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Office Closed – Wednesday, May 25th

Extension Wood County will be closed on Wednesday, May 25th for professional development and a staff retreat. Normal office hours will resume on Thursday, 5/26. If you need immediate assistance, please contact Area Director Jason Hausler at 715-533-8006. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

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Changes to Soil Sample Services

The UW Soil and Forage Lab in Marshfield has closed and all UW soil samples are being processed at the Madison, WI lab. Due to this, the Extension Wood County office will no longer be accepting soil samples. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. While we are not able to accept soil samples […]

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Extension Wellness Series

Join us for our Extension Wellness Series! Classes are held every Tuesday with virtual and in-person options. Each week features a different topic, from financial wellness to gardening to healthy foods and more! Register for just one class or as many as you like. There will be monthly prize drawings; you will receive one entry […]

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Pressure Canner Testing

Your Extension Wood County office offers FREE pressure canning testing for dial gauge canners. To learn more about the types of canners, click here.
Call 715-421-8437 or email familyliving@co.wood.wi.us to schedule your appointment!

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Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Extension is holding a number of FREE Mental Health First Aid Trainings in the upcoming months. Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training will give you the skills you need to reach out an provide initial support to someone […]

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Wood County Rural Economic Development Plan

Over the last year and a half, Community Development Educator, Nancy Turyk, worked with Wood County staff and supervisors along with numerous county organizations and individuals to develop Wood County’s first-ever Economic Development Plan. After unanimous approval by the Wood County Board in early April, the Economic Development Plan will now act as a guiding […]

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