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January 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
Register for the 2013 Ag Truths Not Tails Conference, coming up January 25-26, 2013
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
Cooperative Extension
Dec 04, 2012
Northside Planning Council honors UW-Extension Dane County nutrition educator
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
University Relations
Dec 03, 2012
Wisconsin Public Television Projects Win Two Midwest Emmy Awards
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
Broadcasting and Media Innovations
Dec 03, 2012

November 2012

UW System unveils first Flexible Option degree programs
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
University Relations
Nov 28, 2012
Wisconsin 4-H volunteers take awards in USDA’s “This is MY Agriculture” photo contest
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
Cooperative Extension
Nov 28, 2012
Youth as Partners in Civic Leadership Conference addresses issues facing young people in Wisconsin
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
Cooperative Extension
Nov 19, 2012