Mike Ballweg

Mike Ballweg has been the Sheboygan County Crops and Soils Agriculture Agent since 1987. He serves Sheboygan County with specialization in Ozaukee and Washington Counties.  Mike has been highly productive in research and educational programing in Crops and Soils, and Commercial Horticulture. Mike initiated, designed, and conducted extensive research focused on cover crop benefits in […]

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Kevin Schoessow

Kevin Schoessow serves Burnett, Washburn and Sawyer counties as the Extension Agriculture Development Agent. Kevin is based at the Spooner Agriculture Research Station office in Spooner.  His major program focus are in the areas of Small Scale Commercial Fruit & Vegetables and Agriculture Development. Kevin has been active in educational programming for commercial horticulture as […]

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Scott Reuss

In 1997, Scott Reuss began serving Marinette County as the UW-Extension Agriculture Agent. Today Scott serves as the Crops/Soils/Horticulture Agent for Marinette, Oconto, and Florence Counties.  His primary role is as Marinette County Agriculture/Horticulture Agent with additional two-county agreements between Oconto County for Agricultural Specialization and Florence County through a 10% buy-out.  Scott’s programming over […]

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Ken Schroeder

Ken Schroeder has served as the Agriculture Educator in Portage County since 2006. Ken Schroeder has been highly active in the area of cover crops, designing and implementing a multi-year study at three locations.  Data collection and analysis were both led by Ken for this project.  Portage County has significant variation in soil characteristics from […]

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Jason Fischbach

Jason Fischbach, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent for Ashland and Bayfield County since 2001, became a half-time statewide Food and Energy Woody Crop specialist in 2013.  His primary Extension work involves bioenergy and horticulture. Jason continues to develop hazelnuts as a new agricultural crop appropriate for Northern Wisconsin.  Nearly a half million dollars in grant funding has been […]

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Vijai Pandian

Vijai Pandian has served as the Brown County Agricultural Agent specializing in horticulture since 2006. Vijai’s primary programming efforts are in commercial and consumer horticulture. Vijai partnered with the Green Bay and Fox Valley chapters of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association (WLCA) to offer an annual four week short course series to train local landscape […]

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Kristin Krokowski

Kristin Krokowski has served as the Waukesha County UW-Extension Commercial Horticulture Educator since 2001. Her major programing efforts focus on the agriculture entrepreneurship, green industry education and local food production. Kristin also works with farmers’ markets statewide in the areas of organization, development and food access. Kristin’s primary area of focus is to provide research, […]

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