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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 […]

Homemade Preserves

Food Preservation Series

Gardens, farm food stands, and farmer’s markets offer an abundance of high quality and often inexpensive fruits and vegetables. Learn to take advantage of these delicious and nutritious foods by attending one or all of our Food Preservation series programs. Upcoming programs include: July 7 – Canning or Freezing Fruits July 21 – Canning or […]


Artificial Insemination Certification Program

Learn to artificially inseminate your own dairy or beef cattle. Workshop includes both classroom and on-farm activities. Learn the benefits of using AI instead of a bull, the importance of heat detection and how to better detect heat, and various estrous synchronization protocols. 2-day workshop – Monday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 14. Workshop is […]


Growing Soybeans?

If you grow soybeans, UW-Extension has a new website, CoolBean.info, dedicated to soybean research and information for growers. The site also includes information about small grains: barley, oat, and wheat. The site is sponsored by the Wisconsin Soybean Extension Program and the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board. One report on the site that may be of […]

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Pricing Hay? Try the New UW-Extension App

May 18, 2015 Contact: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Waupaca County, 715-258-6230 or greg.blonde@ces.uwex.edu Waupaca, Wis. – It’s that time of the year when fresh mowed hay fills the air across Wisconsin, which also means many farmers and rural neighbors will be negotiating the sale of standing hay. An estimated 2.5 million acres of dry hay and […]

Dog Training

4-H Dog Project Class starts May 13

Classes start Wednesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. Classes will be held, initially, at W6821 Wester Ave (west of Medford on Hwy 64 to Castle Rd, 2 miles north to Wester Ave.) There will be 12 sessions: 6 on Wednesday evenings and 6 on Sunday evenings. Sunday sessions start May 17 (There will be no […]

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Medford Farmer’s Markets Open May 9 and May 19

Opening Dates: Saturday, May 9, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. or until products are sold out. Taylor County Fairgrounds on the corner of Highways 13 and 64 in Medford Runs through October 31 Tuesday, May 19, 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. City of Medford Parking Lot on Whelen St just south of Highway 64 (Broadway […]