Watch the video: Interview with Dr. María José Fuenzalida

Join us as Dr.María José Fuenzalida explains her new factsheet entitled, “Impact of Heat Stress in mammary gland development and health in dairy cows” This interview conducted by Heather Schlesser with the Marathon County Extension office highlights the main takeaways of the new factsheet. You can find the factsheet here: Dairy Extension Resources Printable factsheet […]

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Juntos Program

University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Positive Youth Development Institute is excited to offer the Juntos Program to Wisconsin families this fall. Juntos, which means “together” in Spanish, seeks to engage Latino middle and high school students and their parents in a series of workshops focused on education. The Juntos Program is an opportunity for families to […]

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Extension statement on shooting of Jacob Blake

The UW-Madison Division of Extension is deeply saddened about the senseless violence directed toward Jacob Blake and his family in Kenosha. This is another display of unnecessary police force that makes our communities less safe. This is yet another preventable action that undermines the connectedness and cohesiveness of our communities. Extension strongly condemns all forms […]

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APUNTE LA FECHA: EDIBLE START UP SUMMIT del 9 al 10 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2020

Edible Startup Summit es un programa virtual de capacitación de dos días que le brindará los conocimientos y las conexiones para iniciar su negocio de alimentos. Escuche hablar a emprendedores de alimentos exitosos y expertos en desarrollo de negocios sobre diversos aspectos del desarrollo de un negocio de alimentos sostenible. Inscríbete Aquí: Edible Startup Summit 2020  Si […]

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Impact of Heat Stress in Cows

What is heat stress in dairy cattle? How can you best estimate the impact of heat on your cows? In this month’s Wisconsin Agriculturist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, Dane County UW Extension Dairy Educator Maria Jose Fuenzalida and UW-Madison Dairy Science Associate Professor Laura Hernandez discuss how mammary gland development is impacted during […]

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COVID-19 Food Access Resources for Dane County

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the face of food access in Madison and Dane County. There are new challenges for individuals who historically have had low access to food. There are also emerging challenges for the broader community as citizens grapple accessing groceries safely. This document developed by Public Health Madison/Dane County and Dane […]

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Welcome Our Positive Youth Development 4-H Intern

We would like to introduce our new Positive Youth Development 4-H Intern from the Masters of Social Work at UW-Madison. Hollie Blum, originally from a small town of about 3,000 people near the Wisconsin/Illinois border is currently living in Madison. Hollie graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Lakeland University in 2016, and […]

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Extension creates new guide to healthy and sustainable meetings

Creating a culture of health at conferences and meetings is one way to model wellness and encourage those we work with to eat healthy and be physically active. Claire Mance, Dane County Extension Healthy Communities Coordinator, has developed this guide to assist you in planning your own healthy meeting with foods and activities that are […]

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Teen Employment Opportunity! Youth Advocates for Community Health (YACH)

The Youth Advocates for Community Health (YACH) program is a paid opportunity for high school students aged to gain hands-on experiences improving health at the local level. A small group of youth will work as a team to identify strategies and develop plans to address a community health issue they care about. In Dane County, […]

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