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Organic Vegetable Field Day

The UW Department of Horticulture and the Marathon County UW-Extension office invite you to attend an interactive field day on organic vegetable variety trials and production on Thursday, September 1st.  Starting at 4:00 pm Kat Becker and Tony Schultz of Stoney Acres Farm CSA and Tenzin and Stacey Botsford of Red Door Family Farm CSA […]


Lincoln County 4-H Project Discovery Day

Project Discovery Day is designed to provide youth in 5-year old kindergarten and older, a chance to discover what they can learn and do in 4-H.  During the day, youth can choose to participate in a variety of sessions that are led by 4-H adult and older youth volunteers and University of Wisconsin-Extension staff members.  […]


4-H Enrollment Process for 2016-17

At the end of August/beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  During the time period of August 31st to September 2nd, you will be unable to access your family records.  The 4-H Enrollment process for the 2016-17 will begin on September 3rd.  When you log in to re-enroll, you […]


Farm Estate Planning and Succession Webinars Planned

Lincoln County UW-Extension is offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning.  Registration is $5 per person per each session to help cover the costs of the webinar and materials. Pre-registration is required.  To register contact our office at 715-539-1072. August 25 – Agricultural Leasing Contracts – Phil Harris, UW-Extension Ag Law […]

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New Lily Insect Pest Comes to Lincoln County

The lily leaf beetle was first introduced to Marathon County in 2014 and then spread to Portage County earlier this year.  It was recently found in a lily garden in Merrill.  The lily leaf beetle is native to Europe.  It is believed that the beetles were introduced to Eastern United States in 1992 on a […]



Lincoln County Emergency Management Director Jeff Kraft has set up a severe weather spotter training with NOAA weather out of Green Bay, WI for May 12th.  If you are interested in attending, please see the attached announcement for more information. SKYWARN – severe Storm Spotter Training


2015 Lincoln County Plat Book on Sale

The new 2015 edition of the Lincoln County Plat Book is now available for purchase at the UW-Extension office located in the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street, Suite 101 in Merrill. Plat books are also available for purchase at Heartland Cooperative in Merrill; and in Tomahawk at Chuck’s Sport Shop, Town […]


Summer Camp Fun!!!!

Summer Camp Fun! Lincoln and Taylor County youth recently returned from what may be the most memorable experience of their lives … 4-H Summer Camp.  33 campers, 8 camp counselors, and 5 adults braved the wilderness of  the Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center (http://fyi.uwex.edu/uphamwoods/) in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from June 29-July 2.  Many fun and […]


Lincoln County Parenting Support Network website

The Lincoln County Parenting Support Network would like to announce a website for parents in Lincoln County, WI.  Please encourage Lincoln County parents to subscribe – they will receive ONE weekly email that notes all of the articles that week.  We will post many Merrill Events in addition to parent information to those who subscribe.  […]