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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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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Jamie Patton

Jamie Patton was a tenured Soil Science faculty member at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri before joining UW-Extension in Shawano County in 2013.  Originally from Iowa, Dr. Patton earned her graduate degree from Iowa State, and later her PhD from Oklahoma State University.  She became known in NW Missouri as a valuable resource […]

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Trisha Wagner

Trisha Wagner has served as the Jackson County Agriculture Educator since 2008. Trisha’s primary areas of programming for the needs of her clientele are: farm risk management, soils and nutrient management and sustainable food systems. Trisha has been active in the nutrient management, dairy and FARM teams statewide and served in leadership roles for these […]

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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. When Mark arrived in Brown County […]

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Tim Jergenson (2011)

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 experience in Clark County and North Carolina. As the Agricultural Agent for Barron County, Tim has focused his major programming within three areas: 1) Farm Financial Management, 2) […]

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Aerica Bjurstrom

Aerica began her UW-Extension career in January 2007 as Dairy and Livestock Agent for both Kewaunee and Door County. Kewaunee County agriculture generates approximately $490 million dollars annually, and has experienced a growing dairy industry in the past decade. Both Kewaunee and Door Counties also have a number of farms that raise livestock other than […]

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Ryan Sterry

UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Ryan Sterry has served in two bordering, yet unique counties early in his Extension career. Ryan first served in Polk County from 2006 to 2010, and has been serving St. Croix County since August of 2010. There is great diversity in agricultural production in both counties, making it a challenge to tailor […]

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Vijai Pandian (2011)

Since 2006, Vijai Pandian, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, has delivered horticulture teaching, research and outreach education to nearly a quarter million residents in Brown County, including the City of Green Bay, the third largest metropolitan area in Wisconsin.  The $45 million horticulture industry in Brown County supports more than 1,000 full-time employees through 28 retail garden […]

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Jason Fischbach

Jason Fischbach, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, is working with agricultural producers and community partners to diversify and revitalize the agricultural economy of Ashland and Bayfield County. Jason has worked extensively with the Bayfield fruit growers to help them implement the Bayfield Fruit Growers Initiative.  He has helped the fruit growers adopt integrated pest management, resulting in […]

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Kristin Krokowski (2011)

UW-Extension Commercial Horticulture educator Kristin Krokowski serves a broad array of audiences in Waukesha County.  This field consists of fruit and vegetable growers, farmers’ market managers and green industry professional such as arborists, landscapers, growers of ornamental plants, garden center workers and lawn care technicians. Since 2001, Kristin has developed resources and educational programming to […]

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