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REGISTER BY OCT 14th for Raising a Thinking Child

Parents can register until Wed, Oct 14th for “Raising a Thinking Child” – a series designed for parents of children ages 4-7 who want to boost their brain power!  It will be held at Westfield Elementary School, Monday evenings, October 19 – December 7th.   Child care and a light family meal are provided at […]

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You’re Invited: Parent Cafes – Oct 13, 19 & 27 in Westfield

A great new way to build your family!  Parent Cafes in Westfield! Learn more about these enjoyable events by opening this flyer: Parent Cafe Flyer 2015 .  “Like” the Parent Cafe Facebook page to get updates. Make new and visit old friends Share ideas and enjoy “me” time Discuss family hopes and dreams

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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

The Family Resource Directory 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. Marquette County Family Resource Directory ( PDF, 20 pages, 1,014 kb) Marquette County Family Resource Directory (Google Drive Document) Let us know about […]

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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