UW-Extension


The University of Wisconsin-Extension educators are the representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture, the University of Wisconsin, and the Education and Culture Committee of the County Board of Supervisors. They design educational programs which apply research, knowledge, and resources to meet the issues and needs of Washington County residents.

This teaching is done through all media including radio, newspaper, meetings, visits, phone, classroom and personal counseling. It covers agriculture, family living, 4-H youth development, and community development.

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University of Wisconsin-Extension

The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth education outreach program of the University WI-Extension. The program works with 19 community clubs in Washington County, which meet monthly, along with countywide educational project meetings throughout the year. 4-H facilitates outreach programs in Washington County communities including peer mentor training, summer parks programs, and after school programs. Summer day camps are conducted annually for, and are open to all Washington County youth residents between the ages of 5-10.

Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more detailed information and assistance.

The UW Extension Washington County Agriculture program provides support to local agricultural producers and businesses through a three-county arrangement among Washington, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan counties. The Agents in these counties specialize in Farm Business Management, Agronomy, Dairy Production, Facilities, and Livestock. The Washington County UWEX Ag Educator also coordinates the educational activites of the Washington County Master Gardener Program and the Youth Livestock Projects related to Dairy, Beef, Sheep and Swine.
Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more detailed information and assistance.


The Washington County UWEX Community Development educator engages directly with individuals, organizations, local governments, and whole communities to identify needs, address high priority issues, and facilitate change. Some of these programs include organizational development, local government education, and demographic analysis


See our upcoming Local Government WisLine events starting with Open Government and Parliamentary Procedure Series.

Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more detailed information and assistance.

The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth education outreach program of the University WI-Extension. The program works with 19 community clubs in Washington County, which meet monthly, along with countywide educational project meetings throughout the year. 4-H facilitates outreach programs in Washington County communities including peer mentor training, summer parks programs, and after school programs. Summer day camps are conducted annually for and are open to all Washington County youth residents between the ages of 5-10.


Family Living Programs
respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities. In Washington County program information is available in the following areas: early childhood education and childcare, family financial management, and community collaboration building to strengthen families. Some of the program events include training programs for child care providers, Family Financial Coaching Program, Home and Community Education (HCE) and Celebrate Families.


SNAP-Ed/WNEP is a UW-Extension Nutrition Education Program that helps limited resource families and individuals choose healthful diets, purchase and prepare healthful food and handle it safely, and become more food secure by spending their food dollars wisely. The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program is funded by the USDA Food Stamp Program, and is a partnership between state and county governments with local partner agencies. SNAP-Ed/WNEP has provided nutrition education to Washington County residents since 2000, and has made a conscious effort to reach people of all age categories at a variety of locations. An array of instructional materials is available in the Spanish language to meet the needs of the county's growing Hispanic population. Educational resources and updated research are also available for area pantries and meal sites. This WNEP program also addresses local health concerns on overweight and obesity by maintaining an educational focus on balancing food intake and energy output.


Please visit UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more information and assistance.

Family Living programs respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities. In Washington County program information is available in the following areas: early childhood education and childcare, consumer health education, family financial management, community collaboration building to strengthen families. Some of the program events include training programs for child care providers, Family Financial Counseling Program, Home and Community Education (HCE) and Celebrate Families.


Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more detailed information and assistance.


SNAP-Ed/WNEP is a UW-Extension Nutrition Education Program that helps limited resource families and individuals choose healthful diets, purchase and prepare healthful food and handle it safely, and become more food secure by spending their food dollars wisely. The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program is funded by the USDA Food Stamp Program, and is a partnership between state and county governments with local partner agencies.

 

SNAP-Ed/WNEP has provided nutrition education to Washington County residents since 2000, and has made a conscious effort to reach people of all age categories at a variety of locations. An array of instructional materials is available in the Spanish language to meet the needs of the county's growing Hispanic population. Educational resources and updated research are also provided for meal site and pantries in the area. This WNEP project also addresses local health concerns on overweight and obesity by maintaining an educational focus on balancing food intake and energy output.

 

Visit UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more information.


Growth Management education focuses on helping communities understand land use and planning issues and tools through on-site presentations, written materials, and one-on-one assistance. This may be done through citizen opinion surveys, or step-by-step guidance for developing a comprehensive plan to help manage increasing growth.

Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more information and assistance.

In partnership with all county UW-Extension offices, the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin Counties Association, and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, we provide education and information to Wisconsin local governments.


Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more information and assistance.


Extending the knowledge and reources of the University of Wisconsin to the people of Washington County where they live and work.

The UW-Extension of Washington County provides multiple services in agri-business, family living, nutrition, 4-H youth development, and community resource development. We are an outreach of the University of Wisconsin system.

Agriculture/Farm Business program is four educators in the Tri-County Ag Specialization Group of Washington, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan counties supporting farm business, crop production & agronomy, dairy & livestock production, farm building & facility design, gardening & vegetable producation and farm safety.

Community Development provides educational programs and information on organizational development & strategic planning for non-profits, local government education & public policy analysis, community & economic development and census & demographic analysis.

Family Living program provides educational programs and information on family financial security, community building on behalf of children, youth & families, early childhood education & care, family decision-making about health & care giving and nutrtion and food safety.

SNAP-Ed/WNEP-Wisconins Nutrition Education Program enhances food security of limited resource individuals & family by providing programs on the purchase & preparation of nutritious meals and snacke, food safety, and food resource management.

4-H Youth Development provides youth & adult leadership development, 4-H community club development and community collaborations for youth & families.

 

Main Office Number: 262-335-4477

 

Please visit the UW-Extension of Washington County Web site for more information and assistance.