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Urban Forestry Workshop – Sept 24th

Diseases, Insects, & Invasive Species of the Urban Forest:  This one-day workshop will provide basic instructions and training for urban forestry clientele on current trends and updated information.


Japanese Beetles are Back

Japanese beetles have arrived in Portage County. These are creatures no one ever wants to see in their yard.  Japanese Beetles devour established landscape plants in a day.  There are few things more devastating to your landscape, as they will eat over 300 species of plants.


Tractor Safety Trainings

Portage County Extension will not be hosting a Tractor Safety Training this year but this page will help you find other trainings in neighboring counties.

Soil Testing for Lawns and Gardens

Soil Testing

Portage County UW-Extension is offering soil testing for lawns, gardens, food plots and fields.


Start the New Year with an $865 tractor rollbar rebate

Start the New Year with an $865 tractor rollbar rebate Tractor rollovers are the leading cause of death on farms, accounting for nearly 100 fatalities each year, and 2018 was no different: In Iowa, a 46-year-old man and 12-year-old girl were killed when a tractor rolled into a roadside ditch. (June 28) In Pennsylvania, a […]