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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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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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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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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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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Mike Rankin

Mike Rankin served as the Fond du Lac County Crops and Soil Agent from 1988 to 2015 where his programming focused on forage and grain crop production, marketing and management.  A combined 100,000 acres of alfalfa and corn silage are grown in Fond du Lac County to support the forage needs of the dairy industry […]

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Mark Mayer

Mark Mayer has served as Green County’s Agriculture Agent since 1985.  His major programming areas are in Dairy Modernization, Milk Quality, Farm Management, and Nutrient Management. Much of Mark’s Dairy Modernization work was has been accomplished by conducting individual dairy farmstead consultations.  Dairy Modernization topics have been presented by Mark on numerous occasions, including annual […]

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Kevin Jarek

Kevin Jarek has served as the Outagamie County Agriculture Agent since 1999.  Kevin’s main program efforts are in the area of crops, soils and horticulture. Kevin’s scholarly work has focused on crop production, conservation tillage and nutrient management to help improve farm profitability, while protecting natural resources, especially surface and groundwater, an important priority issue […]

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Tina Kohlman

Tina Kohlman has served as a UW-Extension Dairy & Livestock Agent since 1999.  In 2012 Tina’s appointment changed to a dual-county appointment for Fond du Lac (80%) and Sheboygan (20%) Counties.  Tina’s programming efforts have focused on improving farm profitability and innovative ways to reduce production costs and improve food safety. Tina has provided leadership […]

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Rhonda Gildersleeve

Dr. Rhonda Gildersleeve, UW-Extension Grazing Specialist, provides research-based educational programming and information for Wisconsin’s pasture-based dairy and livestock producers in cooperation with local UW-Extension agents as well as other government agency partners and non-profit organizations. Rhonda was promoted to Professor (2014) in the Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences based on her scholarly contributions to […]

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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 horticulture, farm management, crop production and nutrient management in southwest Wisconsin and beyond. His scholarly work in the areas of crop production and nutrient management are especially noteworthy. Ted created a local nutrient applicator training […]

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Ken Williams

Ken Williams

Ken Williams, UW-Extension Agriculture Educator in Waushara County, was promoted to Professor this year (2011) based on his scholarly contributions to crop production and farm management outreach education in central Wisconsin. This region produces nearly two-thirds of all potato and snap beans, almost half of all sweet corn and a third of all processing peas in the […]

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