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Beef Judging Contest on May 17

Beef Judging Contest on May 17

UW-Extension Taylor County and the North Central Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association (NCWCA) will team up to host a Beef Judging Contest on Saturday, May 17, at the Brecke Rodeo Arena, W7939 State Highway 64, Medford, Wis. This contest is held in conjunction with NCWCA’s annual Beef Round-Up.

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Job Listing – 4-H Youth Development Educator (100%) in Taylor County

Job Listing – 4-H Youth Development Educator (100%) in Taylor County

Application due date is May 6, 2014. OVERVIEW As a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, employed with Taylor County, the 4-H Youth Development Educator is an educational leader in teaching, accessing and applying research findings in the social, human, and behavioral sciences.  The 4-H Youth Development Educator takes a scholarly approach […]

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Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation set for May 6

Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation set for May 6

UW-Extension Taylor County and the North Central Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association will host a Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation Clinic on Tuesday, May 6 at the Taylor County Fairgrounds, located at the intersection of State Highways 64 and 13 in Medford, Wis. Bulls represent half of a successful natural mating program. Bulls should be examined for physical abnormalities and sperm quality. Our long cold winter weather may have impacted your bull’s fertility. It is in the farm’s best interest to know the bull’s fertility prior to the mating season.

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Updated Custom Rate Guide available

Updated Custom Rate Guide available

The 2013 NASS Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide has been released. Inside you will find land tillage, fertilizer and chemical application, planting, manure services, hay and haylage harvest, corn silage services, grain and corn stalk harvesting, grain drying, and machinery rental.

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4-H talents on display at Cultural Arts Festival

4-H talents on display at Cultural Arts Festival

From music and public speaking to art and posters, 4-H members from Taylor County put on an impressive display of talent on Saturday during the annual Cultural Arts Festival.

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4-H Cultural Arts Festival

4-H Cultural Arts Festival

The 2014 Taylor County 4-H Cultural Arts Festival is set for Saturday, March 22, at Holy Rosary Social Center in Medford. The festival is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Judges will award prizes for performances and exhibits. 4-H members will also hold a bake sale during the event with proceeds going to charity. Join us […]

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March/April 4-H Newsletter

March/April 4-H Newsletter

The March/April issue of the Taylor County 4-H Newsletter is now available.

In this newsletter, you will find:

Taylor County 4-H Cultural Arts Festival – March 22 (register by March 15)
STEM Night – Vermiculture (Worm Composting) – March 10
Taylor County 4-H Scholarship applications due April 1

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Tiffany Langteau Memorial Calf Grant

The Wisconsin District 4 Holstein Association is offering a $1500 calf grant awarded to an individual in the district (counties including Clark, Lincoln, Marathon, Portage, Taylor or Wood counties). The grant is awarded through the Tiffany Langteau Memorial. Funds have been raised by selling embryos at the Central Wisconsin Summer Event and the Marathon County Holstein Association Sale.

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Community Garden Plots Available

Community Garden Plots Available

Garden plots are available at the Community Gardens in Medford for those who don’t have a good place for a vegetable garden at home or would just like a chance to meet other gardeners. Most beds are 4’ x 8’ and can be rented for $10 for the season. Smaller beds are $5. One elevated […]

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Many upcoming programs highlighted in new Taylor’d Ag News

Many upcoming programs highlighted in new Taylor’d Ag News

The Taylor County UW-Extension will offer many programs and trainings to area farmers and agribusinesses this winter. The new Taylor’d Ag News includes registration information for these as well as interesting articles and resources on crops, feed, winter calf health, managing farm finances and much more!

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2014 Taylor County Plat Book now on sale

2014 Taylor County Plat Book now on sale

The 2014 edition of the Taylor County Plat Book is now available. The Plat Book is one of the major fundraisers for the Federation of Taylor County 4-H. All proceeds from plat book sales are used stay local to benefit the 4-H program. Plat books are $35 and may be purchased at the UW-Extension Office, […]

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