Centennial in the News

November 29, 2012: UW-Extension Celebrates 100 Years. The history of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin and Iowa County is shared by The Dodgeville Chronicle.

October 10, 2012: Cooperative Extension Celebrates Centennial. The Tomahawk Leader shares Cooperative Extensions history in Wisconsin and Lincoln County.

September 2012: Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future. The Wisconsin Counties Association‘s monthly magazine looks at how Cooperative Extension has helped people to make educated decision over the last 100 years.

September 12, 2012: Century of Service. A look at the history of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin and Barron County in article from the Rice Lake Chronotype.

August 2012: The People Came First. Wisconsin Association of Homes and Community Education share the history of Cooperative Extension through noted historian Jerry Apps.

August 20, 2012: Cooperative Extension celebrates 100 years. The Fond du Lac Reporter‘s perspective on the Cooperative Extension Centennial.

August 10, 2012: UW-Extension celebrates 100 years of education. The Superior Telegram takes a look at Cooperative Extension in Douglas County.

July 28, 2012: 100 Years and Counting. The Four Seasons takes a look at the history of Cooperative Extension and how it has impacted their covering counties.

July 28, 2012: Cattelinos help UW-Extension. Iron County educator Will Andresen introduces us to a family with long-standing Cooperative Extension connections. From the Ironwood Daily Globe.

July 6, 2012: UW-Extension celebrates 100 years. The New Richmond News explores the history of Cooperative Extension in St. Croix County.

July 2012: Celebrating 100 Years. The Wisconsin Agriculturalist takes a look at the history of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin, including some great historic photos.

June 24, 2012: Alice in Dairyland Celebrates Centennial. Rochelle Ripp, Wisconsin’s 65th Alice in Dairyland, attended the Cooperative Extension Commemoration held at Lambeau Field.

June 24, 2012: UW-Extension celebrates 100 years. Looks back at Cooperative Extension in Dodge County, from the first agricultural agent hired in 1932 to the partnerships that meet community  needs today. From the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen.

April 17, 2012: 100 years and counting: UW-Extension in Fond du Lac changes with the times. A great article about Cooperative Extension in Fond du Lac County, from the first ag agent hired in 1929 to innovative programs used today to connect with citizens. From the Fond du Lac Reporter.

March 4, 2012: UW-Extension celebrates 100 years of connections. From the Walworth County Today.

March 3, 2012: Cooperative Extension celebrates 100 years. From the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.

February 22, 2012: Northern exposure: Extension’s first ag agent sent to Oneida County to clear stumps for farming. This article from The Country Today delves deep into the history of Cooperative Extension and explains just how E.L. Luther was chosen to go to Oneida County. Great historical background!

February 1, 2012: The Woodville Leader shares a Cooperative Extension Historical Highlight (jpg).

January 26, 2012: Cooperative Extension: The first 100 years is featured as a special section in the Chilton Times-Journal.

January 2012: Cooperative Extension Centennial is featured in a multi-page spread in the January issue of Wisconsin Counties Association Magazine. PDF available here.

December 15, 2011: Check out this article from the Iron County Miner (jpg) to learn more about the Centennial Celebration and the history of Extension in Iron County.

November 22, 2011: Our first Cooperative Extension Centennial mention in the news comes from this editorial in Agri-View by UW-Extension Chancellor Ray Cross.

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