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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

The Marquette County Family Resources Directory lists and describes many services and opportunities. Start with the Table of Contents on page 3 to guide you.  Updates are made as things change.  The Directory is a service of UW-Extension Family Living in Marquette County and CAP Services, Inc. Marquette County Family Resources Directory (this version updates as changes occur, it is […]

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Babysitting Certification December 5, 2015

Babysitting Basics and CPR Certification for youth ages 12-15 on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 8am – 4:30pm at the Marquette County Services Center, 480 Underwood Avenue in Montello. The cost is $25.00. Registration deadline is December 1st. Class is limited to 20 students on first-come, first serve basis. Any questions, please call, 608-297-3141. For more information and […]

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Marquette County Barn Quilts

Marquette County Home & Community Education Association (HCE) is working with you and Marquette County groups to create, hang, and promote the Barn Quilts of Marquette County! NEWLY REVISED Colorful maps of the “Barn Quilts and Hidden History Mural Trail” are now available at area libraries, stores, and motels.  Or stop by the Visitor’s Information […]


May 2014 Central Wisconsin Agriculture Extension Report

The May edition of the Central Wisconsin Agriculture Report has been released.  Inside you will find descriptions & dates for upcoming programs and dairy breakfasts throughout the seven county area.  Articles include PEDv Update, Is Your Barn Too Full, Farm Management & Budgeting, Minimize Traffic on Alfalfa, an upcoming pasture walk, and more. View the Marquette […]


Parent Pact

The PARENT PACT is a handy, colorful 2-page guide about house rules for parents of teens and tweens. Guidelines about alcohol, bullying, weapons, cellphone and Internet use, and much more. Conversation starters to use with other parents when your children and their friends are at each other’s houses. Developed by the Marquette County Parent Information Exchange(PIE). and endorsed by many community […]


Information on “Ergot”

“We have had a report of ergot in pastures.  This is not unexpected with the cool, wet spring we had.  This can be toxic to cattle, sheep, and horses.  Read about  Ergot and alert animal owners with pasture to be watchful.” For more information, go to: http://fyi.uwex.edu/wbic/2013/07/30/farmers-urged-to-check-pastures-for-presence-of-ergot/

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Water and Soil Testing Services

The UW-Extension Office offers two different types of testing. The first one is for your drinking water and the second is soil sampling. The prices for both of these are now available online