Condemnation, and Extension’s Commitment to Inclusion

Over the past few months we’ve seen a lot of incredible acts of kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic that demonstrate the human spirit and compassion for others. Unfortunately, the incident last week that involved the senseless and shameful killing of George Floyd demonstrates the worst of human behavior and cannot be tolerated under any circumstance. […]

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How Extension events are being impacted by COVID-19

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. Here are specifics around how our events are being impacted: Extension is following the guidance and action in […]

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In response to COVID-19, Extension staff moves to remote options

As a Division of UW-Madison, Extension is following the lead of UW-Madison leadership in responding to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We are also attuned to public health officials and leadership in our county on closures and further restrictions. The latest health guidance on responding to the COVID-19 is “flattening the curve” or limiting the spread […]

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Extension Resources on COVID-19

For the latest on COVID-19, visit UW-Madison’s University Health Services. Extension, UW-Madison, and our county and organizational partners are all closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on our programming. As we engage health and government officials as well as our program leads, we continue to adjust our procedures for events and staffing. Key decisions: […]

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SWIGG Study Completes the First Phase

The Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater and Geology Study (SWIGG) of Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties completed its first objective this spring: to assess the extent of well contamination in the three counties.

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Packers Family Night tradition a “magical day” for Wisconsin 4-H

The threat of rain lingered, but didn’t stop hundreds of thousands of fans (or Danica Patrick) from getting to Lambeau Field on August 4 for their first glance at this year’s team. Among the sellout crowd were nearly 1,000 Wisconsin 4-H members, volunteers, family members and staff filling the stands of Section 187, invited by […]

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