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August 2014

UW Field Day Tour Focuses on Greenhouse Gases and Crop Management
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison invite farmers, agronomists, crop consultants, agri-business, governmental agencies, as well as the general public, to attend a special sessi
Communications and External Relations
Aug 19, 2014
Poll: More boaters taking steps to prevent aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin
Wisconsin boaters and anglers report complying more often with steps aimed at preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in 2013 than they did in 2009, according to a new statewide survey conducted
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
Involve kids in back-to-school shopping
Shopping for back-to-school is an annual ritual for many families. Bridget Mouchon, University of Wisconsin-Extension family living agent in Green County says it’s also a chance to show kids how to plan and ma
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
Simple food safety tips for packing school lunches
Keep food safety in mind as you prepare your child’s school lunch, says Barbara Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist. Ingham has some recommendations for packing a safe lunch. –Mak
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
Parents’ roles may change as homework assignments get more challenging
Sitting down to help your child with homework is a routine for many parents. But when your child reaches middle school and beyond, homework assignments can become more challenging. Even though you might not be
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
Study: Young people can benefit from more information about energy drinks
For most students, the school year includes some late nights writing papers, studying for exams or socializing with friends. But popular energy drinks used by many teens and young people to stay awake might be
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
Seize the morning with breakfast!
Many Wisconsin families with school age children are beginning to review their back-to-school supply lists. Pencils, notebooks--and don’t forget breakfast, eaten either at home or at school. Research shows tha
Cooperative Extension
Aug 19, 2014
The University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management Program Announces
Three new scholarships available through the online University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management program will help keep some green in students’ pockets while rewarding their dedication to furthering their car
Communications and External Relations
Aug 14, 2014
Wisconsin 4-H Awarded $10,000 Science Sponsorship for Local Tech Takeover
Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin and Wisconsin 4-H was selected to receive a $10,000 science sponsorship from National 4-H Council and HughesNet® to implement a "Tech Takeover Day
Cooperative Extension
Aug 13, 2014
4-H celebrates Centennial at Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development staff, volunteers, friends and supporters enjoyed a wonderful day at the Wisconsin State Fair on Tuesday, August 5.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 06, 2014
Iowa County Junior and Senior Teams top 2014 State 4-H Livestock Contest
The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 28 at the Arlington Public Events Center. There were nine senior teams and ten junior teams that participated. The contest consisted of evaluat
Cooperative Extension
Aug 04, 2014
Livestock results from Area Animal Science Days
The 2014 Area Animal Science Days were held in Manitowoc, Columbia, Eau Claire and Crawford Counties. Youth judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species: swine, beef, sheep and in some l
Cooperative Extension
Aug 04, 2014

July 2014

Director of Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Whitewater Named State Star
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Communications and External Relations
Jul 31, 2014
SBIR grant-matching program aims to fuel high-tech small businesses
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will provide $1 million in funding to entrepreneurs through a new program aimed at commercializing high-tech innovation. The program, calle
Communications and External Relations
Jul 31, 2014
Manitowoc County seniors win top honors at the State Dairy Judging Contest
Eighty-six youth competed at the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest which was held on July 21st in Black River Falls in conjunction with the State Ayrshire and Guernsey shows. Ayrshire and Guernsey animals were pu
Cooperative Extension
Jul 29, 2014