Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater

Contact Susan Nitzke, 608-262-1692, nitzke@nutrisci.wisc.edu Somewhere between the ages of two and five, many young children become “fussy eaters,” temporarily refusing to eat all but a few favorite foods and rejecting other choices–especially vegetables. If a child suddenly turns down all but a few favorite vegetables like French fries and corn, it’s important for parents […]

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UW will present 2011 Wisconsin Ag Outlook Forum on Jan. 19

Contact: John Shutske, 608-262-1445, shutske@wisc.edu Agricultural economists and commodity specialists from University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Extension will talk about the financial health of Wisconsin agriculture and the outlook for the year to come at the fourth-annual Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook forum in Madison on Jan. 19. The event coincides with the release of the 2011 […]

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Renowned weed management expert rejoins UW program in CALS and UW-Extension

Contact: John Shutske, 608-262-1445, shutske@wisc.edu Dr. Larry Binning, professor emeritus in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has, for the 2010 growing season, rejoined the team of weed management experts who serve Wisconsin’s crop industry. Dr. Binning brings more than 30 years of experience in weed biology, ecology and […]

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Fresh-Market Vegetable Grower Workshops scheduled for March

Contact: Ken Schroeder, 715-346-1316, ken.schroeder@ces.uwex.edu Keith Vander Velde, 608-297-3141, keith.vandervlede@ces.uwex.edu The 2009 vegetable growing season turned out to be quite unique. We experienced one of the coolest growing seasons on record along with sporadic rainfall throughout much of central Wisconsin. This extended cool weather brought about many crop production challenges. The University of Wisconsin-Extension and […]

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