Saratoga Well Water Testing

The Wood County Health Department and UW-Extension are offering well water testing to homeowners in the Town of Saratoga in sections 20, 21, 28 and 29 at the request of Town Officials.   The County is partnering with the UW-Stevens Point Water and Environmental Analysis Lab to analyze well water samples.  The laboratory is state-certified for the particular […]

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Heart of the Farm- Women in Agriculture Conference

Join us for the 2017 Heart of the Farm- Women in Agriculture Conference on Tuesday, March 21st at the Mead Wildlife Education and Visitor Center. Program 9:30 am: Introductions 10:00 am: Communication is Key!  Lyssa Seefeldt, Agriculture Agent, Marquette  County. Communication on a farm is critical to the success of the farm.  Understanding what motivates […]

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November Lunch & Learn

Each month, Wood County UW-Extension, in conjunction with the Wood County Health Department, Healthy People Wood County and Wisconsin Rapids Community Media collaborate to provide a Lunch & Learn for employees and community members.

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2016 Soil Judging Contest Results

Sixty-one local high school agriculture students from Auburndale, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Pittsville recently participated in the 2016 Wood County Soil Judging Contest, held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. The contest was hosted at Carey and Karen Jones’ farm, which is operated by Edward and Mary Lou Kollross. As wise land use becomes more critical […]

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Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2013

Ag land values steady in 1013.  The Center for Dairy Profitablilty has provided Wisconsin Agricultural Land Prices for 2013.  “Weakened commmodity prices and the threat of rising interest rates combined to hold the lid on Wisconsin agricultural land prices in 2013.  While commodity prices have softened in the 2nd half of 2013, the transfer return […]

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