Kruse,Libarian. Contact Email: jkruse@menomonee-falls.org. Contact phone: 262-532-8912. Monday, March 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Menomonee Falls Library, W156 N8436 Pilgrim Rd. Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Parents Forever

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. Cost: $20 if picking up materials, $28 if having them shipped. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Monday, March 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Rain Gardens and Native Plants March 18

Learn about how to properly site and construct rain gardens. In addition, we will cover a number of native plants that do well in rain gardens and are also attractive to pollinators. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Monday, March 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Stepping Stones: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior

Join us to learn how to manage problem behavior in ways that help children learn alternative and more adaptive behavior to take its place. , The Triple P Stepping Stones Seminars series consist of three 90-minute virtual meetings that discuss how to positively parent children with a disability, how to help your child reach their potential, and how to change problem behavior into positive behavior. This series is for parents of children ages 0-12 with disabilities. , Find more classes on these dates: 3/4 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability , 3/12 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential , 3/18 at 9 AM or 6 PM: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah White-McGinn. Contact Email: hannah.whitemcginn@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-629-0416. Monday, March 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

From Scraps to Soil: Composting Basics

Have you ever wondered about making your own compost? In this overview of composting basics, find out the do’s, the don’ts, and what happens to compost over winter so you can successfully recycle your lawn, garden and food scraps. , Presented by Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension, Walworth, Rock and Jefferson Counties. , Bonus! Join us before the workshop for a tour of the newly remodeled Upham Hall Greenhouse. UWW Sustainability Coordinator Wes Enterline will offer a brief tour of the facility and answer questions at 5:00 pm. Registration required. , Register at: https://www.uww.edu/ce/gardenlandscape/scrapstosoil. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Kari Borne. Contact Email: bornek@uww.edu. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Upham Hall, UW-Whitewater Campus. For more info visit www.uww.edu.

Parents Forever (Part 1 of 2)

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. , See the registration link to sign up! Cost: $20 if picking up materials, $28 if having them shipped. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah Zellmer. Contact Email: hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608 297 3139. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

For those: Considering cow-calf beef production, Newer to beef production, Dairy producers adding or transitioning to a cow-calf enterprise, , Topic: Business of beef: what are your options? Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online Classes. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

Is beef production in your future? Maybe you are new to beef production or perhaps you are a dairy producer thinking about adding or transitioning to cow-calf production. If so, then join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. , Topics include: Business of beef: what are your options?  Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Veterinary skills all beginners need. Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs.  Herd reproduction to build your future. , The school is free, but class size is limited, and you must register online by March 11, 2024. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Dairy. Livestock. Contact Name: Sandy Stuttgen. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-748-3327. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 1.1 Field & Vegetable

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 1.1 Field & Vegetable. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. UW Whitewater Community Engagement Center, 1260 W Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Focus on Pastures: Focus on Forage 2024

Jason Cavadini, Steve Okonek, Dr. Marta Kohmann and Stefania Cartoni-Casamitjana of UW–Madison will discuss strategies for improving production potential of pastures, managing the “summer slump” of hot and dry weather typical for July and August, pasture species mixtures for climate resilience, and renovating forests for silvopasture. (1.0 Crop Management CEUs; 1.0 ARPAS credit). Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Crops & Soils. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Scott Newell. Contact Email: scott.newell@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082650770. Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual Webinar. For more info visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test

Private Applicator Training for Certification and Test. Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at the location. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. UWW Community Engagement Center. 1260 W Main St. Whitewater, WI 53190. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Playful Parenting for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers

Play helps young children learn and build relationships. Learn why play matters for kids and simple things you can do to support children's growth and development through play! , Ideal for parents of babies and toddlers but all parents are welcome. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Lindsay Weymouth Olson. Contact Email: lindsay.weymouth@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-265-5785. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Parents Forever (Part 2 of 2)

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. , See the registration link to sign up! Cost: $20 if picking up materials, $28 if having them shipped. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah Zellmer. Contact Email: hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608 297 3139. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Karla Lang, Library Director. Contact Email: klang@villageofbigbend.com. Contact phone: 262-662-3571. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Big Bend Village Library, W230 S9185 Nevins St. Big Bend, WI 53103. For more info visit www.bigbend.lib.wi.us.

Thursday, March 21: Seed Saving, Harvesting and Storage

Learn how to successfully harvest and store seeds from a variety of crops. Success is more likely with some crops, and less likely with others. Learn which crops are easiest and most reliable for getting the results you want. We will also cover proper storage of seeds and seed viability testing. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

For those: Considering cow-calf beef production, Newer to beef production, Dairy producers adding or transitioning to a cow-calf enterprise. , Topic: Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online Classes. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

Is beef production in your future? Maybe you are new to beef production or perhaps you are a dairy producer thinking about adding or transitioning to cow-calf production. If so, then join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. , Topics include: Business of beef: what are your options?  Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Veterinary skills all beginners need. Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs.  Herd reproduction to build your future. , The school is free, but class size is limited, and you must register online by March 11, 2024. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Dairy. Livestock. Contact Name: Sandy Stuttgen. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-748-3327. Thursday, March 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Test Only - Dane County

