Red Barn, Agriculture in Portage CountyAg News & Events:

  • 2020 Pesticide Applicator Training Dates
    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 current, (2017) Portage County Plat Book are available. Get ready for hunting season and purchase yours today at Portage County Extension!   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.
  • Reducing Risk from Manure Storage Agitation Gases
    Since the early 1960s, nearly 150 people have died in the U.S. because of manure-related gas incidents in confined spaces (NCERA 2016).  Of those cases, about half occurred on dairy operations.
  • Soil Testing
    Portage County UW-Extension is offering soil testing for lawns, gardens, food plots and fields.


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