Program Areas

4-H and Youth

Preparing youth to become effective, empathetic adults. Our research-based programs build youth and adult capacity and partnerships that help all grow.


Supporting the agriculture community, promoting economic and environmental sustainability through applied research.

Community Development

Delivering resources on organizational capacity, leadership development, and local government education to support leaders, communities, and organizations.

Families & Finances

Providing well-researched information about families and relationships, and helping families and individuals achieve financial well being.

Food Systems

Promoting resilient, place-based food systems by assisting community organizations, tribal partners, & local governments.


Providing nutrition education to advance healthy eating habits and active lifestyles for families with limited incomes.


Covering everything from soil to trees, water quality to plant health, and every insect in between.

Natural Resources

Delivering resources to address environmental challenges, training and education on sustainable management of food, water, and energy sources.

Latest News

Save the Date: Fathers In Focus Conference 2024

Where: Monona Terrace (1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703) When: 10/11/2024 7:30am – 5:00pm Cost: TBA Join us at the Inaugural Fathers In Focus Conference 2024, a pivotal platform for fathers across Wisconsin to converge, connect, and collectively address challenges in their roles. Through workshops facilitated exclusively by men and fathers, we aim to […]

Return to Winter (Briefly)

If you are feeling a bit of weather whiplash, you are not alone. Some plants have leafed out or are blooming a few weeks earlier than usual due to the record-breaking warm weather in February and early March. Now, Mother Nature as she often does, is doing a bit of a course correction and we […]

Easy Ways to Connect with Your Kids

Click Here to Register Does it feel hard sometimes to connect with your child? Join us in this two-part series workshop on ways to increase the connection and building a positive bond with your child. Having a positive early bond lays the ground for children to grow up to become happy, independent adults. Come learn two fun […]

Virtual Spring 2024 FEED Workshop Series

Virtual Spring 2024 FEED Workshop Series Join for one or all of the UW-Madison Extension Community Food Systems Program, Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Development Initiative (FEED) Webinars! The FEED webinars are no-cost virtual workshops for small-scale food and farming business start-ups during Mondays in April, from April 1st to April 29th. 2-3pm 4/1/24 – Wisconsin Food […]

Upcoming Events

April 21st, 202412:30pm – 2:30pm
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April 22nd, 202410:00am – 9:00pm

Are you looking to raise confident, healthy teens? Do you want to build strong relationships with your teens? Do you have a concern about your teen’s behavior? This virtual class is for you! Come fill your toolbox with strategies to make parenting easier and more joyful.

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April 22nd, 20241:00pm – 2:00pm

The UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering FREE educational online sessions where you can connect with plant health experts to get answers to your garden and landscape questions.

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April 22nd, 20242:00pm – 3:00pm

The FEED webinars are no-cost virtual workshops for small-scale food and farming business start-ups during Mondays in April, from April 1st to April 29th. 2-3pm

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April 22nd, 20245:30pm – 6:30pm
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Our Office

Dane County-UW Extension
5201 Fen Oak Dr. Ste 138
Madison, WI 53718-8827

Phone: 608-224-3700
Fax: 608-224-3727
711 for Wisconsin Relay

Hours: M-F 8am – 4:30pm

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Closed all major holidays (if the holiday falls on a Sunday we are typically closed the Monday after) AND the day after Thanksgiving.


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