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Wisconsin State Fair Century Farm & Sesquicentennial Farm Awards Programs

One of the most exciting events for many farm families attending the Wisconsin State Fair is the annual Sesquicentennial and Century Farm awards programs and breakfast. A Century Farm or Centennial Farm is a farm or ranch that has been officially recognized by a state or regional program documenting the farm has been continuously owned […]


Sauk County Institute of Leadership Program (SCIL)

Interested in becoming a community/workforce leader? Interested in learning more about Sauk County? Check out our Sauk County Institute of Leadership Program (SCIL)! The Sauk County Institute of Leadership (SCIL) is a nine month leadership development program consisting of an initial two day retreat followed by once monthly, full day workshops and a graduation dinner. […]


Women Owned Businesses: An Economic Growth Opportunity for Wisconsin?

The surge of women entrepreneurs and business owners in recent decades coupled with the increasing number of women in management has changed the gender composition of business leaders in the U.S. Recent reports by UW-Extension provide a detailed descriptive analysis of women owned and managed businesses, and they outline specific strategy and policy options. The […]

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Sauk County Drinking Water Testing Program

The luxury of quality drinking water is something that many of us commonly take for granted. Municipal and other public water supplies are subject to strict guidelines and water quality testing to ensure that the water meets the current drinking water standards and is safe to drink. However there are over 800,000 private wells which […]


Current Issues Affecting Local Officials- Teleconference Series

The UWEX Local Government Center is hosting a five part teleconference series titled “Current Issues Affecting Local Officials”. These programs were designed to provide unbiased information on the key issues facing local government officials. The following teleconferences will be held on various Mondays from October to February from 10:00AM-11:00AM: October 5th: Engaging the Public When […]