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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How do the media portray soil conservation? Check out the results of an analysis of 68,401 news stories!

The adoption of soil conservation practices by farmers offers the potential to greatly improve soil health and water quality in Wisconsin and beyond. Farmers learn about these practices from many sources, including agricultural media outlets, which constitute one of the main channels farmers use to learn about methods to help conserve Wisconsin’s fertile agricultural soils […]

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