Our Educators

Kewaunee County Extension educators are experts in agriculture and agribusiness, community and economic development, family living, and youth development. You will find Kewaunee County Extension educators out in the community, in schools, civic groups, and facilitating meetings to address community issues and opportunities to make a difference.

Aerica Bjurstrom
Regional Dairy Educator
Brown, Door & Kewaunee Counties

Regional Dairy Education

Agriculture and agribusiness programs address the needs of the local agricultural community through research-based information.  Programs focus on sound farm management and profitability through the following program areas:

Dairy Management: nutrition, herd health, bio-security, milk quality, selection and breeding
Production Livestock: meat animals, poultry, housing, selection and breeding, marketing
Agricultural Economics: financial management, record-keeping, budgeting, livestock and crop marketing, public policy

Chris Clark, CCA
Northeast Regional Outreach Specialist
Nutrient and Pest Management

Crops and Soils Education

Chris Clark is a Crops and Soils Educator in Northeast Wisconsin. Chris partners, cooperates, and brings together farmers, researchers and industry providing agronomy outreach. 

Chris began her role at Extension in 2023. Prior to joining Extension, Chris worked in the private sector agronomy lab testing for 12 years, and as a vocational agriculture educator for 9 years. She has a BA in Agricultural Education from UW-River Falls and is a Wisconsin Certified Crop Advisor.

Renee Koenig
Family Development Educator

Programs focus on:

Family Relationships
Parenting and Child Development
Family Financial Literacy & Money Management
Food Safety
Healthy Aging
Quality of Life, Mental Health, and Well-being

Patrick Nehring
Regional Community Development Educator/ Professor

Areas of focus:

Local Food Systems

Areas of focus: 

Federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed), FoodWIse advances healthy eating habits, active lifestyles and healthy community environments for families with limited incomes through nutrition education at the individual, community and systems levels.

Laura Apfelbeck
FoodWIse Coordinator
Door, Kewaunee & Manitowoc Counties

Jace Purdy
FoodWIse Nutrition Educator

Krystina Yang
Bilingual FoodWIse Nutrition Educator

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