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2015 Marquette County 4-H Project Guide

2015 Marquette County 4-H Project Guide

A 4-H project is an area that you want to learn more about during the year.

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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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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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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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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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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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