Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Recently, Dale Leidheiser, our State 4-H Youth Development Program Director, shared the following information about helping children cope with natural and man-made disasters.  We wanted to pass this along to provide ideas for things parents and adult leaders/role models working with young people can do to help them cope. It seems like the last several […]

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Local Celebration Provides Opportunity to Share Stories and Say Thank You

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension held a reception to celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.  The celebration provided an opportunity for those in attendance to share Extension stories as well as an opportunity for us to thank those in attendance for their support of Extension educational programs.  Later that evening, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 2012-10-45– […]

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2012 Lincoln County Fair Results

Congratulations to all of the 4-Hers who exhibited at this year’s Lincoln County Fair.  You did an awesome job of showcasing all that you are learning through your 4-H projects and the positive contributions you are making to your community.  A special thank you to all of the department volunteers, 4-H leaders, parents/guardians, judges,  Fair Association […]

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Extension Responds – Drought Resources

Southern Wisconsin is now in drought conditions that rival those of 1988. These conditions pose challenges for all Wisconsin residents, both urban and rural. Potential crop losses may prove stressful to cash grain farmers as they struggle to meet commitments, and for livestock farmers who require large amounts of quality feed and forage. Urban residents […]

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2011 4-H Summer Camp Highlights!

Lincoln and Taylor County youth recently returned from what may be the most memorable experience of their lives … 4-H Summer Camp.  33 campers, 7 camp counselors, and 9 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 13-16.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences combined with a variety of weather and few bugs […]

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Storm/Flood Recovery Resource

The Lincoln County UW-Extension Staff have created a resource booklet from several sources  to assist individuals and families impacted by the April 10th tornados.  Resources include items for post-tornado damage, post-flooding damage including home flooding caused by power outages and long-term disaster recovery.  Please go to https://lincoln.uwex.edu/recovery/ for the booklet and locations to receive a hard copy.

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MISSION and VALUES

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, we provide knowledge and resources to engage people and their communities in positive change where they live and work. WE VALUE People We always work to improve practices that allow us to hire and retain high quality people.  Employees are constantly encouraged to participate in personal and professional […]

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About the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Office

The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Office is one of seventy-two county offices statewide, staffed by professional educators.  We offer educational programs through four program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources; Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development; Family Living; and 4-H Youth Development.  The faculty and staff of the Lincoln County UW-Extension office meet educational needs of […]

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