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Help us tell our story by sharing yours!

Got a minute? Use it to tell us how the people and programs of UW-Extension have helped you learn, grow or succeed.  How have we positively impacted your life or the organization you work for?  You can share your story at https://uwcx.org/.  It’s easy and quick to do!  Your time is much appreciate! UW-Colleges and […]


UW-Extension selected as EDA University Center for Wisconsin

UW-Extension has been awarded a five-year grant of $750,000 from the EDA. The grant will be used to support a partnership based in the UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development in Madison and includes researchers and staff from the Center and the UW-Madison Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. EDA University Centers generally focus […]


Pesticide Applicator Certification and Recertification Training

Is your Pesticide Certification card still good or has it expired? Or, do you need to be certified to use restricted use pesticides?   The UW Extension of Washington County will be holding Pesticide Applicator Certification and Recertification Training on Wednesday January 25 2017 from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, at the Public Agency Center […]


Fall 2016 Nonprofit Workshops: Trends and Best Practices in Board Governance

The Nonprofit Coalition of Washington County has partnered with the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee to offer an exciting three-part workshop series in Washington County!  Join us for any or all of these workshops! Wednesday, Oct. 19th Board Building Cycle – Get practical tools for every stage of the building process. Wednesday, Nov. 2nd Structuring the […]

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UW-Extension’s Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign

The University of Wisconsin-Extension “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign’s website fyi.uwex.edu/creditreport lets you sign up for reminders to check your free credit reports and provides guidance on how to get and read your free reports. Since the reminder campaign started in 2013, many people have reached out to UW-Extension educators with questions about obtaining […]


Back-to-school food safety tips

Students are returning to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.  Wash your hands and areas used to prepare food. Clean your hands with […]

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New AG Educator!

UW-Extension Washington County welcomes Stephanie Plaster as the Interim Agriculture Educator for Ozaukee and Washington Counties!  Stephanie grew up in Cedarburg and was a member of the Ozaukee County 4-H program in high school. She graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in International Agriculture focusing on Animal and Dairy Science. While at Madison, she worked […]


New resource available for Wisconsin’s food entrepreneurs!

Entrepreneurs thinking about starting or scaling up a food processing business can find a way to make their dreams a reality with the help of the newly released Wisconsin Food Processing Guide: A Handbook for Entrepreneurs and Managers, available from the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Authors Jenifer A. Buckley and Elena M. Byrne worked with UW-Extension, […]