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Ag ecucators recognized by Wisconsin Association of County Agricultural Agents

Contact Matt Lippert, WACAA Public Relations Committee Chair, Contact: Matt Lippert, matthew.lippert@wisc.edu The Wisconsin Association of County Agricultural Agents (WACAA) recently recognized several members during their annual awards and recognition program. An affiliate of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), WACAA is a professional organization for county, area, and state Extension professionals to […]

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Extension Innovation Grants Prompt Community Collaboration on Food Systems, Water Quality, Accessibility, and Outreach

UW-Madison Extension awarded funding to 13 projects aimed at bringing innovative ideas to its outreach and education mission. Extension annually solicits proposals for new efforts around educational engagement, community-informed research, and practical guidance. Extension’s place-based educators across Wisconsin and specialists at UW-Madison and other UW campuses conduct needs assessments, work with local partnering organizations, and […]

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Gardeners wanted for survey of aquatic invasive species

UW-Madison Extension’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are conducting a survey for gardeners to share their awareness and knowledge of aquatic invasive species outreach to gardeners. This survey will help Extension determine programming priorities. Gardeners outside of Wisconsin are also welcome to provide feedback. Results will be shared with […]

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Stream Monitoring Awards honors three Wisconsin volunteers

UW–Madison Extension and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Wisconsin Volunteer Stream Monitoring Awards. These awards recognize individuals and groups for their exemplary efforts in stream monitoring and water-quality related activities, support of stream stewardship, and a commitment to developing partnerships and sharing their skills and […]

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Workshops for farms, food entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses

Extension’s Community Food Systems Program is providing no-cost virtual workshops for food entrepreneurs 10-11:15 a.m. every Monday from March 7 to April 4. The session will cover topics such as: social media marketing best practices in personnel management aggregation and distribution culturally rooted food business development, and business development tools March 7:Kristin Runge, Community Development […]

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