Beef Quality Assurance Training

**New**BQA Certification Requirement Some large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, they will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified.  Most dairy farms are FARM certified through their milk processor.  Ask your dairy plant representative for help to get a copy of your completed FARM evaluation, or a […]

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Flooding Resources

This page is a collection of information and resources on dealing with the impact of heavy rain and flooding. Homeowner Current Hazardous Weather Outlook ~ National Weather Service Coping with Flooding ~ Wisconsin DNR Flood Publications ~ North Dakota State University Manage Flood Risk ~ US Environmental Protection Agency Wisconsin Flood Toolkit~ Wisconsin Department of Health Services Resources for […]

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Sauk County Rail Economic Impact Findings

The University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX) in Sauk County has collaborated with the Pink Lady Rail Transit Commission (PLRTC) to conduct periodic surveys of rail users on the Merrimac to Reedsburg freight rail line (26 miles) since 1988. The purpose of this effort is to track rail usage and assess the economic impact of the rail […]

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Sauk County Population and Demographic Trends

Sauk County UW-Extension recently had Dan Veroff, Extension Demographic Specialist, from the Applied Population Laboratory compile population and demographic trends within Sauk County.  The data includes information on overall population changes, age and aging, what date says about race and ethnic diversity, languages spoken at home, housing, employment and commuting, and crimes and arrests. Sauk […]

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Paddle the Baraboo Guide and Map Now Available

Take a look at our recently updated and published Paddle the Baraboo River Guide and Map. The map have been updated with new access information and better paddling time estimates.  The map is intended for people interested in paddling the Baraboo River and are primarily distributed through the Baraboo and Reedsburg Chambers of Commerce or the […]

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