Economic Development

We’re in the business of growing Wisconsin’s economy. That’s why you’ll find us partnering with employers and industry leaders in every corner of our state—strengthening our economy by offering workforce training and business expertise, creating jobs, and applying our research and resources where they’re needed most.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 32

See how our institutions are investing in economic development throughout Wisconsin:


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Al L

In the video below, I, as the President of Mathison Manufacturing in Waukesha, Wisconsin, discuss how my company benefitted from a UW-Extension economic gardening pilot program designed for second stage companies with the appetite and aptitude to grow.


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Robert B

UW Extension's Center for Community and Economic Development has transformed our collaboration project in Cottage Grove, WI, which includes nonprofits, chamber of commerce, village board, town board and area residents.


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Laura H

The Milwaukee County Extension provides the infrastructure the community needs to maintain economic security (or more towards it). Extension is essential to our community.


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Fred S

Been gardening for over 50 years, but crops have not fruitful in recent years. I went to UW Ex Center. After soil testing, I sat down with Kevin and Kaitlin at Outagamie UWCX. They figured out the exact amounts that should be added to the soil with reasons hwy!


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