Upcoming Events

Upcoming Dane County UW-Extension workshops, classes and events:

  • Estate Planning
    Wills and Other Important Documents:  What You Need To Know:   Get your will and other legal documents in order.  Everyone over the age of 18 should consider estate planning!  Learn the key elements of estate planning and receive resources to enable you to create a plan of your own.  Offered in partnership with Gustafson Law […]
  • 2017 Spring Plant Sale
    Mark your calendar for the Dane County Master Gardener Plant Sale on Sunday, May 21st, 11 am to 3 pm at the Dane County/UW-Extension Office parking lot, 5201 Fen Oak Drive in Madison 53718.  The Rain date will be Sunday, May 28th.  We offer hundreds of perennials for shade or sun, vegetable & herb starts, […]
  • 2017 Green Thumb Gardening Classes
    Are you a home gardener looking to become more experienced? This spring, Dane County UW-Extension is hosting the Green Thumb Gardening class series! Taught by University of Wisconsin educators and local experts, this lecture series will give you the practical knowledge to keep your home garden thriving across the seasons.

Community Food Systems:

    Join us for the 2017 Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.  APRIL 9-29 The 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge, hosted nationally by Food Solutions, New England, is an opportunity to commit to daily learning and action on challenging racism in our lives, work, and personal relationships.  In Wisconsin, we have supplemented this set of […]


  • Finding a Swine Veterinarian to Meet VFD Changes
    Adapted from Lyssa Seefeldt, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, Marquette County & Member of UW-Extension Swine Team Increasing interest in preventing the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria and protecting the effectiveness of the antimicrobials that we currently have fueled the initiative behind the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule changes. Th […]
  • Farm Succession Grant to Cover Meetings with Professionals
    Dane County UWEX has received a grant funding from the Dane County Farm Technology Days Show to pay for four farm families to meet with agriculture professionals on farm succession planning.
  • Newly Revised Stocker Budget Available
    The UW-Extension Beef Team has released a revised version of their very popular "Stocker Budget" for farmers to download and use.
  • Veterinary Feed Directive
    As of January 1, 2017, producers will be unable to purchase medicated feeds, pre-mixes, or medicines containing medically important antibiotics, over the counter. To learn more watch these podcasts or download a fact sheet.
  • Getting It Right! Tips for Transferring the Farm
    Whether you are just starting out or have been working on this for a long time, here's a list of the top 10 tips for farm families going through the farm transfer/succession process.