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4-H Food Stand Manager and Assistant Manager Needed

The Marquette County 4-H Leaders Association is now taking applications for Food Stand  Manager and Assistant Manager.  The Food Stand Manager would be responsible for operating the 4-H food stand at the Marquette County Fair, July 9-12 and must be available to the food stand during those times.  Manager is responsible for set-up, preparation, final […]


Strengthening Families Program 2015

Strengthening Families for families with children ages 10-14 – an enjoyable, skill-building opportunity for the entire family that really works – and we have the evidence to prove it! Help your family grow together, be happier and closer, and help your kids avoid the dangerous pitfalls of adolescence. The program goes for Seven (7) Tuesday evenings […]

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Babysitting Certification June 13, 2015

Babysitting Basics & CPR Certification for youth ages 12-15 on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 8am – 5pm at the Marquette County Services Center, 480 Underwood Avenue in Montello. The cost is $25.00. Registration deadline is June 8th. 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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Join the fun! Family Adventure Day – May 9th

Fun and activities for families in Marquette County! Exhibitors, food, scheduled shows, and prizes. May 9th 10am-2pm. Montello High School Varsity Gym and Outdoor Area.  Click on the picture to see the whole banner.  Scheduled shows will be posted soon. Sponsored by High Marq Environmental Charter School, UW-Extension, Health Department, CAP Services-Head Start, Literacy Volunteers-Marquette […]


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

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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