FoodWIse – a new name for the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at […]

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Ag Plastic Recycling Coming Back to Taylor County

Revolution Plastics is expanding their baling plants to Appleton and Eau Claire, and they are now looking at serving Taylor County. Revolution Plastics provides farms and dairies with free, on-farm ag and silage plastic collection including a dumpster in which to store your ag plastic. If you are interested, see the Revolution Plastics Ag Plastic […]

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How UW-Extension Benefits Taylor County Video

Local connection to the University of Wisconsin Good for the community A few of the programs mentioned: Strong Bones strength training Beef Quality Assurance – workshops where you can learn from others Nutrition, safety Watch this short video to see what Taylor County residents have to say about how UW-Extension has helped them.

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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. Gardening season is winding down and current renters should have their beds cleaned out by November 1. If you have garlic or  perennial vegetables, please mark those squares. Those who rented gardens this year can reserve […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

NEW: Producer and Youth Producer Guide to the Veterinary Feed Directive (4 page pdf) 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 […]

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