We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.
Our Websites by Topic

Our Websites by Topic

Explore our areas of expertise to find information and resources to strengthen businesses, enhance community development, enrich youth, preserve natural resources, improve health, support agriculture and help families.

Find Your County Office

Find Your County Office

County educators and agents live and work in your community. Connect with your local UW-Extension office for individualized service, events and resources, all close to home.

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

Find a local club, learn more about how 4-H programs and events, and discover opportunities to help today’s youth grow into tomorrow’s leaders.

The learning store


Learn at your own pace through an extensive catalogue of publications covering a range of topics, from gardening and home finances to farming and community economic development.

Tap Into It - Help us tell our story by sharing yours

Tap Into It

Help us tell our story by sharing yours! Our clients make a difference in their workplaces, schools and communities; tell us how you tap into UW-Extension resources and services.

wicontext - issues in context


Explore in-depth coverage of urgent and emergent local and national topics in this online newsmagazine, produced in partnership with Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio.

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

  • Why birds fly into windows
    #FlashbackFriday Anna Pidgeon talks about hazards for birds, including windows, cats and buildings.
  • Discovering the world of wine and vines
    Summer class highlights grape production and wine culture in Wisconsin.
  • Winter Ag Meetings zero-in on shifting market conditions
    Heading into 2017, Wisconsin’s ag community was worried. Rumblings about crop market volatility had both farmers and the bankers who lend to them on edge. So in 2017, Conley, along with Bryan Jensen, Integrated Pest Management specialist for Cooperative Extension and UW horticulture professor, changed up the Annual Agriculture Winter Meeting Series to better […]
  • Stinkbugs in the house
    Things to know about the brown marmorated stinkbug.

What We Do

We provide educational programs by teaming up with agriculture; meeting community challenges; protecting natural resources; strengthening Wisconsin’s families; and supporting young people through 6 program areas—


Our educational programs are developed and measured against our strategic directives, aiming to build:

  • Stronger communities
  • Food safety, security and health
  • Resilient and productive environments
  • Thriving youth, families and communities

Our educators don't lecture or give grades in a typical classroom. Instead, we deliver education where people live and work - on the farm, in schools and community centers