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September 2012

University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Online Degree Grows to Meet Demand
The national spotlight on healthcare is raising interest in the UW online health and wellness degree.
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Sep 26, 2012
UW-Extension small business advisor Chuck Brys earns State Star
Gayle Kugler, Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network director, announced that Chuck Brys received the 2012 Wisconsin State Star award in recognition of his exemplary performance as a business advis
University Relations
Sep 25, 2012
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross announces 2012 Chancellor’s Awards recipients
MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension partners, friends and employees were recognized for their contributions to enhancing Wisconsin’s quality of life at the Chanc
University Relations
Sep 21, 2012
Is it legal to use a cover crop as a forage crop? Maybe not….
Vince Davis, UW-Extension weed specialist said there’s an important distinction as to whether cover crops are left in the field or harvested for forage, and what herbicide has been used on the crop.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 21, 2012
Understanding the new rules that allow passing in no passing zones
A change in state law makes it legal to pass a vehicle in a no-passing zone if traveling less than half of the applicable speed limit says Cheryl Skjolaas, UW-Extension agricultural safety specialist.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 14, 2012
Public Forum on Contraception, Religious Liberty and the Affordable Care Act
Should health insurance include coverage of contraception? Should the federal government require employers to provide health insurance plans that include birth control? Should employers who object to contracept
University Relations
Sep 11, 2012
Fall fun opportunities abound at Upham Woods Autumn Family Camp
Back-to-school bustle and other autumn responsibilities can make it challenging to carve out time for family fun sometimes, but Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center offers a chance for families to unplug from th
Cooperative Extension
Sep 06, 2012

August 2012

Aaron Brower named interim UW-Extension provost
MADISON, Wis. -- Aaron Brower, a University of Wisconsin-Madison administrator, will begin a two-year term as the new interim provost and vice chancellor of UW-Extension on Aug. 27, 2012. Greg Hutchins, who
UW-Extension Provost's Office
Aug 22, 2012
Late blight confirmed in five Wisconsin counties
Late blight in five Wisconsin counties has been confirmed said Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist at UW-Madison.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 21, 2012
UW-Madison and UW-Extension featured at Dodge County Fair Aug. 16
MADISON - A variety of educational displays and special entertainment will be part of the UW-Madison and UW-Extension Day at the Dodge County Fair Thursday, Aug. 16.Fairgoers will be able to interact with U
University Relations
Aug 10, 2012
Wisconsin Hosts the 2012 North American Manure Expo – August 22, 2012
If you are interested in the latest equipment and technology for professional manure management, plan to attend the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012.
Broadcasting and Media Innovations
Aug 10, 2012
Dairy herd performance tools available online for farmers
Dairy farmers have the opportunity to compare the health and production performance of their herd with other herds around the country due to a UW-Madison research project.
Cooperative Extension
Aug 10, 2012
WPT and statewide journalism partnership broadcasting U.S. Senate Republican primary debate Friday
As the Aug. 14 primary election approaches, the journalism partnership of Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Today’s TMJ 4 will broadcast a state
University Relations
Aug 06, 2012

July 2012

Marathon County tops 4-H Livestock Senior Division; Iowa County takes Junior Division
The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on July 23 at the Arlington Public Events Center. There were ten senior teams and eight junior teams that participated. The contest consisted of evaluating cla
Cooperative Extension
Jul 26, 2012
Dodge County teams sweep the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest
The teams from Dodge County had an exceptional day at the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Judging contest taking home top honors in both the Junior and Senior divisions. One hundred youth competed at the contest State 4-H
Cooperative Extension
Jul 26, 2012