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Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe!

Check out the latest issue of the “Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe” newsletter, with informative articles on making sweet spreads and canning fruit, canning with less sugar, and drying/freezing strawberries!  Click here to view a printable copy of the newsletter.

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Planning Emergency Livestock Transport Response (PELTR)

UW Madison Division of Extension’s online training course, Planning Livestock Emergency Transport Response (PELTR) is now taking registrations. The course is intended for first responders, including fire/EMS/law enforcement/State Patrol, county highway department and emergency management, public health, and safety communicators. Governmental administrators, veterinarians, and those experienced in handling livestock who may provide planning assistance to […]

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FoodWIse Nutrition Educator Position Posted

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is searching for candidates to fill the position of FoodWIse Nutrition Educator for Iowa, Green, Grant, and Lafayette counties.  FoodWIse advances healthy eating habits, active lifestyles, and healthy community environments for families with limited incomes through nutrition education at the individual, community, and systems levels. The Nutrition Educator […]

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Regional Agricultural Educators Staffing Model Enacted

The University of Wisconsin – Division of Extension is moving to a Regional Agricultural Educators staffing model across the state. These positions will provide research-based education to dairy, livestock and crop producers by assessing the needs of farmers in their region and design and deliver educational programming and services to meet those needs. Dairy, Livestock, and Crop production […]

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Stand Up and Move More!

Extension Iowa County, along with the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging, is offering a four-week group health education workshop titled “Stand Up and Move More”.  This is not a fitness program, but rather a free health education program for adults ages 55+. Meetings will be held on Tuesdays beginning May 3rd through May 24th from […]

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Wise Wisconsin – A Life Span Program Virtual Learning Series

This virtual series involves six one-hour sessions on Wednesdays at 9am, from February 2nd – March 9th, 2022 via zoom.  Registration is required – links will be sent the week of each session to registered participants.  To register, click here: https://go.wisc.edu/5u4ez3. Check out https://go.wisc.edu/i2165a for more details.  Click here for a printable flyer. If you have questions, please contact Sara […]

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4-H With A Straw!

Attention all youth!  Join Iowa County 4-H on Saturday, February 5th from 9-11am at the American Legion Hall in Dodgeville for a fun-filled day of having fun with straws.  Create watercolor self-portraits, explore bubble milk experiments, make a straw pan flute, and more!  This is a free event, but registrations are appreciated so we know […]

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2022 ARC/PLC Program Election Webinar

Join Extension-Lafayette County for an informational meeting covering the ARC/PLC program.  We will discuss UW recommendations for the 2022 program election.  Please register for the webinar of your choice here. Wednesday, January 26th from 12:00-12:30pm Wednesday, February 2nd from 6:30-7:00pm

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Badger Dairy Insight

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Division of Extension’s Dairy Program bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm CST for the Badger Dairy Insight webinar series. There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Register online at http://go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch. We are featuring your local Extension […]

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