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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
Five UW campuses to collaborate o new master's degree in sustainable...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Five University of Wisconsin System campuses got the green light Friday to pool their resources and offer a collaborative online Master of Science degree in sustainable management.
Published: Aug 27, 2012
In drought-stricken Wisconsin, farmers helping farmers
U.S. News on
In addition Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker and the University of Wisconsin-Extension program have collaborated to create a “Farmer to Farmer Network”…
Published: Aug 15, 2012
Just Read it: Jerry Apps
Jerry Apps started his career as a county extension agent in Green Lake and Brown counties in 1957…Apps suggested three books, one published in 2010, one in 1938 and one in 1854.
Published: Aug 07, 2012
E-Update from the Desk of Governor Scott Walker
Greenfield West Allis Now
The Farmer-to-Farmer Network connects buyers and sellers for different types of forages. The network is run through the University of Wisconsin-Extension ...
Published: Aug 06, 2012
UW-Extension Farmer to Farmer website now includes information for graziers
"For some produces, relocating livestock might be an effective strategy for them," said Rhonda Gildersleeve, UW-Extension grazing specialist.
Published: Aug 02, 2012
Wis.Crop Exchange Network to help farmers survive drought
The online exchange network has been around for several years through the University of Wisconsin Extension, and is mainly used by dairy farmers to buy and ...
Published: Aug 01, 2012
Farm Technology Days returns
By: Kelly Schlicht –
Kevin Jarek with the UW-Extension says in addition to showcasing 600 vendors, Farm Tech Days will showcase educational demonstrations.
Published: Jul 17, 2012
Farming families roll with the punches
By: Larry Avila – Appleton Post Crescent
Heideman and Handschke, who are hosting the 2012 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days...
Published: Jul 17, 2012
Wisconsin aquaculture: New law helps turn the tide for fish hatcheries
By: Rob Schultz – Wisconsin State Journal
Johnson produced data from UW-Extension and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Comsumer Protection, showing...
Published: Jul 16, 2012
Experts say more information needed on waste rock
By: Kathleen Foody – The Oskhosh Northwestern
Published: Jul 16, 2012
UW-Extension offers drought help
By: Karen Herzog – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The University of Wisconsin-Extension is offering its expertise to those in southern Wisconsin dealing with drought ..
Published: Jul 12, 2012
Walker declares state of emergency in 42 counties
By: Meg Jones – Wisconsin State Journal
"Rain would be priceless for us right now," said George Koepp, University of Wisconsin Extension agriculture agent in Columbia County. Weeks of way-below-average rainfall plus recent triple-digit temp
Published: Jul 11, 2012
UW-Extension celebrates 100 years
By: Ashley Halladay – New Richmond-News
The University of Wisconsin- Extension has been helping people in the state for a century, and that’s something worth celebrating. The year 2012 marks the 100th year UW-Extension educators have been w
Published: Jul 09, 2012