An appointment is required for testing only session. You must purchase a training manual before testing. Manuals WILL NOT be available at the testing session. , This is a test ONLY session. , Attendance by appointment only.  Local Contact: Alexis Salazar, salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3704. Cost: 0.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Dane. Contact Name: Alexis Salazar. Contact Email: salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3704. Friday, March 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Dane County Extension 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison, WI 53718-8827. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - March 2024 – Saturdays 9-11:30 am March 9, 16, 23 (check in Saturday, March 2)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Saturday, March 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 5.0 Aquatic & Mosquito

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 5.0 Aquatic & Mosquito. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Monday, March 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Village Center Waunakee, 333 S. MADISON ST. WAUNAKEE. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Spring Break Day Camp

Upham Woods is offering a weeklong, day camp over local school district’s Spring Break. Activities include Hikes, Archery, Fishing, Team Building, Life of a Logger, Orienteering, Outdoor Survival, Tree ID, Wacky Water Critters and more! AGES: 1st- 6th grade DATES: Mon- FRI; 3/25- 3/29 TIME: 8am- 4pm LOCATION: Upham Woods FEE: $300 (includes 2 snacks and lunch each day). Cost: $300 (includes lunch + 2 snacks each day). Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Health & Well-Being. Land & Forestry. Youth. County: Adams. Columbia. Juneau. Sauk. Contact Name: Rachael Lewandowski Sarette. Contact Email: uphamwoods@extension.wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-254-6461. Monday, March 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – Friday, March 29, 2024, 4:30 PM. Upham Woods N194 County Rd N Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Raising Responsible Teenagers

Come learn how to encourage your teen to become responsible! Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, March 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Perennials for Sun March 25

Learn about selecting perennials that grow in sun for your garden as well as general care, propagation and maintenance. We will cover a number of native and non-native perennials that will thrive in full sun and mostly sunny areas. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Monday, March 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Raising Responsible Teenagers

Come learn how to encourage your teen to become responsible! , Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. , This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, March 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

COMET™ - Changing Our Mental and Emotional Trajectory

COMET™ is a short, two-hour program offered by UW – Madison Division of Extension educators for the agricultural and rural communities in Wisconsin. The program can be offered in-person as a standalone workshop, attached to a larger conference, or on a virtual platform. The maximum number of participants for any of these formats is 30. The program is a gentle introduction to supporting friends and neighbors in a vulnerable space to help them shift their mental health trajectory back to a place of wellness and away from the path of a mental health crisis. This program was developed by the High Plains Research Network Community Advisory Council specifically for rural communities.  Observation is a skill that many farmers may not realize they have. It is ingrained in their daily work lives. From noticing a sick animal before it has a fever to an early sign of insects on a crop, these early observations can lead to early treatment and better outcomes. Farmers can use this same skill to notice when their friend… Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Farm Management. Health & Well-Being. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Joy Kirkpatrick. Contact Email: joy.kirkpatrick@wisc.edu. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Live virtual training. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Nick Schmudlach, Libarian. Contact Email: nschmudlach@pewaukeelibrary.org. Contact phone: 262-691-5670. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Pewaukee Library, 210 Main St. Pewaukee, WI 53072.

WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

For those: Considering cow-calf beef production, Newer to beef production, Dairy producers adding or transitioning to a cow-calf enterprise. , Topic: Veterinary skills all beginners need. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online Classes. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

Is beef production in your future? Maybe you are new to beef production or perhaps you are a dairy producer thinking about adding or transitioning to cow-calf production. If so, then join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. , Topics include: Business of beef: what are your options?  Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Veterinary skills all beginners need. Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs.  Herd reproduction to build your future. , The school is free, but class size is limited, and you must register online by March 11, 2024. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Dairy. Livestock. Contact Name: Sandy Stuttgen. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-748-3327. Tuesday, March 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Scott Reuss at scott.reuss@wisc.edu or 715-732-7510. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Clark. Florence. Forest. Langlade. Lincoln. Marathon. Menominee. Oneida. Portage. Price. Shawano. Taylor. Waupaca. Wood. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. AgCountry Farm Credit Services 611 S 32nd Ave, Wausau. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Chris Stape,Libarian. Contact Email: cstape@mukcom.lib.wi.us. Contact phone: 262-366-6411. Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St. Mukwonago, WI 53149.

Fundamentals of Plant Diseases

Learn about disease-causing organisms and the symptoms they cause, as well as information on environmental factors that favor disease development.  Also, learn about disease-like disorders caused by non-biological factors such as nutrient imbalances, pesticide exposures, environmental pollutants and adverse environmental conditions. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Brian Hudelson. Contact Email: hudelson@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 262-2863. Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. online via Zoom. For more info visit pddc.wisc.edu.

