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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 […]

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August 2016 Extension Newsletter

Hot off the presses, the August 2016 issue of the Milwaukee County UW Extension Newsletter. In this issue you can read about: Extension Day at the Wisconsin State Fair – Young Milwaukee Campers Learn Healthy Eating – Five Questions with Kelsey Jorissen – Five Questions with Naureen Fatima – Milwaukee “Path to Platinum” Partnership – […]


Pioneering UWM alum honored for public health work

Lilliann Paine is wasting no time in making a mark in public health. Paine, one of the first two graduates of the Zilber School of Public Health, was recently honored by the Wisconsin Public Health Association for her work in health promotion and disease prevention. And a few weeks before that, she was named a […]


Interactive learning abounds at UW-Extension Day at the State Fair

Contact: Pamela Seelman, Marketing Communications Director, (608) 262-9311 Join University of Wisconsin-Extension educators from around the state for a day of fun and hands-on learning at the Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. UW-Extension Day at the Fair will feature more than 40 UW-Extension educational stations on the Central Mall […]