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Local church partners up with 4-H club for charity
WEAU Eau Claire
Published: Jan 26, 2013
Use UW guide to select veggie varieties
By: Melinda Myers – JSOnline
University of Wisconsin-Extension publication is a good source of information on vegetable varieties suited to Wisconsin gardens.
Published: Jan 22, 2013
Feed shortage hitting farms hard
By: Ben Bromley – Baraboo News Republic
"Everybody is being affected by this that has to feed anything," said Katie Pfeiffer, agricultural agent at the Sauk County University of Wisconsin-Extension Office.
Published: Jan 22, 2013
8 Things to check out for respite from winter at 20th Garden Expo
By: Shelley Birkelo – GazetteXtra
The Garden Expo in Madison promises to deliver a hint of spring with gardening innovations...said Kristin Korevec, special events manager for Wisconsin Public Television.
Published: Jan 22, 2013
Master Meat Crafter students serve culinary creations
By: Dan Simmons – Wisconsin State Journal
...the Master Meat Crafter program, a joint venture between UW-Madison and UW-Extension that started in 2010 as the first of its kind in the country.
Published: Jan 16, 2013
UW-Extension's Joe Van Rossum interview with WKOW-27
By: Elishah Oesch Greg Neumann – WKOW TV
Most unused medications are not disposed of properly
Published: Jan 16, 2013
Only 2% of Wisconsin household medicine safely disposed, report says
By: Lee Berquist – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The report was written by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Product Stewardship Institute, a national nonprofit aimed at reducing harmful effects of consumer goods.
Published: Jan 14, 2013
DNR joins cooperative effort to restore Little Plover River
Stevens Point Journal
DNR, the University of Wisconsin...the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (UW-Extension)...have all agreed to work on the project.
Published: Jan 11, 2013
Groundwater study monitoring effect of sand mines in county
By: Alicia Yager – Chippewa Herald
Data is currently being collected for the study, conducted by researchers with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and...
Published: Jan 09, 2013
WPR goes mobile with iPhone, Android apps
Superior Telegram
with the WPR app, owners of Apple and Android-based mobile phones and tablets can listen to all three WPR networks and enjoy some features you won't find on your radio.
Published: Jan 03, 2013
Fermentation Fes numbers way up over previous year
By: Kim Lamoreaux – Reedsburg Times Press
"if the UW-Extension average agri-tourist is spending $137 per person," Neuwirth said, "that's potentially over $1 million in economic impact.
Published: Jan 05, 2013
Farmers and consumers worried about dairy cliff
By: Kelly Schlicht –
While some economists predicted a price doubling, agriculture agents for the UW-Extension say it won't be that big of an increase.
Published: Jan 02, 2013
Resisting the urge to spoil kids during holidays
By: Gayle Worland and Nico Savidge – Wisconsin State Journal
Dave Riley, professor of human development and family studies at UW-Madison and UW-Extension provides tips for unspoiling the child.
Published: Dec 16, 2012
UW-Extension launches online crop budget calculator
Wisconsin Ag Connection
University of Wisconsin-Extension Educator Ken Barnett says the drought will result in much higher seed prices going into 2013
Published: Dec 17, 2012
Baraboo ready for its closeup
By: Jeremiah Tucker – Baraboo News Republic
Emmy Fink, host for the Wisconsin Public Television show Discover Wisconsin, said she wanted to highlight both sides of the community when she decided to...
Published: Dec 18, 2012