Maximize FoodShare Dollars

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a federal program gave FoodShare members extra benefits, plus the regular amount. Now, due to recent changes to federal law, the extra amounts are ending. February 2023 is the last month memberswill get extra benefits. Qualifying families will continue to get their regular FoodShare amounts. For news, updates, and resources, please […]

I’m a Farmer, Too! Workshop

“I’m a Farmer, Too” Workshop Slated for Two Locations on March 2 and March 23. Women are a key aspect of the agriculture industry and are responsible for many facets of the farm. This program is geared toward women and the many hats they wear in the agricultural industry. Planning for the unknown, farm biosecurity, […]

Badger Dairy Insight Webinar Series

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Division of Extension’s Dairy Program on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm CST for the Badger Dairy Insight webinar series. We are featuring your local Extension Dairy Program Educators and UW Specialists as they present on current dairy topics. Take the opportunity to learn from and discuss with experts […]

2023 Midwest Manure Summit

The 2023 Midwest Manure Summit is back in-person! This event hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, Dairy Program and UW Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, will be held on February 28th from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay.  As in previous years, the Midwest Manure […]

Pesticide Applicator Training Information

There are some important changes to the Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) program for 2023. The first change is that the training manuals will NOT be sold out of the Extension Office as in previous years. Training manuals cost $40 and must be purchased online through the UW PAT store here: Pesticide Applicator Training ( We […]

2023 Cattle Feeders Workshop

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension will be hosting a Cattle Feeders Workshop Series slated for February 15th, 2023. The Annual UW Extension Cattle Feeders Workshop contains information for beef and dairy cattle feeders/finishers, and related allied industries.  Attending the workshop will also earn people who are BQA certified one continuing education credit towards their […]

2023 CAFO Annual Update

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension, in collaboration with the Wisconsin DNR, is hosting six sessions for how to stay in compliance with your permit for the CAFO Annual Updates. This is an update meeting for WPEDES permitted CAFO owners & managers, nutrient management plan writers, engineers, agency staff and consultants.  To register please visit:  […]

Wise Wisconsin Series Coming in February

UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Life Span program presents Wise Wisconsin Winter Series. Extension Faculty, staff and partners from around the state will host sessions on topics that will help you increase joy and satisfaction in your life, provide you with new skills and resources, and help you connect with others during the cold, snowy winter […]

Cultivating Your Farm’s Future

To help Wisconsin farm families start their succession planning process, Wisconsin Extension has developed an interactive program: Cultivating Your Farm’s Future. This program will provide tools and resources for producers who want to begin the succession planning process. The program will explore the three-step process of planning your business succession: You will be prepared to […]

Small Ruminant Webinar Series

The Small Ruminant webinar series, hosted by the UW-Madison Division of Extension, provides a research-driven view of popular sheep production issues that connect sheep and goat producers around the state. This series also connects producers to useful tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade & tips from the field. Join this monthly webinar via Zoom […]

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