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Apple Bagging Session – June 11th, 10.30 A.M.

Apple Bagging – Demo & Hands on activity session – June 11th, 10.30 A.M. Kenosha County Center, Bristol, WI Are you tired of spraying for apple tree pests? Think about bagging apples to protect from codling moth, plum curculio and apple maggot. Join with the Vijai Pandian, Kenosha and Racine County Horticulture Extension Educator on […]

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Adult Mental Health First Aid training

Registration is now open for an upcoming Mental Health First Aid training (adults assisting adults) on Tuesday, June 21st. Visit https://go.wisc.edu/9bn850 for more details and registration. The training is planned to be held at the Kenosha County Center; however, depending on local COVID rates closer to the date, may be moved to a virtual platform. […]

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Rural Development Resource Guide

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development just released a joint resource guide to help community organizations access USDA and EDA resources to build strategies to boost economic development in rural America. WHAT’S INSIDE The resource guide outlines programs and services that can be used to advance community […]

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Growing Asparagus in Gardens

Growing Asparagus in Gardens Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator University of Wisconsin – Madison,  Division of Extension, Kenosha and Racine Counties  One of the first vegetables to harvest in the spring is asparagus. Native to coastal regions of Europe and Asia, asparagus is a hardy perennial vegetable crop, drought and salt tolerant, and once established it […]

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Online training from Farmer Wellness Program

DATCP Farm Center Releases Online Farm Culture Course for Agricultural Service Providers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2022 Contact: Morgan Cavitt, Public Information Officer, (608) 852-7438 morgan.cavitt@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP) Farm Center announced today the release of a free virtual course that will help agricultural […]

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Arbor Day Celebration 2022

We are grateful to live and work in Kenosha County, a community so clearly dedicated to the conservation of our natural resources, promoting urban trees and sustainable eco-system. Please join us in our celebration of Arbor Day on April 29th, 1.30 P.M. to plant and dedicate our new Arboretum at Kenosha County Center for environmental […]

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Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program 2022 Collection Event is May 7

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, which will be held on May 7. “The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a FREE program and a great opportunity for Kenosha County residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly way,” Kreuser said. […]

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Community newsletter: Understanding public budgets and gearing up for elections

Article was written by Amy Greil, Community Development Extension Educator.  Originally published in The Kenosha News. In a groundswell of interest in elected office through the upcoming elections — the primary scheduled for Feb. 15, and the general election slated for April 5 — Kenosha County sees the highest number of contested races in more than a […]

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Mindful money practices can take stress out of the new year

Article written by Mary Metten, Health and Well-being Extension Educator.  Originally published in the Kenosha News. The beginning of a new year can be stressful, money-wise. A swirl of celebration, buying gifts and food has settled down and credit card statements have started to roll in. Although for many Americans, every month is a stressful financial […]

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