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

  • Farmer Cooperatives Conference focuses on policy issues, management and trends in consolidation
    The 20th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference will bring together agricultural cooperative leadership and industry experts from across the country to examine strategic issues impacting farmer-owned cooperatives. The conference will be held November 1-3 at the Intercontinental Riverfront in downtown St. Paul, MN.
  • Dried tomatoes tasty alternative to canning
    #FlashbackFriday Still trying to figure out what to do with an abundant harvest of tomatoes? Barb Ingham offers types on drying tomatoes as an alternative to canning.
  • Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference scheduled for Oct. 4, 2017
    In partnership with Sheboygan County UW-Extension, Washington and Ozaukee County Land Conservation Departments, and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI) will be host the 2017 Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference, a tour examining the role of cover crops in soil and water quality, on October 4.
  • Putting Farm Safety into Practice – Grain and Forage Harvest
    A modern farm can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. Fall is a high-risk time as harvest operations ramp up quickly. In Wisconsin, there are tight time windows to get forages, corn, soybeans and other crops harvested and put into storage. It’s that time pressure that often contributes to mistakes and leads to injury or death. Machinery plays a major facto […]

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