24 Small Ruminant Webinar - March - National Sheep Improvement Program

Rusty Burgett National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Program Director. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Carolyn Ihde. Contact Email: carolyn.ihde@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082623803. Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Online Zoom. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

2024 Wisconsin Rural Economic Summit

Using the latest research and data specific to Wisconsin’s rural communities and regions, we will focus on the Wisconsin rural economy. The summit includes an overview of the latest economic and demographic trends across rural communities, an examination of entrepreneurship, and a discussion of what rural communities can do to foster economic growth and development. This event is virtual and free to the public. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Community & Economic Development. Community Food Systems. Local Government Education. Organizational & Leadership Development. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Brandon Hofstedt. Contact Email: brandon.hofstedt@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7159280888. Thursday, March 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Virtual. For more info visit economicdevelopment.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Door County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Judeen Hanson  920-746-2260 judeen.hanson@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Door. Kewaunee. Manitowoc. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, March 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Door County Government Center, Peninsula Room (1st floor), 421 Nebraska St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Fond du Lac County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Sherry Auchue (920-929-3170)  sherry.auchue@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Fond du Lac. Ozaukee. Sheboygan. Washington. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, March 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Extension Fond du Lac County, 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54935; Room 205/206. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Jackson County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Steve Okonek 715-538-5097 steven.okonek@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Buffalo. Jackson. Pepin. Trempealeau. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, March 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jackson Electric Coop, N6868 Co rd. F, Black River Falls, WI. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Portage County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Denise Rocha, 715-346-1316, denise.rocha@wisc.edu. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Marathon. Portage. Wood. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, March 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Portage County Annex, Rooms 1 & 2, 1462 Strongs Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test

Private Applicator Training for Certification and Test. Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at the location. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Friday, March 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Portage County Annex. 1462 Strongs Ave. Stevens Point, WI 54481. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

St. Croix Valley Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training, meeting one Saturday a month, March-August, at locations around the St. Croix Valley. The training is filled with outdoor learning experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the training page for details, including full schedule and registration information: https://go.wisc.edu/2xc72x. . Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Land & Forestry. Water Resources. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. County: Saint Croix. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: becky.sapper@wisc.edu. Saturday, March 30, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S. Hastings, MN 55033. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Monday, April 1, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Raising Competent Teenagers

Come learn how to encourage your teen to become confident and successful! , Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. , This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 1, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Wehr Nature Center Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training, meeting Monday evenings and two Saturdays in April, May and June, filled with outdoor learning experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the training page for details, including full schedule and registration information: https://go.wisc.edu/968wxm. , , , . Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Land & Forestry. Water Resources. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. County: Milwaukee. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: becky.sapper@wisc.edu. Monday, April 1, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W College Ave, Franklin WI 53132. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Perennials for Shade April 1

Learn about selecting perennials that grow in shady situations for your garden as well as general care, propagation and maintenance. We will cover a number of native and non-native perennials that will thrive in partly shaded and fully shaded areas. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Monday, April 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Raising Competent Teenagers

Come learn how to encourage your teen to become confident and successful! , Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. , This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Emotion Coaching: Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings

The workshop focuses on emotional intelligence principles identified by John Gottman and his colleagues such as emotion coaching, permissive, dismissive, and disapproving styles of dealing with children's emotions. Wisconsin Early Childhood Professionals can earn 1 continuing education hour via the Wisconsin Registry. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Lindsay Weymouth Olson. Contact Email: lindsay.weymouth@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082655785. Monday, April 1, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Virtual. Open to all Wisconsin Early Childhood Professionals. For more info visit fitandhealthykids.unl.edu.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 6 PM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising a Thinking Child is a 6-week workshop series that will help you guide children to solve common, everyday problems with decision making and communication skills. It is a refreshingly practical curriculum that gives you the skills to help your child learn HOW to think, not what to think, as they learn to resolve their own problems. , Participants will learn skills and fun games to help children learn about problem solving, consequences, and feelings. , This class runs weekly from February 27, 2024 to April 2, 2024. This class is also available at 9 AM on these dates. , Early care and education professionals can earn 12 Wisconsin Registry credits! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Open to parents, caregivers and educators statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Bridget Gibley, Librarian. Contact Email: bgibley@hartland.lib.wi.us. Contact phone: 262-367-3350. Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Hartland Public Library, 110 E. Park St. Hartland, WI 53029. For more info visit villageofhartland.wi.gov.

WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

For those: Considering cow-calf beef production, Newer to beef production, Dairy producers adding or transitioning to a cow-calf enterprise. , Topic: Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online Classes. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

Is beef production in your future? Maybe you are new to beef production or perhaps you are a dairy producer thinking about adding or transitioning to cow-calf production. If so, then join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. , Topics include: Business of beef: what are your options?  Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Veterinary skills all beginners need. Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs.  Herd reproduction to build your future. , The school is free, but class size is limited, and you must register online by March 11, 2024. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Dairy. Livestock. Contact Name: Sandy Stuttgen. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-748-3327. Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 3.0 Turf & Landscape

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 3.0 Turf & Landscape. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. UW Whitewater Community Engagement Center, 1260 W Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing In-Person Session

