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Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Brown County U.W. Extension office is to apply university research, knowledge, and resources to meet the educational needs of Brown County residents.

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Family Living:
Family Living Programs respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Brown County families and communities. Program direction is based upon local needs assessment. In addition to strengthening community capacity, family living programs positively impact children and families.
For more information and a schedule of classes please click on the following titles:
2015 Food Preservation Classes
2015 Fall Cooking Classes
Judy Knudsen's Blog
Ensuring Food Security for Wisconsin - Impact Report
Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Caring for someone with a chronic illness can be physically, emotionally and financially exhausting for more information on how to cope please attend this seminar.

Have questions regarding your lawn, garden, trees or shrubs? Have an insect you would like to identify? Call the Horticulture Help Desk at 920-391-4615 or e-mail:
For more information and a schedule of classes please click on the following titles:
Urban Forestry Workshop
Soil Testing
Invasive Plant Species Report

4-H and Youth Development:
Developing leadership, character and good citizenship in America's youth while having fun!
For more information please click on the following title:
Science is Fun! - This is a free class for youth grades 4-8 that want to engage in fun science experiements and projects.
Robotics 101 - For any youth, grades 4-8, who are interested in learning to build and program a robot.
Friday, October 30th 8:30am-12pm - $20 fee - capacity of 20.

Providing information and education in agricultural resources. Agriculture works hard for Brown County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues.
For more information please click on the following title:
United States Department of Agriculture Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook

Community Gardens:
The Brown County UW-Extension has supported the development of urban community gardens throughout the Green Bay area. The gardens are managed cooperatively by Brown county UW-Extension, the city of Green Bay and local volunteers.

Nutrition Education Program:
The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) at UW-Extension in Brown County helps the limited resource families and individuals at all stages of life establish healthy eating habits and a physically active lifestyle to increase food security and prevent or postpone nutrition-related chronic disease.

Fields is a Wisconsin-based collaboration of professional science education partners who provide authentic and relevant environmental science and science education experiences for students and teachers through in-the-field, hands-on activities. Our award-winning educators bring our programs to your schools, offering unmatched outdoor educational experiences while saving you transportation expenses.

Contact:  Judy Knudsen - Family Living Educator/Department Head
Phone: 920-391-4610
Fax: 920-391-4617
Mailing Address:  1150 Bellevue Street
Green Bay, WI 54302
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
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