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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Carl Duley

Carl Duley has served as Buffalo County’s Agriculture Agent since 1985.  The majority of Carl’s programming efforts are in Farm Management and Safety and Agronomy (hops and malting barley). Carl was one of the key leaders in developing the Management Assessment Center (MAC) program.  This program was initially designed to evaluate management skills of owner/managers […]

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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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Mike Ballweg

Mike Ballweg has been the Sheboygan County Crops and Soils Agriculture Agent since 1987.  The majority of Mike’s work falls into the areas of Agronomy to include grain and forage crops, cover crops, soil conservation  and support for commercial horticulture. In 2012 Mike worked with the ANRE program area and DATCP secretary Ben Brancel to […]

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Greg Andrews

Greg Andrews has served as Pierce County’s Agriculture agent since 1985. His main program area focuses on: Conservation of Natural resources, Agricultural Leasing Education, and Dairy Modernization. Since 2013 Greg has also served as the ANRE Administrative Liaison and ANRE Team Coach. In response to diminished soil conversation practices and a measurable increase in soil […]

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Otto Wiegand

Otto Wiegand has served as the Agriculture Agent in Burnett, Sawyer and Washburn counties since 2004. His major program areas are Livestock, Dairy and Forages. He is headquartered at the Ag Research Station in Spooner. Since he began his position, Otto has worked closely with the NW Wisconsin Graziers Network. His efforts have included organizing […]

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Kevin Schoessow

Kevin Schoessow serves Burnett, Washburn and Sawyer counties as the UW-Extension Agriculture Development Agent. Kevin is based at the Spooner Ag Research Station office in Spooner. His major program focus are in the areas of Small Scale Commercial Fruit & Vegetables and Agriculture Development. The major project within Fruit & Vegetable production centers on cold […]

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Craig Saxe

Craig Saxe has served the citizens of Juneau County since 1994 as the UW-Extension Agriculture Agent. The majority of Craig’s work falls into the areas of Dairy, Forages/Grazing and Horticulture. Craig has focused much of his Dairy programming on foraging, feeding and one-on-one consultations. Juneau is one of seven counties that make up the Central […]

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Dan O’Neil

Dan O’Neil is the Ozaukee County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent. He has served the residents there since 1982. Dan’s major program areas include Master Gardener training and youth livestock production. The Ozaukee Master Gardener program has grown to one of the larger groups in the state under Dan’s leadership. Membership has grown to around 190 active […]

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Sharon Morrisey

Sharon Morrisey serves as the UW-Extension Consumer Horticulture Agent for Milwaukee County.  Sharon has developed an incredible relationship with the Milwaukee Media, which allows her to connect with thousands of clientele. Sharon’s leadership and development with the Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) program has also been incredible. Since 1998 Sharon has had a successful partnership with the local […]

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Patti Nagai

Patti Nagai has served Racine County as the UW-Extension Horticulture Agent since 1998. Racine County Master Gardener volunteers (MGV) supported 20 community projects including several community garden projects, the Green Works Program, education of elementary school youth on basic gardening, and Plant Health Advisors. Patti works with neighboring Kenosha County and helped initiate a joint […]

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Greg Blonde

Greg Blonde, Waupaca County as the UW-Extension Ag Agent since 1984, focuses on three major areas: dairy/farm business management, crop production and soil/water conservation. Greg works closely with both Ag industry professionals and producers to improve farm business management skills, including past programs and publications through outreach efforts called Farming in Difficult Times. He also […]

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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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Ken Schroeder (2012)

Ken Schroeder has served as the Agriculture Educator in Portage County since 2006.   Ken’s programming reaches beyond the Portage County lines as the commercial vegetable production specialist for the Central Wisconsin Agriculture Specialization Team. Ken has cultivated excellent working relationships with clientele, key industries, and state and local agencies and has used these partnerships to […]

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Alan Linnebur

Alan Linnebur has served as the Washington County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent since 2003.   Over the years he has served the residents of Washington County and surrounding areas well by developing and delivering several programs on business and financial management. One of Alan’s highly rated teachings was the Grain Market Class that he taught for the […]

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Matt Lippert

Matt Lippert has provided programming to the residents of Wood County since 2003 as the UW-Extension Agriculture Agent.   He also provides programming across seven Central Wisconsin Counties as part of the Central Wisconsin Agriculture Specialization (CWAS) group as the Dairy and Cranberry production specialist. The Central Wisconsin Dairy Series is a program Matt offers at […]

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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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