Farm Pulse: Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing is an online course with planned in-person meetings for farmers interested in learning the importance of risk management, crop insurance, and grain marketing.  This course will help farmers in identifying production and marketing risks of their farm business to assist them in making decisions that will improve their farm profitability. This regional in-person meeting is one in a series that will complement the online course material, provide an opportunity for discussion with other participants, and the chance to apply the information to your farm.  For more information, contact Scott Reuss at scott.reuss@wisc.edu or 715-732-7510. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Farm Management. County: Brown. Calumet. Door. Fond du Lac. Green Lake. Kewaunee. Manitowoc. Marinette. Oconto. Outagamie. Shawano. Sheboygan. Waupaca. Waushara. Winnebago. Contact Name: Katie Wantoch. Contact Email: katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-354-3992. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Outagamie County Extension Office 3365 W Brewster St, Appleton. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. , , Presented by Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension, Walworth, Rock and Jefferson Counties. , Free, open to the public, no registration necessary! Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Jefferson. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Contact Email: julie.hill@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414958. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jefferson Public Library 321 S. Main St. Jefferson, WI.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Katherine Schmehl Libarian. Contact Email: kschmehl@townhall.lib.wi.us. Contact phone: 262-966-2933. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Town Hall Library, N76 W31429 Hwy VV, North Lake, WI 53064.

What's the Deal With No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Waukesha. Contact Name: Katherine Schmehl Libarian. Contact Email: kschmehl@townhall.lib.wi.us. Contact phone: 262-966-2933. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Town Hall Library, N76 W31429 Hwy VV, North Lake, WI 53064.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

24 Badger Sheep Short Course

A two-day in-person workshop for sheep producers. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the thick of day-to-day operations with our hands-on training! Our sessions will include demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on experiences for the ultimate learning experience, covering everything from biosecurity plans to keeping records and, standard operating procedures. Plus, we've got you covered for lunch on Thursday and Friday, and to top it off, a mouth-watering lamb cookout by the one and only Cody Hiemke! Cost: $75.00 for Adults $15.00 for Youth. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Statewide. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Carolyn Ihde. Contact Email: carolyn.ihde@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082623803. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Arlington Research Station Public Events Building N695 Hopkins RD. Arlington, WI 53911. For more info visit livestock.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Test Only - Dane County

An appointment is required for testing only session. You must purchase a training manual before testing. Manuals WILL NOT be available at the testing session. , This is a test ONLY session. , Attendance by appointment only.  Local Contact: Alexis Salazar, salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3704. Cost: 0.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Dane. Contact Name: Alexis Salazar. Contact Email: salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3704. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Dane County Extension 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison, WI 53718-8827. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Resilient Co-Parenting: Co-Parenting Teens

Resilient Co-Parenting is a series of classes for parents and caregivers who are raising their children together while living apart. These classes are offered the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Join for any or all! , This month's class is about parenting teens! Teenagers need continued parental support to become happy, healthy young adults. Learn ways to co-parent cooperatively to support your teenager in developing positive family relationships, a healthy lifestyle, and a positive connection in their community. , Upcoming Resilient Co-Parenting classes: April 4, 2024: Co-Parenting Teens , May 2, 2024: Parenting from a Distance , June 6, 2024: Healthy Coping During Times of Transition. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah Zellmer. Contact Email: hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608 297 3139. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

For those: Considering cow-calf beef production, Newer to beef production, Dairy producers adding or transitioning to a cow-calf enterprise. , Topic: Herd reproduction to build your future. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: WI Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online Classes. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners

Is beef production in your future? Maybe you are new to beef production or perhaps you are a dairy producer thinking about adding or transitioning to cow-calf production. If so, then join the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Beef Cow-Calf School for Beginners. , Topics include: Business of beef: what are your options?  Marketing: begin with the end in mind. Veterinary skills all beginners need. Meeting cow-calf nutritional needs.  Herd reproduction to build your future. , The school is free, but class size is limited, and you must register online by March 11, 2024. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Dairy. Livestock. Contact Name: Sandy Stuttgen. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-748-3327. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Online. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

24 Badger Sheep Short Course

A two-day in-person workshop for sheep producers. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the thick of day-to-day operations with our hands-on training! Our sessions will include demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on experiences for the ultimate learning experience, covering everything from biosecurity plans to keeping records and, standard operating procedures. Plus, we've got you covered for lunch on Thursday and Friday, and to top it off, a mouth-watering lamb cookout by the one and only Cody Hiemke! Cost: $75.00 for Adults $15.00 for Youth. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Statewide. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Carolyn Ihde. Contact Email: carolyn.ihde@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082623803. Friday, April 5, 2024, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM. Arlington Research Station Public Events Building N695 Hopkins RD. Arlington, WI 53911. For more info visit livestock.extension.wisc.edu.

Spring Outdoor Archery Club

This 4-week session is designed to introduce and teach participants about the fundamentals of archery. Participants will learn the basic rules, safety measures, equipment and techniques in order gain or improve archery skills AGES: 8- Adult DATES: Saturdays, 4/6- 4/27 TIME: 10-11am OR 11:15- 12:15pm FEE: $30 Dells/Delton; $40 Non-Resident LOCATION: Upham Woods, N194 County Rd N, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Cost: $30-$40. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Health & Well-Being. Land & Forestry. Youth. County: Adams. Columbia. Juneau. Sauk. Contact Name: Rachael Lewandowski Sarette. Contact Email: uphamwoods@extension.wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-254-6461. Saturday, April 6, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Upham Woods N194 County Rd N Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

What’s the Deal with No Mow May?

