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Check our Calendar of Events

Need to check details for an event, verify a date, or find a location? Check our new Calendar of Events, which you can access from the menu at the top of the page. This is a one-stop calendar for all of our events – 4-H, agriculture workshops, classes, etc., but it is a work in […]

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Community Gardens in Medford

The purpose of the Community Gardens is to provide a low-cost gardening site for community members to grow vegetables. Beds will be available to rent this summer. We hope that the beds will be ready to plant by May 15. Most of the beds are 4′ x 8′. The cost is $10 for the season. […]


4-H Leaders D.O.T.S Training

Are you a Taylor County 4-H Leader looking for a new and exciting opportunity to share with your club? If so, please join us May 9, 2016 4:30-7:30 p.m at the UW-Extension Building for a Digital Observation Technology Skills (DOTS) training! DOTS are a great way for kids to get up close and personal with […]

Clean Sweep Items 2016

Clean Sweep – Saturday, May 7

NOTE: Due to funding cuts, these will be the only Clean Sweep collections in Taylor County in 2016. There will be no collection in August. Medford – Taylor County Fairgrounds (NW Corner of State Highways 13 and 64) 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Gilman – High School Student Parking Lot (East Crumb St) 2:00 p.m. […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

The Veterinary Feed Directive(VFD) rules enacted in October 2015 require livestock farmers to correctly apply VFD Orders and retain all VFD Orders for two (2) years, producing them for inspection when requested to do so. VFD Orders may be stored electronically or as hard copy paper. Sandy Stuttgen has created a summary sheet which will […]


Grape Pruning Workshop

Take the mystery out of pruning grapes. Dr. Brian Smith, Fruit Production Specialist at UW-River Falls, will demonstrate how to properly prune grapes and participants will have a chance to practice. (Bring pruning tools if you have them. Some tools will be available.) Thursday, April 7, 5:15 – 7 p.m. W2306 Wood Creek Ave, Rib […]


Implements of Husbandry and Agricultural Commercial Vehicles News

A new interactive map from DATCP allows users to check what regulations apply to travel by farm vehicles and equipment on federal, state, county, and local roads. This tool may be especially useful for those who use roads in neighboring counties. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has an overview of the regulations that apply. The […]