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. […]

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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 […]

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UW-Extension Washington County 4-H Youth Development Honored with National Awards

Washington County 4-H Youth Development was proud to be recognized for excellence in programming and service during the National Association of 4-H Extension Agents conference in New Orleans, LA. 4-H Youth Development Program and Volunteer Coordinator Megan Buehler was honored with an Excellence in Camping Award (Team) for her work on the Washington County 4-H […]

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Ag Events Calendar and Event Highlights

Because there are many Ag opportunities happening in the future, the Ag department decided it was time to create an Ag Events calendar. In this calendar you will be able to find information on upcoming events for Youth Livestock Educational opportunities, Pesticide Applicator Training and various other Ag related activities. Here are highlights of upcoming […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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