County-based Extension educators are University of Wisconsin faculty and staff who are experts in agriculture and agribusiness, community and economic development, natural resources, family living and youth development, who tailor research-based educational programs to meet local needs.
Collaboration between county and campus faculty is the hallmark of Extension in Wisconsin.
to view the UW-Madison Extension Program Areas:
Providing current, research-based information to farmers and agribusinesses in the areas of crop & soil management and farm management; and to gardeners and homeowners in the area of horticultural plant and plant pest management.
Health and Well-Being
Providing educational opportunities for families and community leaders as they seek to improve the quality of life in the home and community, to help youth realize their full potential, and become responsible citizens.
Providing practical, reliable nutrition and financial resource management information to families with limited resources.
4-H Youth Development
Developing youth and adult volunteer leaders to have fun, develop life skills, citizenship and leadership. Implementing a learning curriculum for 4-H members, 4-H clubs, other youth, families, and communities through projects, activities, events, conferences, and communications.