Outreach

 AAE faculty view outreach to the state, nation and the world as a key part of our mission. Many of our faculty are supported in this mission by UW-Extension. We are constantly striving to provide relevant, timely information that can help policymakers and citizens alike.

AAE Media Mentions

  • Protecting the Health of Rural Wisconsin

    AAE Professor Steven Deller says that funding for economic development is the key to keeping rural economies healthy. As communities in decline are fighting to keep their health care local, they look for other ways …

  • CBD Boom Hits Wisconsin

    With the legalization of hemp farming and a booming CBD market, Wisconsin hemp agriculture is back, and potentially promising big returns. An AgWeb Farm Journal interview with AAE Professor and Renk Agribusiness Institute Director Paul …

  • Foxconn not a wonder after all?

    AAE Professor Steven Deller is quoted in a Washington Post article on the disappointing reality of Foxconn in the state of Wisconsin so far. Some residents remain optimistic about the possibility, but so far the …

  • Struggling Midwestern Farmers

    Suffering from the impacts of flooding, low commodity prices, and trade wars, Midwestern farmers are finding it increasingly difficult to survive. Read what AAE Professor Paul Mitchell and others have to say about their currently …

  • Agriculture in Wisconsin

    AAE Professor Steven Deller recently released The Contribution of Agriculture to the Wisconsin Economy: An Update for 2017. The report finds that the industry contributed over $100 billion to the economy despite farm losses. The …

OUTREACH BLOG

  • Exploring Manufacturing Growth in Wisconsin

    Manufacturing jobs have increased across much of the state in recent years. And while some policies under Scott Walker are to thank for the expansion, AAE Professor Steve Deller points out that it might have …

  • Dairy project aims to reduce emissions

    The $10 million Dairy Coordinated Agriculture Project has concluded, offering farmers concrete ideas for reducing emissions by 25%. AAE Faculty Affiliate Mark Stephenson participated in the project, specifically looking at alternative manure management practices. An …

  • Protecting the Health of Rural Wisconsin

    AAE Professor Steven Deller says that funding for economic development is the key to keeping rural economies healthy. As communities in decline are fighting to keep their health care local, they look for other ways …

  • CBD Boom Hits Wisconsin

    With the legalization of hemp farming and a booming CBD market, Wisconsin hemp agriculture is back, and potentially promising big returns. An AgWeb Farm Journal interview with AAE Professor and Renk Agribusiness Institute Director Paul …

  • Foxconn not a wonder after all?

    AAE Professor Steven Deller is quoted in a Washington Post article on the disappointing reality of Foxconn in the state of Wisconsin so far. Some residents remain optimistic about the possibility, but so far the …

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PUBLICATIONS

Select recent outreach publications from AAE faculty