Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week June 20-26, 2022

Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week is June 20-26. Visit the Wisconsin Celebrate Pollinator Week website You can get involved in Wisconsin Celebrates Pollinator Week and help pollinators in many ways! Learn more about pollinators with free webinars, find pollinators and habitat in a scavenger hunt, submit artwork for the poster contest, participate in local activities and […]

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Giant Ragweed Management Plot Tour – Rock County Farm

Join the WiscWeeds Program and UW-Madison Division of Extension on Thursday, June 16 to learn more about giant ragweed management in corn and soybean production fields. Research plots will showcase the comparison of PRE- and POST-emergence herbicide programs. Cereal rye cover crops will also be on display. Visit with an experienced farmer to learn about […]

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Gardening in Community Gardens – Insect and Disease Management

Upcoming Community Garden Program Join us for this free program to learn how to help reduce insect and disease problems in your community garden plot or home garden without using chemicals. We will be at the Rock County Community Garden to discuss how proper watering can help prevent disease, how to scout for signs of […]

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Celebrate 529 Day–Encourage a Child to Have Big Dreams!

Every year May 29th (5/29) is celebrated as “529 Day.” It is a day to learn about the benefits of saving early for higher education for children, because a little savings can go a long way to building future dreams. Why “529 Day”? Because 529 College Savings Plans are named for Section 529 of the […]

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County Health Rankings 2022 Released!

Division of Extension Rock County programming educates and empowers local community members in various ways that impact health.  The 2022 County Health Rankings have been released and include new measures, evidence-based strategies, and guidance on achieving a just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic with economic security and health for all. Check out the following new resources […]

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