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UW-Extension workshops to help with farm transition planning
Wisconsin Ag Connection
The University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability, as well as...UW-Extension, are offering a workshop to help farm families plan for a son, daughter or partner to...
Published: Dec 03, 2012
Center's Healthy Choices program takes aim at obesity
By: Georgia Pabst – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Healthy Choices program is now part of a bigger and broader effort - the Community and Regional Food Systems Project - run by Milwaukee County Extension, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and...
Published: Dec 02, 2012
Aldo Leopold documentary wins award
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin Public Television is the broadcast partner. Earlier this year, Wisconsin Public Television began broadcasting the one-hour program statewide.
Published: Nov 26, 2012
County budget restores two funding cuts
Ozaukee Prerss
The Ozaukee County Board last week restored funding for the University of Wisconsin Extension family living educator and the ....
Published: Nov 15, 2012
UW-Extension program helps farmers 'shift gears' in their later years
A program that will be offered by Columbia County UW-Extension is designed to help farm families explore and plan for their later farming years
Published: Nov 12, 2012
Wisconsin Groups to Celebrate National Rural Health Day
Wisconsin Ag Connection
University of Wisconsin-Extension/Cooperative Extension is one of several agricultural stakeholders ....event is being used to focus on important issues concerning rural areas.
Published: Nov 09, 2012
Letter: 4-H our future's stimulus, he says
Pierce County Herald
Pierce County’s future will be built on the foundation formed by Pierce County’s 4-H Program. Any deviation from the support of Pierce County’s 4-H Program will only knock the foundation...
Published: Oct 19, 2012
Celebrate 4-H this week
Fond du Lac Reporter
Local 4-H groups are sharing the benefits of their organization in honor of National 4-H Week, Oct. 8-12. Kim Braatz of Fond du Lac said she joined 4-H as a child because of ...
Published: Oct 09, 2012
Know Your Madisonian: Ron Kean
By: Sandy Cullen – Wisconsin State Journal
..Along with his work for the UW-Extension, Kean has spent nearly two decades on the academic staff at UW-Madison
Published: Sep 16, 2012
Mining Expert: 'There is a middle ground'
Price County Daily
Tom Evans of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey literally wrote the book on mining regulation in Wisconsin, and he is well aware of how ...
Published: Sep 21, 2012
Senate panel considers mining permit options
Superior Telegram
Thomas Evans, of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, told the committee that the Department of Natural Resources should appoint an independent administrative law judge when ...
Published: Sep 20, 2012
Platteville Library caters to kids of military families
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
The Platteville Public Library has received a collection of resources for military families from Wisconsin Public Television Supports Military Kids, a cooperative effort led by Wisconsin Public Televi
Published: Aug 29, 2012
Five UW campuses to collaborate on new master's degree in sustainable management
By: Karen Herzog – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Five University of Wisconsin System campuses, with support from UW-Extension, will offer a collaborative online Master of Science degree in sustainable management.
Published: Aug 24, 2012
Groundwater study being done in response to community concern
WQOW TV News 18
The USGS and the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey will pay for a portion.
Published: Aug 23, 2012
Broadband Internet access could boost growth of rural Wisconsin
Janesville Gazette
... hard-working people across Wisconsin's rural landscape can look to the future and not fear being left behind.
Published: Aug 20, 2012