The Recycling Authority will collect “old tires” on the following dates: August 12th August 26th Gilman Highway Department-W14343 Babit Ave Town of Holway – W8581 County Rd A Medford Highway Department-Fairgrounds Collection Time: 8:00 a.m. to Noon at all sites Tire Size Cost Up to 22″ (car/SUV/pick-up) $4 23″ – 24″ (includes semi tires) […]
UW-Madison Division of Extension Community Food Systems Program is partnering with Green Bay nonprofit New Food Forum to organize a 2-day summit for Wisconsin food and farming entrepreneurs! The 2023 FEED Summit will be held in-person on November 13-14, 2023, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This year’s theme is: ADDING VALUE to Your Food or Farming Business!
Please note: All county buildings, including the County/USDA Service Center where the Extension office is located, is open for public access however, Extension Educators are most often working remotely with clients and partners and are not in the office on a regular basis. If you need information or materials or think that you have a […]
Extension Taylor County provides programs and information about many topics. Please complete this contact form if you would like to receive email notices or mailings to keep you up to date about our programming and other information. We will maintain your privacy, and we will not share your contact information with others. Your phone number […]
For anyone who would like to keep exercising at home, this video of a full Strong Bodies class (Strong Women, Strong Bones) may provide inspiration and guidance. https://www.pbs.org/video/university-place-strong-women-strong-bones/
Among the most destructive pests in yards and gardens is the Japanese beetle, a relative newcomer to Taylor County. Although they have been creating problems in more southern parts of the state for some time, they have not been a serious problem here until the last few years, when we have had a few landowners […]
Extension has a new publication featuring a month-by-month chart of what produce is in season. What’s in Season?
The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a […]
The purpose of the Community Gardens is to provide a low-cost gardening site for community members to grow vegetables. Gardening season is winding down and current renters should have their beds cleaned out by November 15. If you have garlic or perennial vegetables, please mark those squares. Those who rented gardens this year should reserve […]
An updated version of the Directory of Services for families and other residents of Taylor County is now available. Find phone numbers and addresses of services related to health, education, employment, housing, food, recreation, and more. Hard copies can be made available through the UW-Extension office and other sources.
A growing interest in eating local foods has led to the development of the Wisconsin Local Food Locator. This new website helps consumers find local food producers/vendors (farmers markets, farm food stands, CSAs, and other local sources) and provides producers with a way to let consumers know where they are located and what they sell. […]
A few of the programs mentioned: Watch this short video to see what Taylor County residents have to say about how UW-Extension has helped them.
NEW: Producer and Youth Producer Guide to the Veterinary Feed Directive (4 page pdf) The Veterinary Feed Directive(VFD) rules enacted in October 2015 require livestock farmers to correctly apply VFD Orders and retain all VFD Orders for two (2) years, producing them for inspection when requested to do so. VFD Orders may be stored electronically […]