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Wood County Clean Sweep – September 7, 2019

Wood County Agriculture and Household Clean Sweep Saturday, September 7th, 2019 – 8am-12pm Saratoga Town Hall – 1116 State Highway 73 Please click here to view the 2019 Clean Sweep brochure. Households and farms use and store a variety of chemicals. Improperly stored or disposed chemicals can cause health problems and contamination of groundwater, surface […]

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Small Community Forum – Nekoosa

Wisconsin Rural Partners, in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, USDA, UW-Extension, Wisconsin Downtown Action Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, host multiple Small Community Forums annually throughout the state of Wisconsin. Now in their ninth year, a Small Community Forum will be held at the Nekoosa Community Center on September 11th, 2019 […]

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Raising A Thinking Child

How can you communicate with your 4-7 year old child and get them to respond?
Join us for Raising A Thinking Child, an evidence-based workshop series to help you guide your child to solve common, every day problems through communication.

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March 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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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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5 Ways To Prune Trees And Promote Growth

When temperatures warm in late winter and early spring, it’s a good time to take advantage of these conditions to plan tree pruning. This practice helps maintain the size of trees, allows better light penetration into their crowns, minimizes disease, promotes better bloom, increases safety by removing dead and broken branches and enhances their overall […]

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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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