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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Information

Recent outbreaks of avian influenza on Midwest poultry farms have raised many questions. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has provided several fact sheets on the Animal Diseases/Avian Influenza page of their website. Lisa Olson-McDonald, West Central Regional Director of Wisconsin Emergency Management, has recommended these two fact sheets in particular: […]


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 […]


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 […]

Camp Upham Woods

4-H Camp

June 29 – July 2 Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center near Wisconsin Dells. Nature exploration, archeology, caving, hiking, crafts, and more. Must register through 4-H Online. Registration opens May 2 and closes May 22. For 4-H members who have completed grades 3-8. $50 per camper. Pay at the Taylor County UW-Extension office or mail check […]

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Managing Your Money Class Schedule for 2015

2015 Managing Your Money Develop your personal spending plan. Learn how to keep track of your spending. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED: 715-748-3327, ext 3 or ext 9 Each class meets once a week for 3 weeks.   Wednesdays, May 20, 27, June 3: 1-3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, September 23, 30, October 7: 1-3 p.m.  6-8 […]