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Retirement Planning Classes – Spring 2015

Whether you are just beginning to develop a retirement plan, rapidly approaching retirement or recently retired; consider this upcoming course. You will learn how to define long-term goals and return from the class with practical information you can apply immediately. This course includes a 230-page illustrated textbook and a UW-Extension estate planning publication. Couples may […]


Wills: Understanding & Preparing Your Important Documents

On April 21, 2015, Attorney Melinda Gustafson Gervasi will present the key elements of estate planning and provide resources to enable you to complete a plan of your own. Everyone over the age of 18 should consider estate planning! Class will be held from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Dane County UW-Extension Office, […]


Tree and Shrub Pruning Workshop

Horticulture Educator Lisa Johnson will hold a Tree and Shrub Pruning Workshop at the Dane County Extension Office, 5201 Fen Oak Drive in Madison on Saturday March 21. There will be an indoor program, then the class will go outside with Lisa and Dane County Tree Board members Adam Alves and Nancy Schlimgen for a […]


Heart of the Farm workshop for farm women to be held at Wollersheim Winery

Wollersheim Winery will host this year’s Heart of the Farm workshop for farm women.  Female dairy, livestock, and crop farmers are invited to attend this fun and educational workshop for a day off the farm! Dairy Carrie is this year’s featured speaker! We will also end the day with a local foods roundtable tasting session where […]


Garden Basics Class Registration Ending Soon!

Special Offer: Choose 4 Classes for $90.00  Taught by UW-Extension Educators & Specialists, Master Gardener Volunteers, and local experts this short course will give you the practical knowledge to keep your home garden thriving! Classes will be held Tuesdays from 6:00-8:30pm at the Dane County UW-Extension office. March 3   – Soils & Composting March 10 – Plant […]

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Beekeeping Classes

You are invited to attend one of our day-long Beekeeping Classes  to be held at the Lyman Anderson Ag and Conservation Center, 5201 Fen Oak Dr,  Madison, WI  53718. Beginners Class begins on Jan 31, and the class will repeat February 28, March 28, April 11 and May 2, 2015. Second Step Class is on March 21, […]

Canner Testing

Testing Pressure Canners

Testing of your dial gauge pressure canner can be done at the Dane County UW-Extension Office. Call Deb Neubauer, Family Living Educator,  at (608) 224-3722 to make an appointment for testing. There is a $3 charge per canner. Please bring the entire canner with you.


Dane County Plat Books

The 2014 version of the Dane County Plat Book is available for purchase at the Dane County UW-Extension office.  The book now offers detailed information about county roads, rural land ownership, parks and outdoor recreation opportunities. Additionally, the book details land ownership, approximate parcel size, and county and town roads. It also shows the locations […]