Supporting Families & Communities

Whether we’re countering food insecurity with family gardens and assistance programs or sharing the skills to raise healthy kids and reach financial security, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping solve the pressing needs of Wisconsin families, communities and students.

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SUPPORTING FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 124

See how our institutions are supporting families & communities throughout Wisconsin:


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Mark O

The City of Middleton needed a new well to support city-wide development. For a number of reasons a location in the eastern part of the water distribution system was desired.


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Keith K

From a First Impressions Study to learning how Civility Speaks and asking challenging questions; UW-Extension staff is invaluable to our community. UW-Extension consultant Ellen Geisler has offered broader viewpoints and access to resources that are useful and meaningful to our community.


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Tom and Holly B

A "drift" from a corn field adjacent to our vineyard killed some of our grapevines. With the expertise and professionalism of Kevin Jarek, we were able to recover some of our loss. He went to work collecting samples and documenting our case.


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Linda D

I have so many stories of how the fine folks at Green Lake County UW-Extension have worked with the library. Katie Gellings, Family Living Educator, gets top billing as she has given many programs for our patrons.


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Roger P

As an Ag banker, my position relates directly to the Ag field. I rely on updates from UW-Extension to bring this information directly to the farmer to help them make vital management decisions.


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Tod S

As an agricultural banker I tap into Extension's knowledge pool for unbiased opinions, educational tools, seminars and more to aid agricultural producers and ag businesses in solving problems and growing their businesses.


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Emily D

The staff at Winnebago County UW-Extension define the word ���experts�۝ when it comes to knowing the community the serve.


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Linda M

I would like to enthusiastically commend the assistance offered by Dr. David Cole in conjunction with the Solutions Center/Academic Success Center on the UW Baraboo/SC campus , related to a writing project I was working on this fall.


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Lyn Z

When my husband and I moved to Marshfield, we both had "completed" our post-secondary education, receiving bachelor degrees from UW-Eau Claire.


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