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How are we doing?

Dear Extension Program Participant, We hope you can take a few minutes of your time to provide your comments on the value of our programs. By doing so you are helping us better meet the needs of Milwaukee County residents with high quality programs. Even if you do not live in Milwaukee County your comments […]


Helpful Resources for Beekeepers

“Helpful Resources for Beekeepers” is a compiled list of pertinent, reliable, and current information sources.  This is a document that is flexible and will change annually with new developing information to aid Beekeepers in Southeastern Wisconsin.  In it you can find information on resources, beekeeping associations, local beekeeping supplies, books, and more.  Click here to […]


Milwaukee County UW Extension September eNewsletter

IN THIS ISSUE Five Questions with Shannon Nettesheim Recognizing Jason Haas For Five Years of Service Utilizing ‘SNAP’ At Local Farmers’ Market United Minds – Reaching Out To Native American Community State Fair Master Gardeners’ Model Backyard Composting : Bringing Urban Agriculture’s Bounty To Food Deserts Draw Write Here! Event At Kohl Farm Click on […]

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Great Veggie Race — UW Extension Day at the Fair

UW Extensions Urban Agiculture and S.E.E.D. Initiative Programs hosted the Great Veggie Race at the 2016 Extension Day at the Fair!  Participants had to spin the wheel and depending on the result they had to answer a question on fruits or vegetables, draw a picture of a fruit or vegetable, or identify one from a […]

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Garden Publications now available in Spanish

Now en Español! (A2166S, A4088S, A4089S) Three of our popular garden soil publications are now available in Spanish: Sampling Lawn and Garden Soils for Analysis (A2166) Cómo obtener muestras de tierra de céspedes y huertas para análisis (A2166S) Reducing Exposure to Lead in Your Garden Soil (A4088) Reducción de la exposición al plomo en la […]