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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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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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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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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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Family Resources Directory – Marquette County

Marquette County Family Resources Directory (Google Drive Document; updates are made regularly) The Marquette County Family Resources Directory has 20 pages of local services and opportunities. The Table of Contents is on page 3. Please let us know corrections, changes or additions — call Extension at 608-297-3141 or email jackie.stoneman@wisc.edu Updates are made as things change. […]

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Marquette County Barn Quilts

Marquette County Home & Community Education Association (HCE) is working with you and Marquette County groups to create, hang, and promote the Barn Quilts of Marquette County! Colorful maps of the “Barn Quilts and Hidden History Mural Trail” are available at area libraries, stores, and motels. Or stop by the Visitor’s Information Cabin at the […]

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Parent Pact

The PARENT PACT is a handy, colorful 2-page guide about house rules for parents of teens and tweens. Guidelines about alcohol, bullying, weapons, cellphone and Internet use, and much more. Conversation starters to use with other parents when your children and their friends are at each other’s houses. Developed by the Marquette County Parent Information Exchange(PIE). and endorsed by many community […]

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