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September 2016

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Sandeen honors John Shutske
John Shutske, University of Wisconsin-Extension agricultural engineering specialist at UW-Madison, is the recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence from the UW Colleges and UW-Wisconsin-Extension.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
National Cooperatives Conference examines impact of global agricultural trade, cybersecurity, regulations, on farmer cooperatives
Agricultural cooperative leadership and industry experts will examine issues impacting farmer-owned cooperatives at the 19th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference, Nov. 2-4, 2016 in Minneapolis.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
Getting Started on Your Succession Plan – Live webinar Thurs., October 27
A webinar to discuss the first steps of farm succession planning will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
Exploring Tax Implications and Farm Succession Options of an LLC – Live webinar Thurs., September 22
A webinar about transitioning to a Limited Liability Company (LLC) will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at 1 p.m. at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 07, 2016
Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs
Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify whether grants or other financial options might be right for you.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 07, 2016

August 2016

University of Wisconsin-Extension announces advisory boards of industry experts
The University of Wisconsin-Extension has formed the 2016-2017 industry advisory boards for collaborative online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The industry advisory boards consist of professional
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 22, 2016
New Tool That Introduces UW System Faculty to Online Teaching Earns Award
Making the transition from traditional lectures to online instruction can be daunting to even the most seasoned college professor. Director of Instructional Design and Development Ryan Anderson and instructiona
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 15, 2016
Agricultural Leases in Wisconsin – Live webinars on Thursday, August 25
Two webinars focusing on agricultural leasing will be offered at various UW-Extension offices on Aug. 25, 2016. This is the first of a series that will focus on a variety of farm succession topics.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 10, 2016
Capstone Projects Give University of Wisconsin Online Degree Students Vital Industry Experience in High Growth Fields
This summer, the 200th student will earn a University of Wisconsin collaborative online degree by completing the final requirement for graduation: the capstone project. Capstone projects give students in UW onl
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Aug 02, 2016

July 2016

New online master's degree in health and wellness prepares graduates for management roles in the health promotion industry
As health and wellness programs continue to grow, five University of Wisconsin institutions and the University of Wisconsin-Extension are offering an online Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management d
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Jul 20, 2016

June 2016 Launches to Put Urgent and Emerging News in Perspective
WisContext, a new online service created by Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and Cooperative Extension, helps Wisconsinites make sense of the issues affecting the state.
UW-Extension Chancellor's Office
Jun 22, 2016
National 4-H Hall of Fame laureates announced
4-H has announced the names of the sixteen individuals who will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame during a special ceremony to be held on Friday, October 7 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Cent
Cooperative Extension
Jun 20, 2016
Regents approve UW-Extension’s Flexible Option business degree
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – As a next step for one of the University of Wisconsin System’s most innovative programs, the UW System Board of Regents today approved giving UW-Extension authority to implement an online, com
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Jun 10, 2016

May 2016

Extension Specialists receive UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Awards
Pamela Ruegg, University of Wisconsin-Extension Milk Quality and Dairy Animal Health Specialist at UW-Madison and Bernadette O’Rourke, UW-Extension Youth Livestock Specialist at UW-Madison received recognition
Cooperative Extension
May 27, 2016
Jeff Sindelar receives 2016 Pound Extension Award
Jeff Sindelar, UW-Madison associate professor/UW-Extension meat specialist, received the Pound Extension Award for his work with Wisconsin’s meat industry-one the state’s top five industries in economic output.
Cooperative Extension
May 11, 2016