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Local Government Essentials Series

In partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin League of Municipalities and the Wisconsin Counties Association the University of Wisconsin – Extension Local Government Center is hosting a three part teleconference series titled “Local Government Essentials”. These programs were designed to offer an overview of fundamental topics local governments will face this spring. Each […]

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Sauk County Drinking Water Testing Program

The luxury of quality drinking water is something that many of us commonly take for granted. Municipal and other public water supplies are subject to strict guidelines and water quality testing to ensure that the water meets the current drinking water standards and is safe to drink. However there are over 800,000 private wells which […]

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Ag Plastics Recycling Program

Bring your ag plastics and used waste motor oil to the Sauk County Highway Shop, 620 STH 136, West Baraboo on Wednesday, February 25, from 10:00 a.m.-noon. Farmers will be able to drop off their silage bags, bunker covers, net wrap, bale wrap, plastic feed bags, hoop film, and waste oil. Plastic feed bags and […]

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Agriculture Program Lunch -n- Learn Meetings

March 4, 2015 Lunch -n- Learn on Reproductive Management starting at the Rock Springs Library Reproduction Management LunchNLearn March 4 March 11, 2015 Lunch -n- Learn on Calf Management starting at the Prairie du Sac Town Hall Calf Management LunchNLearn March 11


Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview

Steve Deller, Professor and Community Development Economist from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, presented a Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview at the Bank of Prairie du Sac on January 26, 2015.  Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview by Steve Deller

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Early Winter Manure Spreading

What to Consider When Spreading Manure During This Notorious November Even in normal years the most ideal window for spreading stored manure can feel brief. And this year has been anything but normal. With a wet spring delaying planting and ultimately corn harvest, along with the arrival of an early winter, it seems the prime […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

The tax bills have been sent out for 2014 property taxes and many people don’t really know what all of the information on those statements means or how the amounts were determined. They pay their tax – the amount due as shown – but don’t understand it all. Attached you will find a sample of […]