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Memories of Margaret Doornick, a Valuable 4-H Volunteer

Memories of Margaret Doornick, a Valuable 4-H Volunteer

   Notes by Chuck Prissel; Polk County 4-H Agent/ 4-H Plant and Soil Science Committee Liaison I first met Margaret when she was state president of the Wisconsin Garden Club Association, and they were having their state conference in Eau Claire.  I was working on my Master’s Degree at UW-Eau Claire in biology (botany) and […]

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How Cooperative Extension Educated People Through Farmer’s Insitutes

How Cooperative Extension Educated People Through Farmer’s Insitutes

Marvin Beatty: Extension Specialist, Program Leader and Associate Dean 1956-1988 “For several decades, one of Cooperative Extension’s key means of spreading new, science-based information to rural audiences was through Farmers Institutes. These events were set up by the county agent, often in collaboration with retail merchants in the local town. The program for these events […]

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Door County to Host Centennial Open House

Door County to Host Centennial Open House

Door County will host an open house in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of Cooperative Extension. It will be held Tuesday October, 23 from 10:30 am – 1 pm at the Door County Government Center. All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided. You can see the invite here (pdf).

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Lincoln County Celebrates 100 years of Cooperative Extension

Lincoln County Celebrates 100 years of Cooperative Extension

The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension office invites community members to a Centennial Celebration on October 16, 2012 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. You’re invited to enjoy refreshments while learning more about Cooperative Extension in Lincoln County! Bring a story to share about your Cooperative Extension experiences, or just stop in and say hi to the Lincoln County […]

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Cooperative Extension leaders share their proudest Extension memories

Cooperative Extension deans and directors, past and present, shared their proudest Extension moments and what they feel is the most important thing Extension has to offer the state of Wisconsin in this great video:

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Waukesha County Board passes Centennial Resolution!

A Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolution has been passed in Waukesha County. We appreciate their past and continued support! Click here to see the Waukesha County Resolution (PDF).

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Breakroom Memories from Edie Felts-Podoll

A story from Edie Felts-Podoll Our break room at the Adams County Extension Office wasn’t really a break room.  No one came in to sit down or share a story, but we did slip in and out to get a fresh cup of coffee, which was important to the Extension Office.  I wasn’t a big […]

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Green Lake County passes Centennial Resolution

The county board in Green Lake County passed the Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolution this earlier in November. We would like to thank our colleagues, partners and volunteers for making this happen! Click here to see the Green Lake County Resolution (PDF)

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Waushara County Board passes Centennial Resolution

Thanks to our colleagues and partners in Waushara County for championing the Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolution that the Waushara County Board passed in October! We appreciate the past and continued support!

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Lincoln, Oconto and Shawano County boards pass Centennial Resolutions!

We are very excited to share that our county board partners in Lincoln, Oconto and Shawano Counties passed Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolutions number 49, 50 and 51! Many thanks to our colleagues, clients and community partners for your past and future support in Lincoln, Oconto and Shawano Counties!

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Vernon County passes Centennial Resolution!

Vernon County has passed the 48th Centennial Resolution. We send a big thank you out to the county board, our colleagues, clients and partners in Vernon County for helping to make Cooperative Extension a success! See the Vernon County Centennial Resolution here (pdf).

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Adams County Board passes Centennial Resolution!

The Adams County Board passed the 47th Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolution, meaning we only  have 25 counties left to go! Our thanks to the county board as well as our colleagues, clients and community partners for their past and continued support of Cooperative Extension in Adams County! You can see the Adams County Centennial Resolution […]

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Need for Quality 4-H Afterschool Programs Continues

Need for Quality 4-H Afterschool Programs Continues

Dr. Kathleen E. Vos recalls how Cooperative Extension and 4-H has impacted her life and why she believes 4-H afterschool programs are benficial to students across the state. Read her story on how she became active and helped 4-H afterschool programs to progress.

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Waupaca County Board passes Centennial Resolution!

Waupaca County Board passes Centennial Resolution!

Our thanks to the Waupaca County Board for passing their Cooperative Extension Centennial Resolution, bringing our count up to 46! We are grateful for the past and continued support of our colleagues, clients and community partners in Waupaca County! You can see the Waupaca County Centennial Resolution here (PDF).

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