We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 […]

Read More...

Holiday Eating Can Be Healthy?

“Right-sizing” your portions during the holidays IS possible. Find ideas in the WIC WIRE, a combined educational effort of Washington County WIC and SNAP-Ed/FoodWIse.

Read More...

2017 Midwest Manure Summit

The 2017 Midwest Manure Summit will be held February 22 and 23 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, WI. There is also a Pre-Summit Training session and an optional dinner Early Bird registration deadline is February 6, 2017 More information http://fyi.uwex.edu/midwestmanure

Read More...

Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships Available

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to students that will be third or fourth-year college students during the 2017-18 academic year. Additional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors that will be first-year college students during the 2017-18 academic year. Students studying in a two-year program are also […]

Read More...

Nutrition Education Program Changes to Better Meet Needs of Audiences

FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. […]

Read More...

Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation

Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation – Linked to contact with infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin Federal and state health officials released a statement on investigation into cases of multi-drug resistant Salmonella Heidelberg. This is a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella. Bio-security on farms is important always and these cases reinforce the need […]

Read More...

Turkey – Alternate Routes to the Table

Grilling, smoking, roasting, deep-frying…  and four more food-safe methods to prepare turkey are featured in these printable, USDA fact sheets. To read on, please choose: Fact Sheet in English Fact Sheet in Spanish

Read More...