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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 […]


QuickBooks Workshop for Farm Financial Recordkeeping

Saturday, February 7, 2015; 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Walworth County Government Center, 100 W. Walworth Street, Elkhorn, WI During this one day hands-on computer session you will develop a simple set of farm financial records and reports while learning basic accounting skills for use with QuickBooks. Learn how the program is structured, how it files work, and […]


The Stateline Equine Education Program

This program will be held at the Kenosha County Center 19600 75th St (Hwys 45 & 50), Bristol, WI 53104 on February 21st from 8:30am- 3:00pm. Early Bird Registration ends February 14th, so register now! Early Bird Registration: Adult cost $25/person or $45/ 2 people, youth cost (18 & under) $15/youth Late Registration: Adult cost $35/person […]

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2015 Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Safety Training Classes

Kenosha, Racine, & Walworth Counties PRIVATE APPLICATOR?:  If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years. Training Dates: Kenosha County – February 3, 2015 – Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street, Bristol, WI Walworth County — February […]

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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 Communication Arts Festival registration forms now avilable

2015 Special Emphasis Theme:  “Past—Present—Future!” Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 1-5 p.m. Registration Deadline: March 13 to the Burlington County Office Building. Creative Writing and Poster entries are also due at this time. The Festival is free event. Invite your family and friends. There’s something for everyone: categories include performing arts, skits, speaking, demonstrations, photography, […]

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Touchpoints Approach training begins Feb. 7

As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration and […]


Farm Bill ARC/PLC Resources

The 2014 farm bill requires row crop producers to pick either the ARC program, which protects against falling revenue, or PLC, which provides floors for crop prices.  For more information on these programs and to view presentations from recent meetings in Racine and Kenosha Counties, visit the Agriculture Page.


Date Changed to February 25 – Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Children Workshop

Please note that the date for this workshop has been changed to Wednesday, February 25, 2015. In developing the ability to concentrate, the growing brain needs sufficient sleep. Children that get enough sleep are more adaptable and easier to manage. This workshop will help you to: Learn about how much sleep children require at specific stages in life. Learn about […]


Cancelled – How Father Friendly is Your Organization Workshop

Please note that this workshop has been cancelled for January 21. Please refer to future Early Learning Series Calendars for future workshops. Do you have a hard time connecting with fathers? Do fathers feel welcome when they enter your center? Do you wish dads were more engaged with the care of their children? This workshop,designed for professionals who […]


Winter 2015 Early Learning Series Calendar

The Early Learning Series calendar for January-February-March is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “How Father Friendly is Your Organizations” on January  and “Stewards of Children” on January 21 and “Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Children” on February 18. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The […]