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Graduating 4-H Member Scholarships

The Iowa County 4-H Leaders announce a scholarship opportunity for graduating 4-H members.  For this year only, scholarship applications will be accepted for members who graduated out of 4-H in this year (2021) or last year (2020).  You are eligible for 4-H membership one year after graduating from high school.  The application form, which is […]

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Strong Bodies – Sessions for all ages!

StrongBodies helps adults of all ages increase strength, bone density, balance, and energy! Join us on Tuesdays & Thursdays for 10 weeks, October 12 – December 16, 2021. For a printable flyer, click here. To register, scan the QR code with your camera or use the link below: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ddmC4Eh8e4OJSPI

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Extension Helps Older Adults Master Aging

If improving your health and well-being is a goal, consider joining the fun and innovative Aging Mastery Program® (AMP)!   AMP empowers participants to embrace their gift of longevity by spending more time each day doing things that are good for themselves and for others. The program encourages mastery – developing sustainable behaviors across many dimensions […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Caring for someone with an injury or illness – such as dementia, cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, or others – can be physically, emotionally, and financially demanding.  Taking care of yourself is important! Join us on Wednesdays at 10:00am from September 15 through October 20, 2021 for FREE virtual classes that will show you […]

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Pressure Canning Testing

The Extension Iowa County office offers FREE pressure canning testing for dial gauge canners. To learn more about the types of canners, click here.  Call 608-930-9850 or email ruth.schriefer@wisc.edu to schedule your appointment! We also have the following publications available, with instructions and research-based recipes to safely preserve your harvest: Canning Vegetables Safely (B1159) Canning Salsa Safely […]

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Take 3 actions to Fight Flu

Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease that can be serious. Every year, millions of people get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands to tens of thousands of people die from flu. CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from the flu. Get yourself and your family vaccinated! […]

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Iowa & Lafayette County 4-H – Family Adventures

Family Adventures run from OCTOBER 1 TO DECEMBER 1, 2020 4-H Families who participate will have their family name put into a drawing for 4-H bling! For every site you visit, send your scavenger answers to sarah.weier@wisc.edu who will put your name into the drawing. Want extra chances? Take a selfie and upload to comments […]

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Iowa County Broadband Survey is in the mail!

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has changed the world we live in dramatically. Earlier this year, Safer-at-Home orders forced most of us to think differently, act differently, learn differently, conduct our daily lives differently, and work differently. One resource/service that has been in the spotlight as many have been mostly confined to our homes, is broadband internet access. […]

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