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. , Presented by Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Division of Extension, Walworth, Rock and Jefferson Counties. , Registration required. http://my.uww.edu/SignUp/Public/Register/17554, . Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Jefferson. Rock. Walworth. Contact Name: Kari Borne. Contact Email: bornek@uww.edu. Saturday, April 6, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center, 1260 West Main Street, Whitewater. For more info visit www.uww.edu.

Spring Outdoor Archery Club

This 4-week session is designed to introduce and teach participants about the fundamentals of archery. Participants will learn the basic rules, safety measures, equipment and techniques in order gain or improve archery skills AGES: 8- Adult DATES: Saturdays, 4/6- 4/27 TIME: 10-11am OR 11:15- 12:15pm FEE: $30 Dells/Delton; $40 Non-Resident LOCATION: Upham Woods, N194 County Rd N, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Cost: $30-$40. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Health & Well-Being. Land & Forestry. Youth. County: Adams. Columbia. Juneau. Sauk. Contact Name: Rachael Lewandowski Sarette. Contact Email: uphamwoods@extension.wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-254-6461. Saturday, April 6, 2024, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Upham Woods N194 County Rd N Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Monday, April 8, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Getting Teenagers Connected

Come learn how to encourage your teen to develop supportive friendships and engage in social activities! , Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. , This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 8, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries April 8

We will review selection, proper planting, fertilizing, and pruning of these three types of fruit crops. Variety recommendations. Cost: 12.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Dane. Contact Name: Lisa Johnson. Contact Email: Johnson.Lisa@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3715. Monday, April 8, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. online. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Triple P Seminar: Getting Teenagers Connected

Come learn how to encourage your teen to develop supportive friendships and engage in social activities! Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful. This virtual program is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. We will send class information via email to parents and caregivers who register. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 8, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Gardening Small

Growing veggies and flowers seems out of the question when space is precious, especially when you have a small yard, no yard, or a patio/balcony. Join us to get inspired to try something new this gardening season! Keeping in mind the basics of plant health, we will explore ways that you can maximize the space that you do have. We’ll review and compare a variety of methods such as container, square foot, vertical gardening, hydroponics and more. Make sure to check out the HPGs@HPL from our Library of Things, brought to you by JCC. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. Contact Name: Phil Schomber. Contact Email: pschomber@hedberglibrary.org. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Hedberg Public Library 316 South Main Street Janesville, WI. For more info visit www.hedbergpubliclibrary.org.

Focus on Fathers: Standing Up for Yourself

As children grow older and gain independence, they start to make more decisions for themselves. Fathers will learn how to teach children skills that will help them make good decisions, stand up for themselves, and be safe. , Connect with other fathers while learning to boost your child's social and emotional skills. , Designed for dads and open to all! Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Virtual/Online. Workshops & Classes. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (715) 537-6254. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Walworth. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Rotary Club Meeting at Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn. For more info visit www.elkhornrotary.org.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Thursday, April 11, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Vernon County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Local Contact: Vernon Extension 608-637-5276. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Crawford. La Crosse. Monroe. Richland. Vernon. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Thursday, April 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Hillsboro Public Library, 819 High Ave, Hillsboro WI 54636. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Walworth. Contact Name: Tanner Adams. Contact Email: tadams@elkhorn.lib.wi.us. Thursday, April 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn. For more info visit www.elkhorn.lib.wi.us.

Door County Master Naturalist Training

A 40-hour training, meeting Fridays in April and May, filled with outdoor learning experiences about Wisconsin's natural world. Check out the training page for details, including full schedule and registration information: https://go.wisc.edu/sf2sn6. , , , , , . Cost: $275. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Land & Forestry. Water Resources. Named Program: NRI - Master Naturalist. County: Door. Contact Name: Becky Sapper. Contact Email: becky.sapper@wisc.edu. Friday, April 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Clearing Folk School, 12171 Garrett Bay Rd, Ellison Bay, 54210. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

Parents Forever

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. Cost: $35. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Renee Koenig. Contact Email: renee.koenig@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 920-388-7137. Friday, April 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit kewaunee.extension.wisc.edu.

Parents Forever: Co-parenting Class

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. , To register, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGub3ySJVAdLNbxrpOcpmwOrIHTM_s-ywLPvTDOz5vIxSOzw/viewform. Cost: $20 if picking up materials ahead of time, $30 at the door (pre-registration required). Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Parenting. County: Barron. Chippewa. Dunn. Eau Claire. Pepin. Pierce. Saint Croix. Contact Name: Luisa Gerasimo. Contact Email: luisa.gerasimo@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-232-1636. Saturday, April 13, 2024, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Dunn Co. Govt. Center 3001 US Highway 12 East Menomonie, WI 54751. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Monday, April 15, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Sauk County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Sauk Extension 608-847-3250. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Columbia. Dodge. Sauk. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Monday, April 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. West Square Building. 505 Broadway, Baraboo WI 53919. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Triple P Discussion Group: Reducing Family Conflict with Teenagers

