University of Wisconsin–Madison

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

OUTREACH BLOG

  • What a low unemployment rate means for Wisconsin’s economy

    The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.9 percent in February, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The preliminary estimates would mark a historic low in the state’s monthly unemployment rate. AAE Professor Steven …

  • Livestock Gross Margin Insurance Program for Dairy Webinar

    The funding limitation imposed on the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle (LGM-Dairy) insurance program was eliminated via last month’s Federal budget agreement. In addition, dairy farm operators are now able to opt out of …

  • AAE presents the Status of Wisconsin Agriculture 2018

      Status of Wisconsin Agriculture, the longstanding agricultural situation and outlook report produced by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and UW-Extension/Cooperative Extension is back in its second year, after a …

  • The importance of NAFTA to Wisconsin dairy farmers

    AAE Professor Brian Gould worries about the implications of changes to NAFTA for Wisconsin dairy farmers. Currently nearly half of Wisconsin dairy exports are to Mexico or Canada, and losing those markets could be devastating …

  • UW Center for Cooperatives welcomes new Director

    Courtney Berner has been named Executive Director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, and will succeed Anne Reynolds, the current Executive Director, on January 8, 2018. Reynolds is retiring her post after twenty-two …

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