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Adams County 4-H Platbooks

Adams County 4-H Platbooks

Now Available! Interested in purchasing the New 2015/2016 Adams County 4-H Plat Book? All proceeds go to benefit the 200+ youth in the Adams county 4-H program along with 118 adult volunteers.  All proceeds from the 4-H Plat Boks stay within the county and benefit local 4-H youth.  Thank you for your support! Online:  Go […]

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NEW!  Hazel Street Farm Market

NEW! Hazel Street Farm Market

NEW in Adams County the Hazel Street Farm Market! Open Wednesdays through mid October 2-6PM (Corner or Main Street and Hazel Street by the Lions Park in Adams) If you are interested in being a vendor, call: Adams County UW-Extension at 608-339-4237      

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New Family Living Educator

New Family Living Educator

Leah Fuehrer is the new Adams County Family Living Educator.  She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing degree in February and has previously worked as a public health nurse.  Leah is passionate about community health, wellness, and family relationships.  Leah is excited to join the UW Extension to continue educating the community and families.

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Agronomic Links of Interest

Agronomic Links of Interest

Where to Find Everything You Need to Know About Everything Agronomic By Don Genrich As I write this it’s raining out, no one is doing any fieldwork, so it’s time to check out web sites to get the latest agronomic information.  Keeping current with agronomic information is easier than ever.  It’s all online, on the […]

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Rome Farmers Market

Rome Farmers Market

The place to be on Friday Morning! 8 AM to 1 PM Starting May 23 –  September 26 Rain or Shine Your favorite vendors returning and new vendors joining our “Award Winning Market” For more information view the flyer at 2014 Rome Farmers Market

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Adams County Area Farmers Markets

June 2014 – October 2014 Adams County Flea Market Farm Produce Stands Hwy 13, Adams, WI 53910 608-339-3079 Saturdays 8-2: Produce during season Flyte Family Farms in Adams Behind Pump 24/McDonald’s on Hwy 13, Adams, WI 53910 Mondays-Sundays 10am-5:30 pm: WIC vouchers accepted, Anticipated opening 7/15/2014 Flyte Family Farms in Coloma W13450 Cottonville Avenue, Coloma, […]

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Adams County Helping Hands

Adams County Helping Hands

Adams County Helping Hands Volunteer Opportunities in Adams County http://volunteeradamscounty.wordpress.com/ This valuable and most helpful website is being announced to you by Lynn Dolata, Angie Loucks, Linda Sheppard, and Jani Zander, a group of four individuals who have participated and graduated from the 2013 Leadership Adams County Program.   The entire class was given the opportunity […]

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AF Elementary Garden

AF Elementary Garden

Just a few things you could find in the Adams Friendship Elementary garden this summer. The small garden plot contains beds of butterfly loving flowers, strawberries, sunflowers, mixed herbs and vegetables, plus two apple trees.  The garden has already produced a small amount of rhubarb, strawberries, lettuce, herbs, onions, summer squash, green beans, kohlrabi, asparagus […]

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Soil Testing

Soil Testing

Testing soil about once every three years is usually adequate. Sampling in early spring or late fall assures that you will have     recommendations before buying lime and fertilizer. Avoid sampling soon after fertilizer application as contamination of the soil sample with fertilizer particles will result in erroneous soil test results.If interested in testing […]

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Water Testing

Water Testing

  The most commonly used water test is the Homeowner Package.  If you are unsure of which tests to perform, this package includes the two most important tests to perform regulary on a well, (bacteria and nitrate).  Water test bottles can be picked up here at the Adams UW Extension for a fee of $3.00.  […]

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Super Tracker

Super Tracker

The SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. You can look up individual foods to see or compare their nutritional value, find recommendations for what and how much you should eat, compare your food choices to these recommendations and to your nutrient needs, and assess personal physical activities and […]

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UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

UW Stevens Point Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no cost business counseling to anyone starting or running a small business.  Topics can be about any best business practice and range from financial management and marketing to sources of funding and business planning.  The SBDC also offers workshops and conferences as well as trade area […]

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UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins with Adams County to Study Cancer Patterns

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins with Adams County to Study Cancer Patterns

   Madison, Wisconsin – Surprising facts about cancer deaths in Adams County have sparked a unique, county-wide outreach effort to save lives now and in the future. A UW Carbone Cancer Center project that assessed cancer-related needs in southcentral Wisconsin found that the cancer death rate (228.2 per 100,000) in Adams County was more than […]

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New Food Pyramid

New Food Pyramid

 MyPlate Icon   MyPlate is part of a larger communications initiative based on     2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help consumers make better food choices. MyPlate is designed to remind A   mericans to eat healthfully; it is not intended to change consumer behavior alone. MyPlate illustrates the five food groups using a […]

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