Bur and Wild Cucumber; Two Native Vines Common in Wisconsin

Mark Renz, Extension Weed Specialist, UW-Madison Jodi Podmolik, Price County Extension Educator   Now is the time of year when we start to notice vines climbing trees, crops, and even structures.  While Wisconsin has over 50 plants categorizes as vines, bur (Sicyos angulatus L.) and wild (Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray) cucumbers are two […]

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Engaging the Power of Demographic Information for Communities

Dan Veroff, Demographic Specialist, Applied Population Laboratory / University of Wisconsin-Extension  Over the last decade or so, there has been an enormous increase in the availability of data of all kinds.  Where once accessing and using data was in the domain of experts, we can now get data quite easily from websites, apps, infographics, and from […]

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The Impact of 4-H

For more than a century, Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has worked to engage youth participants throughout the state in leadership training, community-building experiences and experiential-learning opportunities to better their own lives and the lives of the people around them. For many youth, 4-H is the first class they take at the UW. Current 4-H Youth […]

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