We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

2015 Forage Bowl held at County Fair

The Lincoln County UW-Extension office is hosting a forage bowl that will take place at the Lincoln County Fair this year.  The purpose of this contest is to promote high quality forages farmers harvest.  This year the contest will only involve dry hay. Samples will be taken at the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office on Tuesday, […]

Read More...

4-H Cooking Club – Next Meeting July 8th

Yvette Chieves, 4-H volunteer leader, will be holding the next cooking club meeting on Wednesday, July 8th from 5 pm until 6 pm.  The club will meet in the Lower Level of the Lincoln County Service Center (801 N. Sales Street in Merrill).  Additional meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month at […]

Read More...

Agricultural and Household Chemical Clean Sweep

Lincoln County is hosting a Clean Sweep Chemical Collection Program to offer homeowners, farms, and  local small businesses in proper disposal of their unwanted hazardous chemicals a convenient and safe way to dispose of your unwanted hazardous chemicals. Lincoln County is partnering with Veolia North America to provide collection and disposal services. Please help us protect your […]

Read More...

Important Information for Individuals with Poultry Animals

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the US Department of Agriculture is responding to the detection of avian influenza in the counties of Jefferson, Juneau, and Barron Counties. These flocks are within the Mississippi flyway where this strain of avian influenza has previously been identified. While lethal to domestic […]

Read More...
IMG_6172

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.  […]

Read More...
4-H Summer Camp Campers, Counselors and Adult Staff

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.  22 campers, 5 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 16-19.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]

Read More...
Vegetable.jpg Thumbnail

Gardening Website

We have developed a new gardening website called the Lincoln County Horticulture Hotline.  This site has pictures of insects and weeds that have been identified by the Lincoln County UW-Extension Office.  We are also working on adding disease and insect update newsletters and links from the University of Wisconsin Pathology Lab and the Entomology Department. […]

Read More...
IMG_1543.jpg Thumbnail

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. 24 campers, 9 camp counselors, and 8 adults braved the wilderness of Trails End Camp in Bruce Wisconsin from June 17-20.  Many fun and exciting educational experiences made this year’s 4-H summer camp […]

Read More...

Helping Children Cope with Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Recently, Dale Leidheiser, our State 4-H Youth Development Program Director, shared the following information about helping children cope with natural and man-made disasters.  We wanted to pass this along to provide ideas for things parents and adult leaders/role models working with young people can do to help them cope. It seems like the last several […]

Read More...