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Farmers worried drought conditions near
By: Brian E. Clark –
If UW Cooperative Extension agent David Laatsch knew any good rain dances, he’d be doing them now.
Published: Jul 05, 2012
Heat, drought taking toll of Wisconsin crops
By: Rick Barrett – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The double whammy of intense heat and little rain in southern Wisconsin has farmers worried
Published: Jul 03, 2012
Best seats in the house: Pediatric patients to view fireworks from UW rooftop
By: Bill Novak – The Cap Times
More than 400 patients and family members have been invited to a rooftop party at the Pyle Center so they can watch the Midwest's biggest fireworks display...
Published: Jul 02, 2012
Farmers Market Tours Being Held Around the State
Wisconsin Ag Connection
The Wisconsin Farmers Market Association and University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension will offer four Farmers Market Tours this summer.
Published: Jun 26, 2012
Farm Tech Days Expected to Generate Huge Economic Boost
Wisconsin Ag Connection
According to the University of Wisconsin Extension, agriculture alone generates nearly $3 billion of the county's total business sales annually...
Published: Jun 26, 2012
UW-Extension celebrates 100 years
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
Since the early 1900s, the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension has served the people of the state with research-based knowledge and information.
Published: Jun 25, 2012
Online Degree Program Lets Students Test Out of What They Already Know
By: Angela Chen – The Chronicle of HIgher Education
The University of Wisconsin plans to start a “flexible degree” program online focused on allowing undergraduates to test out of material they have mastered.
Published: Jun 20, 2012
UW System to offer new 'flexible degree' program
By: Matthew DeFour – The Wisconsin State Journal
Wisconsin would be a national pioneer in helping adults earn college degrees under a new online education program announced Tuesday by Gov. Scott Walker and UW System leaders.
Published: Jun 19, 2012
Walker announces new online degree initiative
By: Karen Herzog & Jason Stein – The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The new UW Flexible Degree is touted as a transformation of higher education in Wisconsin, and an economic engine to drive up the state's per capita income.
Published: Jun 19, 2012
Modern Woodmen, 4-H members 'Join Hands'
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
...partnered with Snyder 4-H Club to collect basic necessities to create comfort kits donated to the American Red Cross.
Published: Jul 02, 2012
Free Well Water Testing at Farm Technology Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection
All visitors at Farm Technology Days in Outagamie County this summer will have the chance to test their well water...
Published: May 29, 2012
UW-Extension Receives Grants for Free Fishing Day
In an effort to help raise awareness for aquatic education and boat safety, two local organizations donated money to UW-Extension...
Published: May 22, 2012
Internet provider fears City of Reedsburg rival
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Published: May 21, 2012
UW Hosts family gardening day
Wisconsin State Journal
Experts from UW-Madison and UW Extension share tips and samples...
Published: May 14, 2012
Kompost Kids Free Advance Compost Tutorial, May 12
Bay View Compass
Published: May 10, 2012