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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 […]


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 […]


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.  […]


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 […]


UW-Extension & DNR Pruning Workshops Offered

This one-day workshop will show parks and tree professionals how to properly prune trees, from new tree training to mature tree maintenance to create a strong enduring structure, maintain vigor and achieve specific municipal objectives. This workshop is for community public works and parks employees, tree board members, managers, and others who have responsibility for or are involved […]


Dairy Sheep Symposium Comes Back to Wisconsin

The 21st Annual Dairy Sheep Association of North America (DSANA) Symposium will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on November 5-7, 2015 with a pre-symposium sheep milk cheese-making course on November 4, 2015. Twelve presentations by 16 animal scientists, dairy sheep producers, veterinarians, and sheep milk cheese makers and marketers will be held on November 5-6 […]

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 […]

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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. […]