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Fair Week UW Extension Office Hours

The week of August 1, 2022, the UW Extension office may have limited hours. Most of our staff will be interacting with the community at the Wisconsin Valley Fair. Please call ahead before stopping at the office this week. See you at the fair! 715-261-1230.


2021 Plat Books On Sale Now!

The 2021 Marathon County Plat book is available for purchase for $40 at the Extension Marathon County Office. Those interested can also register for a chance to win a free premium wall map or SmartMap. For more information, please contact the office at 715-261-1230.


Grilled Cheese Competition

The Marathon County Grilled Cheese competition is organized by the University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension.  The competition will be held during the 154th Wisconsin Valley Fair.  Competitors will have 30 minutes to create two delicious grilled cheese sandwiches from the ingredients provided. Registration and payments are due by July 20. More information […]


Determining a Fair Price for Oats and Peas

Calls and questions about the value of standing forage crops in the field for the upcoming growing season are already beginning. The most important thing to understand is when I get these types of questions it is not my intent to “set the price” for any given commodity, but instead to offer up some considerations […]

Romaine Calm and Garden On

Learn to Garden!

Romaine Calm and Garden On is a 12-session gardening series, designed to give beginning gardeners on a budget the skills they need to successfully grow fresh vegetables.


Horse and Horseless Horse Project

The Wood County Horse and Pony Project invites Horse and Horseless Horse project members and leaders to these upcoming Horse programs in Wood County.  There is an educational meeting on February 19th, and a Tack Swap on March 19. Introduction to Model Horse Showing & Hippology Snyder 4-H Tack Swap