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Cooperative Extension

Who We Are:

With an office in each Wisconsin county, Cooperative Extension develops practical educational programs tailored to local needs and based on university knowledge and research. We deliver our expertise to the public, addressing a wide range of needs to people, plants and animals, in both urban and rural areas of the states.

What We Do:

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.


  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development
  • Geologic and Natural History Survey
  • C4-H and Youth Development
  • Family Living
  • Leadership Wisconsin

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UW-Extension County Offices

Cooperative Extension staffs an office in each county with a County agent who provides free, expert advice on topics such as agriculture, business development, lawn, gardening and more. Click your county to learn more.