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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
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
Lack of rain takes toll on corn crops
By: Melissa Langbehn – MyFox Wausau
Ken Schroeder of the Portage County UW Extension office says, it is a serious situation. Not just in the southern part of the state but all of Wisconsin, ...
Published: Jul 05, 2012
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