Oshkosh, Wis.—The UW System Board of Regents today unanimously passed the System’s 2015-17 Biennial Budget proposal. “The UW System budget request, focused on the Talent Development Initiative, is a three-p
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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