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February 2013

UW Colleges and UW-Extension chancellor responds to Gov. Walker's 2013-15 biennial budget
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
University Relations
Feb 21, 2013
Bringing about long-term social change is core of the new University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Inclusive and Engaged Leadership
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
University Relations
Feb 20, 2013
University of Wisconsin-Extension Names Frank Waterstraat Director of New Online Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management and Technology
Pioneer in Health Information Field Leads Development of New Degree
University Relations
Feb 15, 2013
University of Wisconsin Sustainable Management Master’s Degree Program Offers First Steps Toward a Market-Based Solution to Climate Change
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
University Relations
Feb 14, 2013
4-H'ers showcase dairy skills in Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and first annual 4-H Dairy Management Contest
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
Cooperative Extension
Feb 08, 2013

January 2013

Meat Animal Project webinars coming up for 4-H livestock project volunteers
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
Cooperative Extension
Jan 30, 2013
Bailey Quam selected as first-runner up for Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair
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
Cooperative Extension
Jan 30, 2013
Despite drought, heat and higher costs, state farm income was second highest ever
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
Cooperative Extension
Jan 24, 2013
UW-Extension's Armando Ibarra presents social justice program at Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
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
University Relations
Jan 15, 2013
Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum
Agricultural economists and commodity specialists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Extension will talk about the financial health of Wisconsin agricultu
Cooperative Extension
Jan 09, 2013
Chancellor Ray Cross and other higher education leaders to discuss role of online education at UCLA conference
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
University Relations
Jan 02, 2013
4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and State 4-H Skillathon contests scheduled for March 2, 2013
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.
Cooperative Extension
Jan 02, 2013

December 2012

Nutrient and Pest Management program wins five awards
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
University Relations
Dec 28, 2012
Online Sustainable Management Master's Degree Prepares Professionals to Address Universal Business Challenges of Profit Versus Environmental Impact
MADISON, Wis. (December 11, 2012) – The University of Wisconsin–Extension has developed a new Master of Science in Sustainable Management, answ
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Dec 11, 2012
4-H Meat Animal Quality Assurance train-the-advisor trainings coming up
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
Cooperative Extension
Dec 07, 2012