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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
New chapter begins for Karl Schmidt, WPR's 'Chapter a Day' reader
By: Doug Moe – Wisconsin State Journal
Karl Schmidt turns 90 Monday. The bid day coincides with the start of a new schmidt reading...The half-hour show airs at 12:30 pm on ...
Published: Dec 14, 2012
Holte projects a positive view of the future
He credits Leadership Wisconsin (formerly known as the Wisconsin Rurla Leadership Program) as being
Published: Dec 14, 2012
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