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Chancellor Sandeen and Provost & Vice Chancellor Brower review Family Living program materials. Photo by Steffi Farrey, Turtle 4-H Club.

Chancellor and Vice Chancellor Visit UW Extension Rock County

University of Wisconsin Extension Rock County hosted UW Extension & UW Colleges Chancellor Cathy Sandeen and Provost & Vice Chancellor Aaron Brower on November 20.  They spent several hours in Rock County learning about UW Extension programming and its impact from county Extension staff, program partners and elected officials. In Beloit, John Ramstad from Community […]


Strong Women 2016 Dates & Cities

Mark your calendars!  2016 dates & cities have been set.  Watch this site as well as the Strong Women Strong Men Facebook page for actual locations closer to the dates. February 29th EauClaire June 2nd Waukesha August 11th Advanced in Madison October 10th Wausau


Become a Master Gardener Volunteer!

If you’re interesting in improving your gardening skills and becoming a community leader through volunteering, consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer. Master Gardener Volunteers in Rock County provide horticulture education, community service, and environmental stewardship for the community in affiliation with the University of Wisconsin Extension. Training to become a Master Gardener Volunteer will be […]


November/December 2015 Cloverpatch

It’s the start of a new 4-H year. Join us in welcoming new families to Rock County 4-H clubs! Come browse this issue of the Cloverpatch for upcoming events and meetings for November and December. Happy Holidays! Cloverpatch NovDec 2015


Simple food safety tips for packing school lunches

  Keep food safety in mind as you prepare your child’s school lunch, says Kathy Hetzel, UW-Extension Family Living Educator. Hetzel has some recommendations for packing a safe lunch. –Make sure your hands, food preparation surfaces and utensils are clean. Use hot, soapy water to help remove bacteria. Keep family pets away from food preparation […]