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Scott Reuss

In 1997, Scott Reuss began serving Marinette County as the UW-Extension Agriculture Agent. Today Scott serves as the Crops/Soils/Horticulture Agent for Marinette, Oconto, and Florence Counties.  His primary role is as Marinette County Agriculture/Horticulture Agent with additional two-county agreements between Oconto County for Agricultural Specialization and Florence County through a 10% buy-out.  Scott’s programming over […]

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Vance Haugen

Vance Haugen continues to organize and conduct a series of pasture walks in the greater Crawford County area that are well attended and continue to attract new people.  Over the past five years he has held 61 pasture walks that have had a total attendance of 1606 people. He has included a wide variety of […]

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Ken Schroeder

Ken Schroeder has served as the Agriculture Educator in Portage County since 2006. Ken Schroeder has been highly active in the area of cover crops, designing and implementing a multi-year study at three locations.  Data collection and analysis were both led by Ken for this project.  Portage County has significant variation in soil characteristics from […]

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Ryan Sterry

Ryan Sterry first served in Polk County from 2006 to 2010, and has been serving St. Croix County since August of 2010. Ryan Sterry has been instrumental in developing and implementing programs for farmers in dairy modernization and replacement heifers, beef handling and quality assurance, financial management, and sheep and small ruminants.  This has been […]

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Ted Bay

As UW-Extension Crops and Farm Management Agent for Grant and Lafayette Counties, Ted Bay provides educational programming and support for farm management, crop production, nutrient management, and horticulture in southwest Wisconsin. Ted created a local nutrient applicator training program in 1992 which contributed to groundwork for creation of the Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin […]

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Adam Hady

Adam Hady has served as the Richland County Agricultural Agent since 2004. Adam’s program has focused on dairy and livestock production, farm business and decision making, and addressing the non-traditional agricultural producer. Adam Hady’s Extension programming focuses mostly on beef, swine, and poultry production. Adam co-authored the UWEX Holstein Steer Finishing and Yardage Cost Survey […]

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Jason Fischbach

Jason Fischbach, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent for Ashland and Bayfield County since 2001, became a half-time statewide Food and Energy Woody Crop specialist in 2013.  His primary Extension work involves bioenergy and horticulture. Jason continues to develop hazelnuts as a new agricultural crop appropriate for Northern Wisconsin.  Nearly a half million dollars in grant funding has been […]

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Mark Hagedorn

Mark Hagedorn served as Brown County’s Agriculture Educator from 2006 to 2013 and is currently serving in the same capacity in Eau Claire County. During this time, he has developed programs focusing in areas of; dairy modernization and management, dairy crop management, and strategies for improved rural/urban agricultural awareness. Mark is also a member of […]

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Tim Jergenson

Tim Jergenson has served as the Barron County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent since 2003. Prior to that, Tim served as the Polk County Agriculture Agent and has Extension youth development experience in Clark County and South Carolina. As the Agricultural Agent for Barron County, Tim has focused his programming in Farm Financial Management, Small Ruminants, Horticulture […]

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Peg Reedy

Since 2001, Peg Reedy has served as the UW-Extension Ag Agent for Walworth County. Peg’s primary programming efforts are in agronomy, pasture management, farm management, and farm succession.  Peg also served as the Farm Technology Days Executive Secretary for the past two and a half years. Nutrient management in hay and dealing with horse manure, […]

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Vijai Pandian

Vijai Pandian has served as the Brown County Agricultural Agent specializing in horticulture since 2006. Vijai’s primary programming efforts are in commercial and consumer horticulture. Vijai partnered with the Green Bay and Fox Valley chapters of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association (WLCA) to offer an annual four week short course series to train local landscape […]

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Zen Miller

Zen Miller has been the UW-Extension Agricultural Agent for Outagamie County since 1996. The majority of Zen’s programming efforts are with Dairy Management and Livestock. Since 2009 Zen has trained over 80 dairy industry personnel, many from Wisconsin as well as other states including Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Arizona to assess farms for the […]

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Katie Wantoch

Katie Wantoch has served as the Dunn County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent since July 2010. Katie’s primary programming efforts have focused on Farm and Financial Risk Management, and Agricultural Economic Development. Located in western Wisconsin, Dunn County is home to a diverse agricultural industry, contributing 3,890 jobs and $806 million dollars in economic activity (Deller, UW-Extension, […]

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Kristin Krokowski

Kristin Krokowski has served as the Waukesha County UW-Extension Commercial Horticulture Educator since 2001. Her major programing efforts focus on the agriculture entrepreneurship, green industry education and local food production. Kristin also works with farmers’ markets statewide in the areas of organization, development and food access. Kristin’s primary area of focus is to provide research, […]

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Jerry Clark

Jerry Clark has served as Chippewa County’s UW-Extension Crops and Soils Educator since 1998. Jerry served as the Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties Agronomy Educator from 2009-2014. He currently has been appointed to Chippewa County alone. His programming efforts are with Manure and Nutrient Management, Forage Production and Commercial Apple Production. In Chippewa County, custom […]

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Ken Williams

Ken Williams has served as the Waushara County Agricultural Agent since 2005. Before moving to Waushara County Ken served as the UW-Extension Agriculture Agent in Langlade County from 1999 to 2005. With over 200,000 acres utilized for grain production across the Central Wisconsin Agricultural Specialization (CWAS) 7 county area, grain production is very important.  Ken’s […]

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Scott Gunderson

Scott Gunderson has served as the Manitowoc County Agricultural Agent since 1987.   Scott’s major programming efforts are in Dairy and Livestock and Farm Safety. His primary emphasis is developing educational materials and teaching that information to dairy farmers, dairy nutritionists, agricultural lenders, farm management specialists, dairy plant field representatives, elected officials, and the general public. […]

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Jim Leverich

Jim Leverich served as the Monroe County Dairy and Livestock Educator from 1985 to 2002.   He worked for the UW-Extension Discovery Farms program for a year and a half before taking his current position as UW-Extension On-Farm Research coordinator. Environmental performance of Wisconsin agriculture has become an important public policy issue.  Agricultural farming practices can […]

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Barb Larson

Barb Larson has served as the Kenosha County Horticulture Educator since 2004.  Barb’s educational programming focuses on horticulture and sustainability. Barb oversees the Master Gardener Program in Kenosha County.  Barb was instrumental in developing an on-line Plant Health Advisor Training to teach basic plant diagnostics.  Since 2009, over 200 people have taken the online course.  […]

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Nav Ghimire

Nav Ghimire has been the Green Lake County Agriculture Agent since 2010.   Nav’s major programming efforts are in Soil and Nutrient Management and Fresh Market Vegetable Production and Management. Nav has taken the lead in his region with nutrient management, by providing farmer training with the end goal of having farmers develop nutrient management plans that […]

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