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.

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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.

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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.

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Gardens

Soil Testing

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

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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 […]

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Portage County Plat Books

It’s finally here! The 2017 Portage County Plat Book is now available. Get ready for hunting season and purchase yours today at Portage County UW-Extension! All proceeds from the plat books support the Portage County 4-H Program.

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