Skip Navigation
Fit Families Rock! Programs in Janesville and Beloit

Fit Families Rock! Programs in Janesville and Beloit

Are you looking to participate in a program to increase health, lose weight, and eat healthier? Janesville and Beloit are offering an amazing 11- week Fit Families Rock Program that willl help parents and children get fit together. Educators work with families to find the behaviors, nutrition habits and activities that will work best for them over a lifetime. For more […]

Read More
UW-Extension Welcomes Nick Baker, New Agriculture Agent

UW-Extension Welcomes Nick Baker, New Agriculture Agent

Nick Baker joins the Rock County Extension Team as the new Agriculture Agent.  Nick grew up on a Dairy and Crop farm outside of Darien Wisconsin before obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education and a Masters in Adult Education with an Agriculture Emphasis.  Prior to coming to Rock County he spent 9 years working […]

Read More

Child Care Classes for Child Care Professionals

Classes are being offered across Rock County for Child Care Professionals – see the calendar for more information, and contact class leaders for any information on particular classes. Child Care Classes 2014 (pdf)  

Read More
Informational Meetings for New Dairy Margin Protection Program

Informational Meetings for New Dairy Margin Protection Program

Under the new farm bill, the old MILC program will go away this fall and be replaced by a new dairy safety net referred to as the Margin Protection Plan for Dairy, or MPP-Dairy.  Like MILC, this new program will be administered through your local Farm Service Agency office.  The Livestock Gross Margin program for […]

Read More
Emerald Ash Borer Educational Opportunities Coming Up

Emerald Ash Borer Educational Opportunities Coming Up

Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive, wood boring beetle recently discovered in Rock County. Emerald Ash Borer attacks healthy and stressed ash trees as larvae eat the live tissue underneath the bark, which will eventually kill the tree. This pest has the potential to wipe out all ash trees in the area – and quickly, […]

Read More
Keep Summer Healthy and Food-Safe!

Keep Summer Healthy and Food-Safe!

Whether you’re enjoying a picnic, a cookout or simply a meal on the back deck, eating outdoors is a highlight of the summer season for most of us. But warmer weather can also set the stage for foodborne illness when foods are cooked or handled improperly, says Rock County Family Living Educator and Registered Dietitian […]

Read More
July/August 2014 Cloverpatch

July/August 2014 Cloverpatch

Two months of 4-H news packed into one newsletter! Make sure to check here first for fair information and more! Cloverpatch JulyAug 2014

Read More
Tips for Food-Safe Grilling

Tips for Food-Safe Grilling

Grilling season is shifting into high gear as many people enjoy Wisconsin’s all-too-short summer by cooking meals outdoors. When you’re grilling out, keep in mind that foodborne illness peaks in the summer, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham. She offers these tips to help you keep the grilling season food-safe. Wash your […]

Read More