Red Barn, Agriculture in Portage CountyAg News & Events:

  • Pesticide Applicator Testing Postponed
    If your certification expires January 31-May 31, 2020, DATCP is extending your certification until June 30, 2020. You can continue to operate as a certified applicator until June 30, 2020.
  • We are working remotely.
    Extension staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed.  Please visit our directory page for staff emails and phone numbers.  Stay Well.
  • Pesticide Applicator Certification
    If your private pesticide applicator certification has recently expired, or will expire soon, you need to register for re-certification.
  • Portage County Plat Books
    The 2017 Portage County Plat Books are now only $20!  All proceeds from the plat books support the Portage County 4-H Program.
  • Still Available ~ $865 tractor roll bar rebate
    Still Available ~ $865 tractor roll bar rebate.  Tractor rollovers are the leading cause of death on farms, accounting for nearly 100 fatalities each year.


Portage County Agriculture Information

Portage County Agriculture: Value & Economic Impact Brochure (PDF, 295 KB)


If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Portage County, please contact:

Ken Schroeder
Portage County – UW Extension
Portage County Annex Building
1462 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481-5246
Phone: 715-346-1316
Fax: 715-346-1323