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

  • Understanding the effects of tax incentives on land conservation

    AAE Professor Nic Parker, together with his colleague Wally Thurman from NC State University, conduct the first study of its kind on the effect of tax incentives on conservation easements. In addition to exploring whether …

  • 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 …

  • Understanding entrepreneurship in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Public Television and the University of Wisconsin – Madison teamed up for a documentary on entrepreneurship across Wisconsin. AAE’s Steve Deller explains how a slow recovery from the 2007 recession has influenced business owners …

  • Number of dairy farms continues to decline

    Steve Deller talks to WPR about the continuing decline in the number of dairy farms in the state, and what changes in the industry mean for rural economics.

  • Entrepreneurship in Economic Development

    Economic Development Specialist Tessa Conroy gave a University Place Lecture for Wisconsin Public Television. Professor Conroy discusses the links between entrepreneurship and job growth, income growth, poverty reduction, innovation and regional stability. She also provides innovative …

  • More Media posts

OUTREACH BLOG

  • 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 …

  • Understanding entrepreneurship in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Public Television and the University of Wisconsin – Madison teamed up for a documentary on entrepreneurship across Wisconsin. AAE’s Steve Deller explains how a slow recovery from the 2007 recession has influenced business owners …

  • Number of dairy farms continues to decline

    Steve Deller talks to WPR about the continuing decline in the number of dairy farms in the state, and what changes in the industry mean for rural economics.

  • More Outreach posts