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FREE 2017 Plant Disease Seminar

Growing Healthy Plants: Basics in Plant Disease Management

Friday, May 12, 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Portage County Public Library, Pinery Room
Pre-Registration is Required, Seating is Limited

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Master Gardener 2017 Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 20, 2017 8 – 11 a.m. at the Portage County Business Park (Rettler Corporation, 3317 Business Park Dr., Stevens Point) From our gardens to yours … perennials, vegetables, grasses, and herbs. Come join us! Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions and help you choose wisely.

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2017 Town Officials Workshops

Workshops for town board members, clerks, and treasurers are available throughout the state in May, sponsored by UW-Extension, the Wisconsin Towns Association, and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities! Click to learn more!

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Manure Safety Warning

The weekend of October 22-23, facilities in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin lost feeder steers in incidents related to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) during pump-out. At this time we are not able to explain why there has been an uptick in incidents.

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Register Now for PACE!

Learn more about how Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) can help finance energy efficiency, clean energy, and water conservation improvements for Portage County homes and businesses! Click the link to learn more and stay in the loop about a future PACE Leaders Workshop!

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Portage County Plat Books Available at UWEX

The 2014 Portage County Plat Book is the most current edition available.  Plat books are a convenient reference for local governments, private realty, surveying companies, and the general public.  They also help support our Portage County 4-H programs.

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Farmer to Farmer Hay, Forage and Corn List

The Farmer to Farmer Hay, Forage and Corn List puts Wisconsin farmers in touch with one another for the purpose of buying and/or selling corn silage, high moisture corn, haylage, hay, and straw. The farmer to farmer list is free of charge to both buyers and sellers. Users can list or search for hay, alfalfa […]

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