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

BOA Zoning Board Workshop

Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Germantown Community Library About the Workshop This workshop will provide information about the reasons behind zoning and legal standards applicable to zoning board decisions.  Who Should Attend? Zoning board members with varying levels of experience Other people interested in zoning Agenda 5:30 Registration 6:00 Introduction to […]


Managing Your Financial Future

The Workforce Development Center and the University of Wisconsin-Extension have partnered to offer you a new, top-notch series of workshops. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to help you better manage your money. Check your calendars, and plan to attend as many of these Friday sessions as possible starting in January of 2016.

mother and daughter

Raising a Thinking Child

Are you looking for new parenting strategies? UW-Extension Family Living Programs and Washington County Head Start are partnering to offer an 8 week educational series for parents of children aged 4-7. Raising a Thinking Child has demonstrated effectiveness in improving parenting skills and parent-child communication and in decreasing impulsive behaviors in young children. Research shows […]

Econ Survey Blog Graphic

2015 Washington County Nonprofits and the Economy Survey

UW-Extension collaborated with UW-Washington County, United Way of Washington County and the Volunteer Center of Washington County to survey  a cross-section of nonprofit organizations in Washington County to determine the financial health, trends and concerns of those organizations.  The results of the 2015 survey found that nonprofits have experienced an increased demand for services while […]


Pesticide Applicator Certification Training

Farmers applying restricted use pesticides must renew their Private Applicators certificate every five years. UW Extension provides the certification training that helps ensure the safe and responsible use of these products.

cow with calf

Dairy Cattle Hoof Care Seminar

Foot health and lameness are major issues facing today’s dairy producers. To help aid with these issues, UW-Extension will be hosting a Dairy Cattle Hoof Care Seminar on Wednesday, December 9, at Liberty Hall in Kimberly, WI. Presenters include Roger Olson, Zinpro Midwest Dairy Specialist, on “Footbaths: a problem solution or a solution to your […]

Brian Hudelson UW Day 2011 plant pathology

August 11-Be part of UW-Extension Day at the State Fair!

Celebrate the Wisconsin Idea and meet UW-Extension educators from around the state. Experience the UW-Extension programming that supports Wisconsin families, communities and businesses. There’s something for everyone: hands-on activities and demonstrations, live presentations, musical performances, games and more. Key Events and Activities Highlights of Central Mall programs: Experience hands-on science activities like Lego robots, groundwater […]


Germs on Our Food: Healthy or Not?

The food that we buy in the grocery store or raise in our gardens isn’t sterile (completely free of microorganisms). It isn’t supposed to be! Microorganisms are part of our natural environment; some are harmful, some may cause disease. Read more on what you need to do to keep your family food-safe.