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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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Cow-calf meeting August 19, 2014

Cow-calf meeting August 19, 2014

A UW-Extension Beef Cow/Calf producer meeting is being offered to producers of all sizes and the agriculture professionals who service their operations. The evening’s agenda will include a farm tour, meal, and speakers. Speaker topics will include: Preventing and Managing Pinkeye, Herd Sire Health and Management, Vaccination Protocols for Your Herd, and Keeping Cattle Safe on Pasture. The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Tower Hill Farms located at 6676 State Highway 13-34, Rudolph, WI 54475. Registration fee is $10 with preregistration prior to August 8 or $15 at the door/registration after August 8. For more information or to register please call the UW-Extension office at 608-297-3141.

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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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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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Marquette County Barn Quilt Block Contest 2014 County Fair, July 9-13th

Marquette County Barn Quilt Block Contest 2014 County Fair, July 9-13th

The Marquette County Barn Quilt and Hidden History Murals (BQHHM) committee is offering a Barn Quilt Block Contest during the 2014 Marquette County Fair.

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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 Directory2013-4 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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