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The UW-Extension office is hosting a series of free Financial Capability classes, designed to teach basic financial principles to attendees, and provide them with information and resources to make better decisions regarding their money.


Farm Technology Days Wood County 2018 – Host Farm Application

Attached is a copy of the Host Farm Application and Agreement for Farm Technology Days. Wood County is hosting Farm Technology Days in July of 2018. If you or anyone you know may be interested in being the host farm for the event please fill out the application and agreement and return to the UW-Extension […]


Watch for Late Blight in Tomatoes and Potatoes!!!

This is Late Blight Season: Know the Symptoms and Get Disease Confirmation By: Ken Schroeder, Agricultural Agent UW-Extension, Portage County http://portage.uwex.edu/   Late Blight Phytophthora infestans, has been confirmed on potatoes and tomatoes in Wisconsin every year since 2009.  As I write this, July 9th late blight has been reported in 3 central Wisconsin counties. […]


Cranberry Newsletter Issue #4

CRANBERRY NEWSLETTER June 12 – Copy This is the 4th issue of the Cranberry Crop Management Newsletter. Issues 5-10 will be uploaded throughout the remainder of the cranberry season. If you would like to be added to our email or mailing list please contact our office at (715) 421-8440. Thank you. The Wood County UW-Extension […]

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July Food News Flash

The July Food News Flash is now available! This issue includes: Tips to keep food safe during power outages A great recipe for turkey and cucumber sandwiches Local Wood County Farmers’ Markets To read the full issue, click here.  


Cranberry Crop Management Journals

Included are the Cranberry Crop Management Journals Issue 1, 2, and 3 for the 2015 year. Issues 4-10 will be printed and posted throughout the remainder of the cranberry growing season. If you would like to be added to our mailing or email list to receive the issues regularly you can contact our office at […]


Updated Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2014

Attached is an update to the Wisconsin Ag Land Value paper. Strong milk prices and competition for nutrient management seemed to keep average bare land prices strong again in 2014. Lower commodity prices and the potential for higher interest rates later in 2015 may cause the market to cool down.  Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2014  


Money Smart Week

April 18-25 is Money Smart Week!
We have some exciting events planned to help you learn more about financial basics and how you can take control of your financial situation.