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Reading with children doesn’t always require a storybook

Tue, 04 Aug 2015

The skills children bring with them to kindergarten, such as vocabulary, knowledge of letter names and sounds, and the ability to rhyme words, are strong predictors of future school success. Parents—a child’s first and most valuable teachers—most often set these skills in motion long before a child enters preschool or other formal schooling situation.

Ken Bradbury selected to lead Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey

Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Dr. Ken Bradbury has accepted the position of Director and State Geologist for the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.

Interactive learning abounds at UW-Extension Day at the State Fair

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

Contact: Pamela Seelman, Marketing Communications Director, (608) 262-9311 Join University of Wisconsin-Extension educators from around the state for a day of fun and hands-on learning at the Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UW-Extension Day at the Fair will feature more than 40 UW-Extension educational displays on the Central Mall […]

Wisconsin hit by new invasive insects

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

PJ Liesch talks about a stinkbug threat, two beetle invaders that are new to Wisconsin, and who you can contact for more information in this weeks audio podcast.

Agronomy/Soils Field Day scheduled for Aug. 19

Tue, 28 Jul 2015

The 2015 Agronomy/Soils Field Day highlights University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension research on emerging technologies and relevant crop production issues. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Arlington Agricultural Research Station.

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