• Office Access During Pandemic

    The Rock County Extension Office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak and is currently closed to visitors. Extension staff will be working remotely in accordance with guidance from state and local agencies in addition to our connection to UW-Madison. Employees will have access to email and phone messages.

    See below for how to learn more about our events and programming:

    La oficina de Extension Rock County tendrá una capacidad limitada durante la epidemia de COVID-19, y en el presente, está cerrada al público.  El equipo de Extension estará trabajando de una forma remota en acuerdo con el reglamento de las agencias locales y del estado.  Además, respetará las decisiones de UW-Madison.  Los empleados tendrán acceso a sus correos electrónicos y sus mensajes de voz.

    Lean a continuación para aprender más acerca de nuestros eventos y programas.

    Phone: 608-757-5066
    Email: tara.hanley@wisc.edu
    Facebook: UW-Madison Division of Extension Rock County

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Farm Ready Research Program

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information for farm management and dairy & livestock production. Sessions run weekly through April 2021. See a full list of topics and register here.  Dairy, Beef & Farm Management week of Feb. 16-19th


Pesticide Applicator In-Person Certification Testing Suspended – Certification Extended

Pesticide Applicator In-person Certification Testing Suspended – Certification Extended to December 2021 Media Contact: Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer (608) 224-5130  MADISON – Due to COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide applicator in-person certification testing until further notice. As a result, DATCP is extending current pesticide applicator certifications […]


Toolkit for COVID-19 Resources

The UW-Madison Division of Extension has undergone extensive research and implementation of health and safety guidelines to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in our workplaces and in our educational programming events. We have incorporated guidance and research from the CDC, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and UW-Madison. Our tools and guidelines were developed for […]


In Gratitude

University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension Rock County would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to our community partners, valued and dedicated volunteers, and inspiring youth leaders that help our educators work in Agriculture, FoodWIse, Health and Wellness, Horticulture, Master Gardener Program, and Positive Youth Development/4-H. Additionally, Thank You to the residents of […]