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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

  • Grants available for farm safety education and training programs
    The University of Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety and Health announced the availability of $15,000 to award grants for farm safety and education, training, or informational programs. Grants will be awarded for amounts up to $500 per county with groups securing or providing equal matching funds.
  • Extension Farm Management Fridays: Healthy Minds, Healthy Farms
    Healthy Minds, Healthy Farms is the first of two Farm Management Friday webinars in April. The second webinar, FARMing for Health will explore a tool that helps producers focus their actions and resources in ways that provide a maximum ROI These webinars hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension.

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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