Donating to Food Pantries

While food pantries need food donations all year long, the fall and winter holidays often are a time for food drives and extra individual donations. This recent UW-Extension article gives guidelines for making your food donations.

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StrongBodies Classes for Women and Men – new classes in January, 2018

Reflecting its broadened scope and audience, StrongBodies is the new name for the former StrongWomen and Strong Bones programs. This strength-training program is for both women and men, with an emphasis on those 40 years of age and older. Previous classes have included participants in their 70s and 80s. In addition to building stronger bones, […]

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National Agricultural Statistics Service – Wisconsin

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a […]

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Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2017

A new version of the Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide was released in March 2018. The Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide 2017 (.pdf) includes data on: manure services land tillage operations planting operations fertilizer and chemical applications haylage harvest operations hay harvest operations hay baling, wrapping, and hauling corn silage harvest operations silage bagging harvesting grain and […]

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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 15. If you have garlic or  perennial vegetables, please mark those squares. Those who rented gardens this year should reserve […]

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The Directory of Services for Taylor County Families has been updated

An updated version of the Directory of Services for families and other residents of Taylor County is now available. Find phone numbers and addresses of services related to health, education, employment, housing, food, recreation, and more. Hard copies will be available in May through the UW-Extension office and other sources.

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