Equipage – Peer to Peer Rental Site for Agriculturalists

The first of its kind, Equipage is a posting site to provide equitable access to farm equipment and tools. It is often difficult for beginning, and even experienced, farmers to borrow, rent, or contract equipment they need in a timely and affordable manner. Equipage was created to facilitate those relationships. Functioning similar to Craigslist or Facebook […]

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Marathon County Master Gardener Horticulture Education

Interested in becoming a Marathon County Master Gardener? Local, in-person classes for Marathon County volunteers will be held at 212 River Drive, Room 3, Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm from September 19th – December 5th. The cost for the course is $125.Registration is open until September 5th to the first 15 paid participants. Use this form to register for […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ag Scholarships Available

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin currently has two scholarship opportunities for youth graduating from high school and pursing education in the agriculture fields. Sliwicki DCE Scholarship Information Marathon County Farm Technology Days Scholarship Information GROWMARK Foundation Scholarship  

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