Applications are now available to Wisconsin youth who are interested in attending the National 4-H Dairy Conference in Madison, WI from September 29 to October 2. Each year approximately 200 delegates from acr
Experts generally recommend that babies be given whole milk when they stop drinking breast milk or formula after their first birthday, and then switch to fat-free or low-fat milk after their second birthday. Bu
New research reveals that groundwater can be contaminated by viruses from untreated sewage. While the majority of the state’s municipalities disinfect their public water supplies, about 60 systems that serve th
Madison, Wis.--As young teens begin to push limits and test their boundaries, parents can feel overwhelmed and question their parenting ability. “Even though their children don’t require the same sort of hand
Technology businesses preparing ideas and innovations for the market have a new resource: the University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC).
The center provides:
Going to camp is an important part of growing up—singing campfire songs, sharing a cabin and exploring the outdoors with classmates and friends can be a formative experience. But for young people who use wheelc
Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has a chance to develop or expand afterschool programs in 11 counties around the state, thanks to a $13,000 grant from the JC Penney Round Up for Afterschool program. The grant w
MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross has appointed Jessica Tormey as interim assistant vice chancellor of external relations. Since 2007, she has served as the
MADISON, Wis. – Mark S. Lange – whose current clients include NASDAQ, Inc. Magazine and the Association of Corporate Growth – will leave his position with the Institute for Exceptional Growth Companies to join
MADISON, Wis.—(April 23, 2013)—Representatives from the University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology program announced today that the online bachelor’s degree is i
Madison, Wis. – (April 16, 2013) – Molly Kunstman worked on more than a tan last summer. A University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh nursing student, Molly earned college credit, met her English requirement, and benefite
Headlines tout the value of a Mediterranean-style diet as more and more studies verify the health benefits of traditional Mediterranean ways of eating. These eating patterns have been shown to promote heart hea
One of the most enduring causes for a celebration is a wedding. The tight economy has meant that wedding spending is down according to some news sources, but it’s still not unusual for couples and families to s
Madison, Wis.—When the first College Days program was held in 1963, gas cost 30 cents a gallon and a new home retailed for less than $20,000.
But times change, and the annual program hosted by Cooperative Ext