Extension, CALS representatives bring expertise to state conservation board

Among other roles, the State of Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Board (LWCB) advises the University of Wisconsin System on research and outreach needs. Board members include John Exo, Agriculture Water Quality program manager at the UW–Madison Division of Extension, and Francisco Arriaga, Extension specialist and associate professor in the College of Agricultural and Life […]

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Introducing Division of Extension’s Agriculture Water Quality Outreach Specialists

Contact: John Exo or Amber Radatz Email: john.exo@wisc.edu; aradatz@wisc.edu The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Agriculture Water Quality Program is excited to introduce its four Outreach Specialists located throughout Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, there is significant unmet demand for outreach and education on the science of agricultural production impacts on water quality. With these outreach […]

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Badger Crop Connect topics for summer webinars announced

The Badger Crop Connect Webinar series provides farmers, agronomists, and crop consultants with timely crops and soils information. Webinars feature UW-Madison Division of Extension experts. Tune in on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm virtually via Zoom. Certified Crop Advisors can earn 1 CEU per webinar. Register at: https://go.wisc.edu/bccsummer22 Topics and speakers for summer […]

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Ag educators 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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