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Ready, Set, Go Farm Transition and Succession Workshop

UW-Extension Cooperative Extension is hosting a farm transition and succession planning workshop on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at the Walworth County Government Center in Elkhorn.  This session is the first of a series and will focus on various tax and legal consequences of farm transition/succession options.  Learn how to start the process of transferring the family farm […]


Spring Summit: Connecting Farmers with the Marketplace – March 19

Network with fellow farmers, market managers and food entrepreneurs, visit informational booths, and hear presentations on: Connecting with and selling to restaurants New local financing opportunities Improving marketing strategies and engaging with consumers Food safety regulations and updates New fruit and vegetable varieties Thursday, March 19th    8:30 AM (Registration) 9:00 AM  – 3:00 PM (Program) Veterans […]


Racine County 4-H Scholarships Available

The Racine County 4-H Leaders Association offers scholarship funds to Racine County 4-H members who are planning to or are attending an accredited vocational/technical school or university for a minimum of a 2-year program.  An applicant may NOT previously have received this scholarship.  This money will be used for tuition or other continuing education expenses. […]


STEM Camp registration open

What do water, energy, science, technology, math, engineering, soil, plants and animals have in common? Attend a 4-H STEM Camp at UW-Platteville Farm and find out! Stay at the Cooper Learning Center dormitory on the UW-Platteville Campus during this Residential Camp: July 20-24, 2015 UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm Summer Camp Info UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm Summer Camp Brochure Applications […]

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Racine County Forum on Children of Incarcerated Parents on Feb. 13

Please join us for a forum on February 13, 2015 focused on children and families in Racine County impacted by a parent in jail or prison. The 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. lunch and learn session will feature Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, Professor and Chair of Human Development and Family Studies, UW-Madison. She will share what is […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]


4-H Missy Kempken Scholarship application available

Missy Kempken Scholarship Fund Inc Application for 2015 This scholarship was created in memory of Missy by the Kempken family and other individuals when she died at the age of 22.  She loved the fair and even after graduating from 4-H and FFA, she continued working with the swine project.  She truly loved the fair […]


Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

What makes a child “ready” for Kindergarten? Is it knowing letters, numbers, colors, and shapes? Racine County UW-Extension presents the workshop “Kindergarten Readiness” as a part of its Early Learning Series. Join this informative workshop to learn what area-Kindergarten educators say is important for children to know and be able to do. You will also […]