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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
University of Wisconsin Prepares Healthcare Workers for the Age of Technology
U.S. News
"This is a very timeley degree," said David Schejbal, dean of the UW-Extension's online and continuing education division.
Published: Jul 02, 2012
University of Wisconsin Prepares Healthcare Workers for the Age of Technology
By: Catherine Groux – US News
A consortium of four UW campuses will offer a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology
Published: Apr 27, 2012
Master Gardeners work to beautify Manitowoc County
Herald Times Reporter
Master Gardeners, a program through UW-Extension that began in Manitowoc County in 1994, aims to provide information to the public about gardening as well as help with research about topics such as...
Published: Apr 26, 2012
Robert Mentzer column: You're on Facebook. Now What?
Wausau Daily Herald
The broadband coordinator with Marathon County's University of Wisconsin Extension branch, Theiss worked with the Marathon County Public Library to host a ...
Published: Apr 26, 2012