Who We Are-Trisha Wagner

Trisha Wagner has served as the UW-Extension 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 Dairy and FARM Teams statewide and served in leadership roles for these teams. […]

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Who We Are-Paul Fricke

Paul Fricke is a professor of dairy science and extension specialist in dairy cattle reproduction with the Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Dr. Paul Fricke was raised on his family’s row crop and dairy farm located near Papillion, Nebraska where his family continues to farm today. After receiving a B.S. degree in Animal Science […]

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Who We Are-Pam Ruegg

Pamela Ruegg is a dairy science professor with UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science and UW-Extension milk quality specialist. She received her undergraduate degree and DVM from Michigan State University and completed a residency in Food Animal Herd Health and Reproductive Management and Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine from the University of California-Davis. Professional experience includes […]

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Who We Are – 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 […]

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Who We Are – 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 in […]

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