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Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater

Heavy rains and the flowing waters that result can contaminate plants growing in the garden and create a food safety hazard. As floodwater moves into your garden, it can carry raw sewage overflow, farm and domestic animal waste, river or pond water, and agricultural run-off, all of which can be sources of human pathogens such as […]

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Food Safety for Flooded Farms

Flooding events, especially during the harvest season, can have a significant impact on a farm’s bottom line. Growers need to also consider food safety impacts as they assess damage and consider their options. Several resources are available to help growers in the aftermath of  significant rain events. Visit:https://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/2018/08/31/food-safety-for-flooded-farms/ for more information.

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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

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (Google Drive Document; updates are made regularly) The Marquette County Family Resources Directory lists many services and opportunities. Table of Contents is on page 3. Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call UWEX at 608-297-3141 or email jackie.stoneman@ces.uwex.edu Updates are made as things change. The Directory is a service of Marquette County […]

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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 […]

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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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