How do you Tap Into It?

Help us tell our story by sharing yours! If you’ve got a minute, use it to tell us how the people and programs of UW Extension have helped you learn, grow, or succeed. Nearly 200,000 Wisconsinites tap into UW Colleges and Extension resources every day. Each one has a story – about a class that […]

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Fit Families Rock – A Personal Glimpse

Fit Families Rock is a comprehensive nutrition and behavioral health program that aims to help parents and children get healthy together. Through comprehensive nutritional and physical fitness education, participants learn to change behaviors for increased wellness. UW-Extension Rock County CHIP Intern Jennifer Allmaras joined the program in 2016. Her work provides an in-depth look at the epidemic […]

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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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