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Positive Youth Development Educator position has been posted

The Positive Youth Development Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include: – Lead and manage the 4-H program and volunteers in efforts to strengthen the 4-H program, especially in the areas of youth and adult volunteer development, leadership development, marketing […]


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.


Growing Industrial Hemp

Growing Industrial Hemp in Wisconsin Visit the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection for information https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/IndustrialHemp.aspx about how to grow industrial hemp under the pilot research program that was newly authorized by the Wisconsin Legislature. From the DATCP website, you may access links to additional industrial hemp information, and you may register to receive […]


Farming Your Finances

This two-day workshop covering financial fundamentals for farm (and other) businesses is offered by Taylor County and Marathon County UW-Extension. Learn about recordkeeping, balance sheets, income statements, and more. We will use a case study to look at financial position and performance on a farm. The instructors will be available after the workshop to answer […]


North-Central Heart of the Farm

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Belvedere Supper Club M329 State Highway 97 Marshfield $25/person includes materials, lunch, snacks, and chair massage Send name, address, phone, email (if any), and check to: Wood County—Extension Office c/o HOF-Wood County PO Box 8095 400 Market Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495 For more information, […]

Community garden

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 should reserve […]