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Raising a Thinking Child class starts September 8th

Raising a Thinking Child class starts September 8th

This high-quality class is for parents who will use fun, effective problem-solving steps with their children.  Designed for parents with children ages 4-7. Class starts September 8th in Montello (evenings).  Registration ends Friday, September 3rd. Read more about the class on the Raising A Thinking Child flyer RTC Flyer_2

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Raising Your Spirited Child

Raising Your Spirited Child

“Raising Your Spirited Child” class start August 12 in Neshkoro, WI.  Does your child have a “spirited” temperament? Does he or she just seem to be “more” (more energetic, more slow, more sensitive, etc.) than other children?  View the Raising Your Spirited Child registration information

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Water and Soil Testing Services

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

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4-H 2013-2014 Project Guide Available Online

4-H 2013-2014 Project Guide Available Online

The updated Marquette Co. 2013-14 4-H Project Guide is now available online.   Contact your local 4-H Club to enroll.  If you have any questions, contact Christa Van Treeck, 4-H Youth Development Educator at 608-297-3141.

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Youth Government

The Marquette County Board of Supervisors welcomes youth in grades 11 and 12 to apply as Youth Representatives on the County Board.

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Arlington Agronomy/Soils Field Day 2014

Arlington Agronomy/Soils Field Day 2014

The Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 27. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on emerging technologies, greenhouse gases in agriculture, and relevant crop production issues. The field day will begin at 8:00 am and run until 2:30 pm. Lunch will be provided by the Badger Crops Club […]

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Margin Protection Program for Dairy

Margin Protection Program for Dairy

In February of 2014, President Obama signed into law the new Farm Bill.  Under this bill, the old MILC program will go away and be replaced by a new dairy safety net referred to as the Margin Protection Plan for Dairy, or MPP-Dairy.  Like MILC, this new program will be administered through your local Farm […]

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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 […]

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Custom Rate Guide 2013 now available

Custom Rate Guide 2013 now available

The 2013 NASS Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide has been released.

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Parent Pact

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 […]

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Reproducing Profitability Workshops

Reproducing Profitability Workshops

Are a dairy producer, veterinarian, or consultant interested in learning about the latest innovations in dairy reproductive practices to improve reproductive efficiency and profitability? If so make plans to attend a University of Wisconsin-Extension’s Reproducing Profitability Workshop in November. These solution-oriented workshops provide you with practical ideas ready to be applied on a farm. UW-Extension/Madison […]

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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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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

The Marquette County Family Resource Directory2014-15 lists and describes many services and opportunities. It has a Table of Contents to guide you.  Updates are made as things change.  Directory is a service of UW-Extension in Marquette County and CAP Services, Inc.  Let us know about needed changes or additions by calling 608-297-3141 or email jackie.stoneman@ces.uwex.edu

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Marquette County Barn Quilts

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! 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 Cabin at […]

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