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 Agriculture Agent 920-388-7138 aerica.bjurstrom@wisc.edu

Aerica Bjurstrom
Agriculture Agent
920-388-7138
aerica.bjurstrom@wisc.edu

Agriculture Education

Agriculture and agribusiness programs address 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
Companion Animals: horses, exotics, hobby farm management
Agricultural Economics: fnancial management, record keeping, budgeting, livestock and crop marketing, public policy
Home Horticulture: Master Gardener program, landscaping, soil fertility, disease identification, pest control

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Renee Koenig Family Living Educator 920-388-7137 renee.koenig@wisc.edu

Renee Koenig, MS
Family Development Educator
920-388-7137
renee.koenig@wisc.edu

Human Development & Relationships Education, Health & Well-Being Education

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jill Jorgensen 4-H Youth Development Educator

Jill Jorgensen
4-H Youth Development Educator
920-388-7185 jill.jorgensen@wisc.edu

4-H Youth Development Education

4-H Youth Development integrates research, education, and community-based partnerships, enabling youth to learn and practice skills to become productive citizens.

  • Youth Involvement: Youth and families participate in 4-H Youth Development through traditional 4-H Community Clubs and Community Youth Collaborations.
  • Adult Volunteers: The 4-H program trains and supports certified adult volunteer leaders to develop and carry out hands-on youth projects and activities geared to teaching valuable life skills.
  • Programs: Youth engage in projects, programs, and activities through “learning by doing.”
  • Life Skills: problem solving, planning and reporting, public speaking, communication, decision-making, teamwork, responsibility, and flexibility.

In 4-H Youth Development, young people have fun, make new friends, develop new skills, become leaders and help shape their communities.

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