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
Interested in learning and practicing skills to join the next generation of communicators for Wisconsin’s livestock and dairy industry? Mark your calendar for the Ag Truths, Not Tails conference, coordinated by
The Northside Planning Council in Madison honored Kazoua Moua, a UW-Extension nutrition educator in Dane County, with a North Star Award Nov. 2, 2012. The award recognizes her years of support and educational a
On Sunday, Nov. 18, Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) received two Midwest Emmy Awards for news and public affairs work during the past year.WPT received an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for News Special
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System announced today the first degree programs that will be offered under its innovative UW Flexible Option starting in Fall 2013. The UW System is expected to be
As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) invited 4-Hers to submit photos that captured the diverse ways young people are engaged in agriculture today and
Representatives of youth groups from around the state gathered at the YMCA Camp Matawa November 9-11 to address some of the important issues facing young people in Wisconsin. Attendees at the 2012 Youth as Part
Jerry Apps: A Farm Story premieres 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 on WPT.
Jerry Apps: A Farm Story is a portrait of Wisconsin farm life seen through the eyes of a boy growing up in Waushara County. Acclaimed Wiscon
The National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl contest has been held since 1980, when just seven state teams competed. The 39th Annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) hosted the contest in Louisvill
A team of four Wisconsin 4-H members placed second in overall team at the Invitational Youth Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition (N.A.I.L.E) in Louisville, KY o