(Madison, Wis.) Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) has selected Noah Ovshinsky, former Interim Managing Editor, as WPR’s new full-time Managing Editor of News. After a competitive national search Ovshinsky was select
Storytellers from each of 11 sovereign nations located in Wisconsin share the unique histories of their people and communities in a new Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) series of Tribal Histories documentaries
Farmers in Wisconsin use plastics in a variety of ways. One of the most visible is the storage of animal feed in long tubes of plastic film called silo (silage) bags. Farmers use silo bags because they are rela
The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 27 at the Lodi Agricultural Fairgrounds in Lodi, WI. This was a new location for the annual venue that allows the top junior and senior county 4-
A hydrogeologist with more than 30 years of experience devoted to protecting Wisconsin’s groundwater resources has been chosen as the new head of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, part of UW-
Join University of Wisconsin-Extension educators from around the state for a day of fun and hands-on learning at the Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UW-Extension Day at the Fair will feature
MADISON, Wis. – UW-Extension’s Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) is offering a match grant of up to $75,000 to provide additional assistance to companies in the process of completing a Small Busines
This spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison published research showing that atmospheric steam canners may be used to safely can naturally acidic foods such as peaches, pears, and apples, or acidified foods
If you look at children’s menus in restaurants or kid-friendly food packages in the grocery store, it may seem that children only eat a limited number of foods, such as deep-fried chicken strips, macaroni and c
Science will light up the night in northern Wisconsin this summer as scientists and educators from UW-Madison and UW-Extension hit the road for the first Northern Lights Tour, a five-stop exposition of research
Applications are now being accepted to represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Dairy Conference on September 27 through October 1, 2015 in Madison, WI. More than 200 students from 30 states are expected to atte
UW-Extension Family and Consumer Science specialist Michael Collins talks about when start engaging children with finances, and the most important lessons for parents to cover in this audio interview.
Recent food recalls have forced consumers to throw away foods such as ice cream and hummus because of contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. What is Listeria and why is it
Young children often have trouble understanding why they can’t have every toy or piece of candy they see at the store. But by around age 10, kids begin to comprehend that money is a limited resource.
D2L honored six Excellence Award winners from around the world, including a University of Wisconsin-Extension instructional design team, for delivery of innovative, collaborative or impactful learning experienc