We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Visiting the Extension Office After Hours

Effective immediately, the back door on the east side into the courthouse will be locked every evening, beginning at 5:30pm. If you are visiting the courthouse after business hours for a meeting, please park in the front visitor lot and use the main entrance. These doors will only be open for scheduled meetings, and doors […]

AmeriCorpsLogoweb.jpg Thumbnail

Two Farm to School AmeriCorps Members join UW-Extension, Rock County

Farm to School (F2S) is a country-wide initiative encouraging nutrition education, school gardens, and access to local food through partnerships with local farmers. F2S provides a variety of benefits to students, parents, schools, communities, and food producers. AmeriCorps and the Rock County UW-Extension have partnered with the F2S program and hired two new AmeriCorps service members […]

FLP Handshake Thumbnail UWEX

12th Annual Community Babyshower

Expectant mothers and mothers with a child born between April and October are invited to attend the 12th annual Rock County Community Baby Shower, Thursday, October 16, 5-8 pm, at the Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 Pontiac Dr., Janesville. The special free event is aimed to educate women on how to keep their babies safe and […]

ANRE Field Thumbnail UWEX

Cover Crops Field Day

Madison, Wis. — Cover crops can be used effectively to reduce soil erosion, reduce the need for herbicides and other pesticides, protect water quality by limiting nitrogen (N) leaching, and increase soil organic matter. Farmers and crop consultants are invited to attend a Cover Crop Field Day at Arlington Agricultural Research Station on Oct. 8, […]

4-H Hopscotch Thumbnail UWEX

2015 Fair Alumni Scholarship

The Rock County 4-H Fair Alumni Association is pleased to offer up to 12 $500 scholarships to Rock County 4-H and FFA members who currently are high-school seniors or in the first year of post-secondary education.  Scholarships will be awarded at high-school scholarship award programs and at the Rock County 4-H Fair Alumni Association annual […]