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October 2016

UW-Extension agents and specialists recognized for their leadership and innovation
University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANRE) agents and specialists received special recognition from their peers for outstanding work, leadership and program innovation. The award
Cooperative Extension
Oct 24, 2016
Enrollments Continue to Rise for Online Degrees
The University of Wisconsin-Extension announced today that its collaborative online degree programs have achieved a 13 percent increase in 2016. Course enrollments reached 2,800 as of the twentieth day of c
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Oct 20, 2016
Southwest Wisconsin – Small Business Development Center welcomes business consultant
The Southwest Wisconsin - Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brock Waterman as the primary business consultant to Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Oct 19, 2016
Badger Swine Symposium Scheduled for November 4
The UW-Extension Swine Team and Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) invite pork producers and industry to attend the 2016 Badger Swine Symposium, Nov. 4 at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm.
Cooperative Extension
Oct 07, 2016
Sharing the road during fall harvest season
Fall harvest season is a time of the year when motorists and farmers will be sharing roadways more frequently. Here are some tips to make the roads safer for both motorist and farmers.
Cooperative Extension
Oct 07, 2016

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
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
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
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