Are you looking to connect with other parents and caregivers about positive parenting practices? Do you want to learn more about topics such as coping with your teenager's emotions or reducing family conflict? Or, do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? Then this virtual discussion group is for you! , Come share your experiences of conflict with your teen and discuss why this occurs in families. We’ll share positive parenting tips to help your teen get along with other family members and resolve problems. , This virtual discussion group is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Triple P Discussion Group: Reducing Family Conflict with Teenagers

Are you looking to connect with other parents and caregivers about positive parenting practices? Do you want to learn more about topics such as coping with your teenager's emotions or reducing family conflict? Or, do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? Then this virtual discussion group is for you! Come share your experiences of conflict with your teen and discuss why this occurs in families. We’ll share positive parenting tips to help your teen get along with other family members and resolve problems. This virtual discussion group is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Private Applicator Certification Training and Test - Waushara County

Registration is required to attend. You must purchase a training manual before attending. Manuals will not be available at training. , The State of Wisconsin Private Applicator Certification test in General Farming or Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery will be provided after the training. , To register please go to the UW PAT Store or download this order form. Walk-ins will not be allowed. , Local Contact: Natalie Girdauskas natalie.girdauskas@wisc.edu (920) 787-0416. Cost: 10.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Green Lake. Juneau. Marquette. Waushara. Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 209 S St Marie St, Wautoma, WI. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

COMET™ - Changing Our Mental and Emotional Trajectory

COMET™ is a short, two-hour program offered by UW – Madison Division of Extension educators for the agricultural and rural communities in Wisconsin. The program can be offered in-person as a standalone workshop, attached to a larger conference, or on a virtual platform. The maximum number of participants for any of these formats is 30. The program is a gentle introduction to supporting friends and neighbors in a vulnerable space to help them shift their mental health trajectory back to a place of wellness and away from the path of a mental health crisis. This program was developed by the High Plains Research Network Community Advisory Council specifically for rural communities.   , Observation is a skill that many farmers may not realize they have. It is ingrained in their daily work lives. From noticing a sick animal before it has a fever to an early sign of insects on a crop, these early observations can lead to early treatment and better outcomes. Farmers can use this same skill to notice when their… Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Farm Management. Health & Well-Being. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Joy Kirkpatrick. Contact Email: joy.kirkpatrick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-3485. Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Live virtual training. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Make sure to check out the HPGs@HPL from our Library of Things, brought to you by JCC. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Rock. Contact Name: Phil Schomber. Contact Email: pschomber@hedberglibrary.org. Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Hedberg Public Library 316 South Main Street Janesville, WI. For more info visit www.hedbergpubliclibrary.org.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 3.0 Turf & Landscape

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 3.0 Turf & Landscape. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd, Pewaukee, WI 53072. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Parents Forever

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. , See the registration link to sign up! Cost: $20. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Heidi Ungrodt. Contact Email: heidi.ungrodt@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-373-3288. Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov.

Rent Smart Program - April 2024 – Mondays and Friday 1-2 pm April 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, and 19 (check in Monday, March 25 1-2 pm)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Thursday, April 18, 2024, 1:00 AM – 2:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Teens, Screens, & Social Media

Decrease stress around screens with your teen. Learn how to use your family values to set a media plan that works for you and your teen. Ideal for parents and caregivers of 13- to 18-year-olds but all are welcome. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Lindsay Weymouth Olson. Contact Email: lindsay.weymouth@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-265-5785. Thursday, April 18, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Triple P Discussion Group: Building Teenagers’ Survival Skills

Are you looking to connect with other parents and caregivers about positive parenting practices? Do you want to learn more about topics such as coping with your teenager's emotions or reducing family conflict, or do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? Then this virtual discussion group is for you! Come explore why teens sometimes make risky decisions and learn how to keep them safe. We’ll share positive parenting tips to help your teen plan for situations that might be risky. This virtual discussion group is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Ask the Experts: A Monthly Garden and Landscape Q&A Series

Join our monthly online programs in 2024 for an opportunity to connect with plant health experts from the UW-Madison Division of Extension. Each session, held on Monday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 pm, is your chance to ask questions about your trees and shrubs, garden vegetables and ornamentals, and lawn. Whether it's about plant diseases, pesky insects, or the selection and general care of plants in and around your home, our panel of seasoned experts will provide you with insightful answers. Don't miss out on this opportunity to cultivate your knowledge and keep your plants thriving. These online sessions are free but registration is required for each one that you would like to attend. Upon registration you will receive an email confirmation with the link for joining the session. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Peggy Damann. Contact Email: peg.damann@wisc.edu. Monday, April 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Online / virtual. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Private Applicator Certification Test Only - Dane County

An appointment is required for testing only session. You must purchase a training manual before testing. Manuals WILL NOT be available at the testing session. , This is a test ONLY session. , Attendance by appointment only.  Local Contact: Alexis Salazar, salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3704. Cost: 0.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Dane. Contact Name: Alexis Salazar. Contact Email: salazar.alexis@countyofdane.com. Contact phone: 608-224-3704. Monday, April 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Dane County Extension 5201 Fen Oak Dr, Madison, WI 53718-8827. For more info visit dane.extension.wisc.edu.

