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 […]

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Lawn Care Tips for a Healthy, Robust Lawn

Do you have a lawn that is just beginning to green? While there’s nothing like that first flush of spring growth, following are a few tips to keep your lawn healthy all year long. Make sure to fertilize regularly over the growing season. Fertilizer helps keep your grass green and healthy. A healthy, robust lawn not […]

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Avian Flu and What it Means to You

With the first positive case of Avian Flu in Wisconsin reported in Jefferson County by the news it is important to remember that the strain found, H5N2, is not contagious to people.  This appears to be an isolated case and state health officials, industry partners and the USDA have acted quickly to quarantine the flock and isolate then eliminate […]

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2016 Updated Implements of Husbandry Information and Rock County permit application

For the most recent information with regards to Implements of Husbandry and Permitting Requirements please see http://fyi.uwex.edu/ioh/ The Rock County Public Works Department website is where you will find printable application forms and maps of county road classifications http://www.co.rock.wi.us/highway-forms For further assistance please contact Nick Baker – UW Extension Agriculture Agent, 608-757-5698 or nick.baker@ces.uwex.edu

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“Because of UW-Extension” Social Media Campaign

“Because of UW-Extension” Social Media Campaign Gov. Scott Walker’s 2015-2017 proposed Wisconsin budget includes a $150 million base cut to the University of Wisconsin System. This severe and abrupt cut represents an approximate 13 percent reduction to the State of Wisconsin’s General Purpose Revenue (GPR) support for the UW System. Because UW-Extension is part of […]

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