Resources offered during COVID-19 crisis

April 15, 2020

UW-Extension has created a “Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times” resource page. The page has a list of common questions and topics relating to income and housing during the pandemic. Visit


How Extension events are being impacted by COVID-19

The Mid-West Farm Report
April 10, 2020

UW-Madison Extension continues to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on our in-person events. We are complying with state and local regulations as well as to ensure the health and wellness of our communities.


Extension Study Shows Troubled Waters in Town of Sherman

WXER The Point
January 30, 2020

Wisconsin water quality has been under the magnifier for issues such as PFAs and other pollutants, but an ongoing study by Sheboygan County’s UW Extension Community Development Educator Kevin Struck shows there are other, immediate concerns locally.


Geese aren’t going away in Stevens Point

Aug. 22, 2018

Scott Hygnstrom with the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and UW Extension has been working with the city on the problem using a new method featuring a Bio-acoustic device designed to scare the birds into the air, then using flares push them up the river to discourage them from coming back to the park. He says this summer proved to be unsuccessful for a variety of reasons.


Conservation Tour Exposes Students to Ecology

The Kewaunee County Comet
May 22, 2018

The students were exposed to monitoring the fish population, wildlife habitats, benefits of trees, soil management, agricultural environmental regulations, wind energy and plastics recycling technology. Agricultural agent Aerica Bjurstrom of the University of Wisconsin-Extension shared some of her photos from the event.


Knowing Our Maples

May 8, 2018

For Field Notes, this is Scott Bowe from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Kemp Natural Resources Station, Extension wood products specialist.