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March 2017

$525,000 in state matching grants to boost 7 high-tech small businesses
MADISON – Seven small high-tech businesses in Wisconsin will receive up to $75,000 each to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. The state matching
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Mar 01, 2017
#SBDCDay March 22: Celebrating small businesses
MADISON – The Wisconsin SBDC Network invites everyone to “get social” March 22 for the first-ever SBDC Day celebrating the collective impact and success of small businesses and the nation’s largest business ass
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Mar 01, 2017

February 2017

New course teaches how to make a business case for innovation
MADISON – A new quick course on business development skills for graduate students and early-career scientists is available through the Center for Technology Commercialization.SBIR Ready is a free month-long
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Feb 06, 2017
National spotlight showcases success of Wisconsin’s Hometown Trolley
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hometown Trolley, a third-generation family business from Crandon, Wis., has received an exclusive invitation to share its success story on the national stage Feb. 6 at the 2017 America’s Sma
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Feb 06, 2017

January 2017

Prestigious national award recognizes effort to advance tech businesses
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dave Linz, Associate Director for the Center for Technology Commercialization, has earned a prestigious award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for achieving significant economic im
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Jan 17, 2017

October 2016

UW-Extension agents and specialists recognized for their leadership and innovation
University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANRE) agents and specialists received special recognition from their peers for outstanding work, leadership and program innovation. The award
Cooperative Extension
Oct 24, 2016
Enrollments Continue to Rise for Online Degrees
The University of Wisconsin-Extension announced today that its collaborative online degree programs have achieved a 13 percent increase in 2016. Course enrollments reached 2,800 as of the twentieth day of c
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Oct 20, 2016
Southwest Wisconsin – Small Business Development Center welcomes business consultant
The Southwest Wisconsin - Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brock Waterman as the primary business consultant to Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Richland
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Oct 19, 2016
Badger Swine Symposium Scheduled for November 4
The UW-Extension Swine Team and Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) invite pork producers and industry to attend the 2016 Badger Swine Symposium, Nov. 4 at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm.
Cooperative Extension
Oct 07, 2016
Sharing the road during fall harvest season
Fall harvest season is a time of the year when motorists and farmers will be sharing roadways more frequently. Here are some tips to make the roads safer for both motorist and farmers.
Cooperative Extension
Oct 07, 2016

September 2016

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Sandeen honors John Shutske
John Shutske, University of Wisconsin-Extension agricultural engineering specialist at UW-Madison, is the recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence from the UW Colleges and UW-Wisconsin-Extension.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
National Cooperatives Conference examines impact of global agricultural trade, cybersecurity, regulations, on farmer cooperatives
Agricultural cooperative leadership and industry experts will examine issues impacting farmer-owned cooperatives at the 19th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference, Nov. 2-4, 2016 in Minneapolis.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
Getting Started on Your Succession Plan – Live webinar Thurs., October 27
A webinar to discuss the first steps of farm succession planning will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 27, 2016
Exploring Tax Implications and Farm Succession Options of an LLC – Live webinar Thurs., September 22
A webinar about transitioning to a Limited Liability Company (LLC) will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at 1 p.m. at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 07, 2016
Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs
Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify whether grants or other financial options might be right for you.
Cooperative Extension
Sep 07, 2016