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

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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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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Bill Halfman

Bill Halfman is an accomplished agricultural agent for Monroe County. His work in beef production and agronomy have been recognized within Monroe County as well as throughout the state. Bill has been the driving force for the beef team. His outstanding work in developing numerous factsheets and spreadsheet tools have helped producers develop cost analysis […]

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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’s professional background in poultry production and the scholarly work that he has conducted has earned him the respect similar to that […]

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Peg Reedy (2011)

Since 2001, Peg Reedy has served as the UW-Extension Ag Agent for Walworth County. During this time Walworth County agriculture saw a change to smaller, value-added farms that were choosing to direct market their product through on-farm sales, farmers markets and restaurants. Collaboration between the Extension Offices of Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Counties, Slow Food […]

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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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Vance Haugen

Vance Haugen has served as the Crawford County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent since 1992.  Prior to that, Vance served as the crops and soils agent for Shawano County.  In recent years, Vance has focused much of his work on Dairy Modernization, Small Scale Bio-gas Production, and Intensive Grazing.  Vance has developed a reputation as the “go […]

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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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