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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT)

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be giving certification extensions for those certifications that have expired.  Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31, 2020-November 30, 2021, can continue to operate as a certified pesticide applicator until December 31, 2021. […]

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Applying for Unemployment Compensation during COVID-19

During this time when many people are applying for Unemployment Compensation (UC), applying online is the preferred method. If you are applying online by yourself or with a helper and are not familiar with the Internet, the Sauk County Job Center can help Marquette County residents understand the UC application process and requirements. Marquette County […]

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Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times

Many households may experience hard financial times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. UW Extension has a website for help with Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times. We just added information related to this situation, such as eligibility for unemployment insurance, public benefits, small business assistance, and keeping up with loan payments. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/toughtimes/

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Parent Cafes

Make new and visit old friends; Share ideas and enjoy “me” time; Discuss family hopes and dreams. Strengthen yourself and your family relationships. For more information, visit: Marquette County Parent Cafes Facebook page

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Water and Soil Testing Services

The UW-Extension Office offers two different types of testing. The first one is for your drinking water and the second is soil sampling. The prices for both of these are now available online

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Day Camp: July 20

Due to low registration, Day Camp has been cancelled. We hope you will recruit some friends and join us for future opportunities.

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Learn with 4-H: Quilt blocks and barn quilts!

Marquette County 4-H invites you to learn with us! There will be two virtual sessions offered in conjunction with the current 4-H barn quilt project. On Wednesday, June 2 at 7:00 pm log on to learn from Anne Oelke, from the Calico Capers Quilt Guild to learn about quilt block design. Register in advance for […]

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Youth Reps Sought for County Board

High School freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to apply by April 1 to be a youth representative on the Marquette County Board of Supervisors. If you have an interest in government, making your community a better place, or just being involved, now is the time to apply. This is the 11th year of the […]

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Metals in Baby Food

We’ve been hearing from a lot of parents and caregivers about about growing concern after reports about metals and toxins in baby food. We know this is scary and overwhelming to think about, so we put together this flyer with some things you can do to limit your baby’s exposure. Click on the photo for […]

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Agriculture Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought the need for business health, safety and continuity planning to the forefront. A farm business continuity plan will help pinpoint contingencies in critical areas related to employees/staff and could include backup plans for work practices, transportation, communication, service and supply chain, and cash flow. Web Links: Extension Responds […]

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EXTENSION UPDATE DUE TO CO-VID 19

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies, Marquette County Educators are ordered to work remotely (not in office or in person). Our educators may be moving programs online and many of our events have been postponed, including Family Adventure Day. Office staff are in […]

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