January-March Food News Flash

In 2017, we are changing the frequency of the Food News Flash. It will now be published quarterly, but is still full of great information, tips, recipes and educational opportunities.

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Healthy Soil, Healthy Water Workshop

Monday, March 6, 2017 8:30-3:00pm Marshfield Agricultural Research Station 2611 Yellowstone Dr., Marshfield, WI At the Healthy Soil, Healthy Water Workshop, farmers and others in the Wisconsin River Basin will hear firsthand from individuals involved in locally-led efforts to build soil health, conserve nutrients, reduce erosion, and improve water quality. Keynote speakers Shane Wucherpfennig and Rick […]

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Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Look To Future Markets

Wisconsin growers produced between 5.85 and 5.9 million barrels of cranberries in 2016, according the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. That harvest would come close to a record they set in 2013 with a crop of more than 6 million barrels — about 6 million pounds, as a barrel equals about 100 pounds of fruit. A […]

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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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