Gardening Small

Growing veggies and flowers seems out of the question when space is precious, especially  when you have a small yard, no yard, or a patio/balcony. Join us to get inspired to try something new this gardening season! Keeping in mind the basics of plant health, we will explore ways that you can maximize the space that you do have. We’ll review and compare a variety of methods such as container, square foot, vertical gardening, hydroponics and more. , Free, open to the public, no registration necessary! Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Rock. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Contact Email: julie.hill@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414958. Monday, April 22, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. The Gathering Place 715 Campus St, Milton, WI.

Triple P Discussion Group: Building Teenagers’ Survival Skills

Are you looking to connect with other parents and caregivers about positive parenting practices? Do you want to learn more about topics such as coping with your teenager's emotions or reducing family conflict? Or, do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? Then this virtual discussion group is for you! , Come explore why teens sometimes make risky decisions and learn how to keep them safe. We’ll share positive parenting tips to help your teen plan for situations that might be risky. , This virtual discussion group is for parents and caregivers of teens 12 to 16 years of age. Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Tracy Henegar. Contact Email: tracy.henegar@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-395-1363. Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit forms.gle.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 7.1 Structural Pest Control

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 7.1 Structural Pest Control. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Town of Lake Water Tower, 4001 S 6TH ST, MILWAUKEE, WI 53221. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Plant Disease Management by Design: Preventing Plant Disease Problems During the Landscape Design Process

Learn about common diseases in landscape settings and strategies in site evaluation, plant selection, plant installation, and post-installation maintenance that will help you design and establish landscapes that will have long-term sustainability. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Brian Hudelson. Contact Email: hudelson@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 262-2863. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. online via Zoom. For more info visit pddc.wisc.edu.

24 Small Ruminant Webinar - April - Feeding your Flock's Genetic Potential with Proper Nutritional Management

Dr. Andrew Weaver - Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor - North Carolina State University, The webinar will covering the basics of nutritional supply and demand; examples will be provided to walk through the process of determining if nutritional demands of the flock and potential corrective actions. Grazing practices will also be discussed to lower input costs while meeting animal nutritional needs. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Virtual/Online. Topic: Livestock. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Carolyn Ihde. Contact Email: carolyn.ihde@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 6082623803. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Online Zoom. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 3.0 Turf & Landscape

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 3.0 Turf & Landscape. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Comfort Suites Rock Garden, 1951 Bond Street Green Bay, WI 54303. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Resilient Co-Parenting: Parenting From a Distance

Resilient Co-Parenting is a series of classes for parents and caregivers who are raising their children together while living apart. These classes are offered the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Join for any or all! , Parenting from a distance can be challenging. Learn ways to stay connected with your children when living apart and to make the most of the time your time together. , Upcoming Resilient Co-Parenting classes: May 2, 2024: Parenting from a Distance , June 6, 2024: Healthy Coping During Times of Transition. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Hannah Zellmer. Contact Email: hannah.zellmer@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608 297 3139. Thursday, May 2, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This class is virtual. For more info visit go.wisc.edu.

NCWCA Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation

RSVP required by April 31st by calling Todd at 715-507-2400 to schedule your appointment. Beef and dairy bulls are welcome. , If your operation uses natural mating, then how well the bull performs is a major factor. One-third of all bulls do not successfully get cows pregnant. Sub-fertile bulls may be worth more at the market than remaining in your herd. Cost: FREE. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Livestock. County: Taylor. Contact Name: Sandy. Contact Email: sandra.stuttgen@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 7157483327. Saturday, May 4, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Equity Stratford 214910 St Hwy 97.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 3.0 Turf & Landscape

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 3.0 Turf & Landscape. , Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Metropolis Resort, 5150 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI 54701. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

COMET™ - Changing Our Mental and Emotional Trajectory

COMET™ is a short, two-hour program offered by UW – Madison Division of Extension educators for the agricultural and rural communities in Wisconsin. The program can be offered in-person as a standalone workshop, attached to a larger conference, or on a virtual platform. The maximum number of participants for any of these formats is 30. The program is a gentle introduction to supporting friends and neighbors in a vulnerable space to help them shift their mental health trajectory back to a place of wellness and away from the path of a mental health crisis. This program was developed by the High Plains Research Network Community Advisory Council specifically for rural communities.  Observation is a skill that many farmers may not realize they have. It is ingrained in their daily work lives. From noticing a sick animal before it has a fever to an early sign of insects on a crop, these early observations can lead to early treatment and better outcomes. Farmers can use this same skill to notice when their friend… Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Farm Management. Health & Well-Being. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Joy Kirkpatrick. Contact Email: joy.kirkpatrick@wisc.edu. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Live virtual training. For more info visit farms.extension.wisc.edu.

What's the Deal with No Mow May

“No Mow May” has become a catchy phrase in Wisconsin, encouraging homeowners to allow their lawns to grow during May. But does this practice actually support pollinators? Join us to learn about how an unmowed lawn impacts (or may impact) pollinators and how you can support pollinators all year long. We will share science-based resources to help you make informed decisions about lawn care and create a pollinator-friendly landscape. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Rock. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Janesville Woman's Club Association.

