MADISON, Wis. – UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross applauds Gov. Scott Walker for his proposal to reinvest in the University of Wisconsin System.The governor’s 2013-15 biennial budget proposa
Madison, Wis. – (February 20, 2013) – Because today’s persistent and complex issues of climate change, social inequality and economic health will require a new type of leader to address and resolve them, the Un
President Barack Obama called for a “market-based solution” to climate change in his State of the Union address. Faculty in the University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management online master’s degree program agre
The annual Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and first annual 4-H Dairy Management contest was held on Saturday February 2nd in Portage, WI.
For the dairy bowl contestants were tested on their knowledge of dai
The University of Wisconsin-Extension Cooperative Extension will be hosting a series of Meat Animal Project Webinars this winter for Fair Board staff, meat animal project superintendents and project volunteers
Bailey Quam, who works as a Cooperative Extension communications marketing assistant in the Office of the Dean and Director, recently was selected as first runner-up in the 2013 Wisconsin Association of Fairs
MADISON - Despite the challenges brought on by prolonged drought and record-breaking heat, Wisconsin farmers earned $3 billion in net farm income in 2012, the second highest amount on record. While that's d
Social justice is the theme for River Valley’s annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the library at Spring Green Elementary School, 830 W. Da
A “Rebooting Higher Education” conference kicks off the new year, with University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross joining participants such as Sebastian Thrun of Udacity, Burck Smith
The 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and State 4-H Skillathon contests will be held together on Saturday March 2, 2013 at UW Madison Animal Sciences Building, Madison, WI. Deadline for registration is Friday, Feb 22.
The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) honored the Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) program with five 2012 Extension Education Community Educational Materials Awards.The ASA, a nonprofit Madison-based int
MADISON, Wis. (December 11, 2012) – The University of Wisconsin–Extension has developed a new Master of Science http://www.sustain.wisconsin.edu/degrees-and-certificates/masters/ in Sustainable Management, answ
These train-the-advisor sessions are for anyone interested in teaching or facilitating the Meat Animal Quality Assurance program to help youth livestock exhibitors in beef, sheep and swine learn how to produce