Red Barn, Agriculture in Portage CountyAg News & Events:

  • Farm & Tractor Safety Camp
    Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety training?
  • Farming in Difficult Times
    This meeting is for farmers, farm service agencies and professionals that work with farmers.  The goal is to provide sources of information and services for farmers dealing with difficult times in agriculture.
  • 2017 Portage County Plat Books Now Available!
    It's finally here! The 2017 Portage County Plat Book is now available. Get ready for hunting season and purchase yours today at Portage County UW-Extension! All proceeds from the plat books support the Portage County 4-H Program.
  • Soil Testing
    Portage County UW-Extension is offering soil testing for lawns, gardens, and fields.
  • 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.


Portage County Agriculture Information

Portage County Agriculture: Value & Economic Impact Brochure (PDF, 295 KB)


If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Portage County, please contact:

Ken Schroeder
Portage County – UW Extension
Portage County Annex Building
1462 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481-5246
Phone: 715-346-1316
Fax: 715-346-1323