UW Extension Staff Retreat

We will be closed Thursday, May 25 for a staff retreat. We will re-open Friday with regular business hours. Please contact Jeremy Solin at 715-498-7051 with any immediate needs.

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.

Come Derby with Us!

Do you have a youth that is interested in cars and racing?  Then we have the event for you.  Pinewood Derby is an event that allows youth to decorate wooden cars that can then be raced for fun. If your youth is interested in creating and racing a derby car, sign-up today! To simplify the […]

Growing Blueberries – in Containers?

Blueberries are a favorite summer treat, but can be challenging for home growers due to the low soil pH requirements. Growing blueberries in containers is an alternative option for the backyard grower. In this program, we will cover growing medium preparation, cultivar selection, fertilization, and overwintering containerized blueberry bushes. This event is in-person and will […]

Growing Veggies in Containers

Short on space, but still want to grow some fresh vegetables? In this program, we will cover selecting appropriate crops and varieties, container selection, soil, watering and fertilizing, as well as pest and disease management. This event is in-person and will not be recorded. More information on the Horticulture Programs page

Growing Raspberries – A Berry Good Time

Have you thought about adding raspberries to your landscape? In this program we will cover everything raspberries- from plant selection, planting, maintenance, and pest control. This event is in-person and will not be recorded. More information on the Horticulture Programs page

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 […]

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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