Find out how Extension is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak


Extension's mission is to connect people with the University of Wisconsin. Thanks to joining forces with UW-Madison, we'll strengthen each other through exchanging experience and research statewide. No matter what you're trying to accomplish in Wisconsin, you'll find the support you need as we continue to bring our home state together, community by community.

Mental Health First Aid training

Through the support of a federal SAMHSA grant, Extension provides Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid training to communities.

Join our Virtual Learning Community

Our Virtual Learning Community works to create quality learning opportunities to individuals statewide.

Black Lives Matter demonstration

Anti-Racism Resource Library

Extension is fully committed to engaging in anti-racism work, and we have compiled a list of anti-racism and anti-bigotry resources.


New Report: Broadband & the Wisconsin Economy

Our new report shows that broadband access is closely related to population density and income levels.

Fitness and Well-Being is Now Virtual

Over 17,000 Wisconsin residents have improved their strength, flexibility, and overall health in our strength-training classes.

4-H Learning You Can Do at Home

See a list of easy-to-access activities and curriculum from a team of Wisconsin 4-H educators from around the state.

We offer timely access to university research and knowledge through educational colleagues in 72 county offices, on five 4-year campuses and within three tribal nations

Latest News

  • Extension Innovation projects target educational outreach, racial equity
    Addressing racial inequities via education, parenting, and outreach along with elevating all voices in communities are focuses of new UW–Madison Division of Extension projects recently awarded funding for 2021 and beyond. The projects are part of an annual Innovation Funding series to advance projects designed by Extension staff and faculty to further commun […]
  • Agronomy/Soils Field Day scheduled for August 25, 2021
    Learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers at the 2021 Agronomy and Soils Field Day hosted by UW-Madison Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in collaboration with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station on Aug. 25, 2021.

What We Do

Extension educator giving a presentationWe provide educational programs by teaming up with agriculture; meeting community challenges; protecting natural resources; strengthening Wisconsin’s families; and supporting young people through our program areas —

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