Tree Troubles: Factors of Tree Decline and Spongy Moth Management

There are a variety of factors contributing to the declining health of trees in our landscape, in particular the oaks. In addition, spongy moths have become a well-known pest in the past couple years. Join us to learn about the stressors facing oak trees, how to promote healthy trees and options for managing spongy moths in your yard. , Free, open to the public, no registration necessary! Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. In-person. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Walworth. Contact Name: Julie Hill. Contact Email: julie.hill@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 2627414958. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Matheson Memorial Library 101 N Wisconsin Street Elkhorn, WI.

Parents Forever

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. Cost: $20 if picking up materials, $28 if having them shipped. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Missy Bablick. Contact Email: missy.bablick@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-537-6254. Monday, May 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit bit.ly.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training with Test in 3.0 Turf & Landscape

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for the purpose of Commercial Applicator certification in the category of 3.0 Turf & Landscape. Registration is required to attend, walk-ins will not be allowed. Paying the base training fee with training materials to receive your PAT number is required to become certified. Cost: 35.00. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: In-person. Topic: Crops & Soils. Named Program: Ag - Pesticide Applicator Training. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Glenn Nice. Contact Email: gnice@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-263-6358. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Arlington Research Station, N695 Hopkins Rd, Arlington, WI 53911. For more info visit patstore.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - May 2024 – Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10 am May 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, and 30 (check in Tuesday, May 7)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Rent Smart Program - May 2024 – Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10 am May 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, and 30 (check in Tuesday, May 7)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

Learning Life Skills Through Household Chores

Chores are shown to benefit kids. Learn more about setting age-appropriate chores and helping kids stay motivated. All parents and caregivers are welcome. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Lindsay Weymouth Olson. Contact Email: lindsay.weymouth@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 608-265-5785. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Ask the Experts: A Monthly Garden and Landscape Q&A Series

Join our monthly online programs in 2024 for an opportunity to connect with plant health experts from the UW-Madison Division of Extension. Each session, held on Monday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 pm, is your chance to ask questions about your trees and shrubs, garden vegetables and ornamentals, and lawn. Whether it's about plant diseases, pesky insects, or the selection and general care of plants in and around your home, our panel of seasoned experts will provide you with insightful answers. Don't miss out on this opportunity to cultivate your knowledge and keep your plants thriving. These online sessions are free but registration is required for each one that you would like to attend. Upon registration you will receive an email confirmation with the link for joining the session. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Peggy Damann. Contact Email: peg.damann@wisc.edu. Monday, May 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Online / virtual. For more info visit uwmadison.zoom.us.

Parents Forever

Parents Forever is an educational class for parents and caregivers in the process of divorce, already divorced, or never married but separating. In this class, you will learn how family transitions affect children and how children experience family conflict. You will learn how to care for yourself during your family transition and how to prevent and reduce conflict. , Registered parents and caregivers will be sent additional class information via email. , **Please Note: This class may or may not meet the requirement for court mandated co-parenting classes for divorcing parents. Please confirm with your county before registering for this class for that purpose. , See the registration link to sign up! Cost: $20. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Parenting. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Heidi Ungrodt. Contact Email: heidi.ungrodt@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 715-373-3288. Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Open to parents and caregivers statewide. This program is virtual. For more info visit www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov.

Rent Smart Program - May 2024 – Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10 am May 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, and 30 (check in Tuesday, May 7)

Helping to make renting a great experience for you! , What you will learn: Planning for and meeting monthly expenses , Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing , How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants , Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors , Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants. Cost: Free. Registration Required: No. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Personal Finances. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Amanda Kostman. Contact Email: amanda.kostman@wisc.edu. Contact phone: 262-741-4961. Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Live, online instruction via Zoom; Zoom links will be sent a week prior to the check in date. For more info visit fyi.extension.wisc.edu.

The Science (and Art) of Plant Disease Diagnosis

Learn about the fascinating and complex process involved in identifying plant diseases.  Learn about how to visually assess for plant disease symptoms, as well as about the range of lab tests that are often needed to confirm the identity of plant diseases. Cost: Free. Registration Required: Yes. Event Type: Free Events. Statewide. Virtual/Online. Topic: Gardening & Horticulture. County: Adams. Ashland. Barron. Bayfield. Brown. Buffalo. Burnett. Calumet. Chippewa. Clark. Columbia. Crawford. Dane. Dodge. Door. Douglas. Dunn. Eau Claire. Florence. Fond du Lac. Forest. Grant. Green. Green Lake. Iowa. Iron. Jackson. Jefferson. Juneau. Kenosha. Kewaunee. La Crosse. Lafayette. Langlade. Lincoln. Manitowoc. Marathon. Marinette. Marquette. Menominee. Milwaukee. Monroe. Oconto. Oneida. Outagamie. Ozaukee. Pepin. Pierce. Polk. Portage. Price. Racine.… Contact Name: Brian Hudelson. Contact Email: hudelson@wisc.edu. Contact phone: (608) 262-2863. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. online via Zoom. For more info visit pddc.wisc.edu.