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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 […]


Pesticide Applicator Training – December 1

Pesticide applicators who would like to get certified or re-certified for General Farming Pesticide Application may do so by attending a training session and taking the exam on December 1, 2015, at the County/USDA Ag Service Center, 925 Donald St., Medford. Preregistration with payment of $30 is required. You can preregister at the UW-Extension office, […]

4-H Shooting Sports

4-H Shooting Sports Intro Meeting

Tuesday, November 10, 7 p.m. County/USDA Ag Service Center, 925 Donald St, Medford For 4-H members who are interested in 4-H Shooting Sports and their parents. We will discuss the best days/times to hold the Shooting Sports classes and provide basic information about the program.


Interim 4-H Youth Development Educator Job Announcement

UW-Extension will be hiring a Taylor County Interim 4-H Youth Development Educator. This will be a one-year appointment to begin in mid-January 2016 and continue through mid-January 2017. It could continue beyond that date depending on need and acceptable performance. This position will be at 60-100% time. A bachelor’s degree is the minimum educational requirement. […]


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 […]

Hay Pricing App Graphic

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 […]

Wheelbarrow of Money

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 […]