ACHIEVING MORE TOGETHER



Extension utilizes research from the University of Wisconsin in providing education and technical assistance in the areas of 1) agriculture and natural resources, and 2) youth, family and community development.  Extension staff provide educational programs for youth, families, school districts, human service organizations, businesses, local units of government, and farms with a focus on addressing community needs.  University research and education is designed to improve health and the environment, enhance the quality of life, and increase profitability for farming operations of all sizes.  Extension educators engage with Brown County residents in transforming lives and communities. .

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Supporting Wisconsin's agriculture industry...



Whether on the farm or in the field, we're on the front lines of modern agriculture, building stronger, more productive food systems and agricultural products.  From animal management to crops and soils to financial planning, our educators and researchers help solve challenges that Wisconsin producers face.

 

Supporting positive youth development...



Our research-based youth enrichment programs give young people the hands-on experiences they need to grow into the global leaders of tomorrow.  From youth governance to Wisconsin 4-H clubs, we provide diverse educational opportunities to prepare youth for success in Wisconsin and beyond.

 

Empowering families and communities...



We provide individuals and families with the tools and guidance they need to adopt positive health beahaviors.  Our programming focuses on nutrition, food security, food safety, chronic disease prevention, mental health, substance abuse and health insurance literacy.

 

Fostering leadership and civic engagement...



From educating elected officials to training the next generation of local leaders, we're committeed to empowering citizens to make positive, transformative change in their communities.

 

Promoting aging-friendly communities...



We embrace the philosphy that each stage of life is unique, exciting and filled with potential.  Our programs promote aging-friendly communities, coach parents and help families put technology, mindfulness and financial awareness into everday use.

 

Enhancing resilient natural resource systems...



We work with partners across the state to ensure that our diverse natural resources remain resilient and productive.  From water and forestrey programming to conservation training and youth environmental education, our educators and researchers navigate comples issues, facilitate challenging conversations, and help develop innovative solutions.

 
An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements.