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Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

The Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual perennial plant sale at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on May 17th, 2014. This will take place rain or shine in the DNR enclosure area from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to purchase all sorts of perennials and get advice on any questions from  […]

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Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council Scholarships for Higher Education The Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council is making available scholarships to any past or present Milwaukee County 4-H club youth member with at least two years of current or prior 4-H club membership at the time of application. This person should be entering or enrolled in a vocational […]

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Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

    Thinking of visiting us here at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension?  Be prepared before you set off on the road and check out the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information page to get all of the details on closures and alternate routes while the Zoo Interchange project is underway. You can access the […]

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Who We Are

Each year, Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension serves approximately 100,000 people where they live and work through our 30 programs in: Family Living, Horticulture & Urban Agriculture, Youth Development and Community, Natural Resources & Economic Development (CNRED).

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Quienes Somos

La misión de Cooperative Extension del Condado de Milwaukee consiste en facilitar el uso cotidiano del conocimiento de la Universidad entre el público para tomar decisiones informadas, las cuales enriquecen su vida y mejoran su comunidad.

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Explore our office through our Logic Model!

Explore our office through our Logic Model!

What is a logic model? A logic model is a graphic depiction of the relationship between program activities and intended effects. They help us plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate our work more effectively.   Why are they useful? They help: Provide a common language Differentiate between “what we do” and “results” Enhance understanding about the […]

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Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Facebook

Take a moment to “Like” us on Facebook. Milwaukee County UW-Extension now has a Facebook page. We will be sharing research-based information about seasonal topics, invitations to register for educational events, and news about community projects. Over the coming months, we will be adding more Facebook pages and groups for our programs, volunteers and projects.

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Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Venice Williams, Milwaukee County UW Extension community partner and wife of 4-H faculty member, Demetrius Brown will be honored with the prestigious Frank Zeidler Award at the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee’s annual luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Italian Community Center.  Venice, executive director of Alice’s Garden and SeedFolks Youth Ministry, also will […]

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Exploring 4-H Workshops

Exploring 4-H Workshops

The Exploring 4-H workshops will resume beginning with October 5, 2013 and will continue on the first Saturday of each month during the remainder of 2013 and into the new year.

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Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – what exactly does that mean? by Peg Fleury ~ Some people might even consider it an oxymoron. Urban horticulture, yes, but urban farming?

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UW- Extension awarded $79,398 for Pilot Pre-College Institute with UW Colleges Two-Year Institutions

UW- Extension awarded $79,398 for Pilot Pre-College Institute with UW Colleges Two-Year Institutions

  Milwaukee County UW Cooperative Extension has been awarded $79,398 from the UW-Extension Program Innovation Fund to collaborate with four UW Colleges and UW Help on a pilot Pre-College Institute for Milwaukee Middle and High School 4-H youth. UW College partners and Milwaukee County UW Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development educators and County Director, Eloisa […]

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Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Somewhere between the ages of two and five, many young children become “fussy eaters,” temporarily refusing to eat all but a few favorite foods and rejecting other choices–especially vegetables.

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Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Everyone knows yogurt is nutritious, especially if it’s made from low-fat or fat-free milk and fortified with vitamin D.

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New UW Extension Parenting Website

New UW Extension Parenting Website

Parents of 10-16 year olds. Are you interested in learning more about what makes your tween or teen tick? Would you like the opportunity to interact with other parents who have some of the same challenges and questions as you do? Check out myparenthetical.com, an online site offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension for parents […]

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