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Enroll in 4-H Today

NEW 4-H Year Begins October 1     October 1 brings the beginning of the NEW 2016-2007 4-H Year.  4-H Enrollment is now open on wi.4honline.com . All 4-H members must be enrolled and have their final projects selected by December 1, 2016. The following are instructions for RE-ENROLLMENT.  If you did not enroll in 4-H last year, […]


Flooding In Sauk County- In the Fields

Many Sauk County farmers were affected by the September flooding.  Crops may be lost as a result from these high waters.  Here is some helpful information about what to do when heavy moisture has affected your growing season- “Wet Wisconsin: Moldy Corn and Crop Insurance”. For more questions, please contact the UW-Extension office at 608-355-3250 […]

Severe flooding in Reedsburg from 2008.

Flooding In Sauk County- Around the House

The unseasonably rainy weather has caused flooding to occur thorough parts out Sauk County.  Many households are affected by flooding.  Sauk County Health Department has Flood Health and Safety Tips for you and your family. Here are a few tips from UW-Extension when cleaning up these flooded areas.  More information on flooding and flood recovery can be […]

Get ready for next season while you can.

Garden Calendar for October

As the gardening season slows down, preparation for the next season starts.  It’s a race against time to get it all done!  Here is a helpful article brought to you by Sharon Morrisey, Consumer Horticulture Agent from Milwaukee County, to help you get all those chores done.  


Sauk County Farm Connect Guide

This special listing ties together Wisconsin’s largest industry – agriculture – with another of its top segments – tourism. You don’t have to be a Sauk County visitor to locate area farmers who directly market their products to discerning consumers – everyone is welcome to shop at these local agribusinesses and, in the process, put […]


Join the Innovation Champions Group

Do you have an idea for a business, an invention, or want to expand your business?  Get help from area mentors from Columbia, Marquette, and Sauk county who have successful businesses.  Join us at the initial meeting of the Innovation Champions Group. The first meeting will be held July 21, 2016 at 5pm at the […]


nEXT Generation: Changes within UW-Extension

The nEXT Generation is a framework to address the UW-Extension (Cooperative Extension) $3.6 million share of state cuts to the University of Wisconsin System. The overall goal: Establish a model that is fiscally sustainable and makes Cooperative Extension more relevant, flexible, and digital—positioned to serve further generations of Wisconsin residents. Over the past century, UW-Extension, […]

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Sauk County Next Generation

The Sauk County Economic Development Committee launched an initiative to learn more about the desires of adults, ages 25-35, and how to attract and retain them to live and work in the county. The initiative, called Next Generation Sauk County, is the county’s first placemaking area of focus. To learn more read the full report. Next Generation Sauk […]


Women Owned Businesses: An Economic Growth Opportunity for Wisconsin?

The surge of women entrepreneurs and business owners in recent decades coupled with the increasing number of women in management has changed the gender composition of business leaders in the U.S. Recent reports by UW-Extension provide a detailed descriptive analysis of women owned and managed businesses, and they outline specific strategy and policy options. The […]