Program Topic Areas

UW-Extension agricultural programming strives to bring information to the residents of Polk County on the economic, environmental, and social dimensions of agriculture. Current programs include:

  • Fruit and vegetable production
  • Local foods marketing
  • Dairy management
  • Livestock production
  • Farm business arrangements
  • Farm financial management
  • Nutrient management
  • Pesticide applicator training
  • Youth dairy and livestock

Sustainable Agriculture

Some information that would help some small or large farms or those that are just doing a hobby farm.  There have been some inquiries about Organic and what it means as well as control of internal parasites in small ruminant production, raising birds on pasture and if raising a small flock of poultry being beneficial.  If you or someone you know has a question about any of this, just follow the linkes below to view or print the PDF.


If you have any questions regarding agriculture in Polk County, please contact:

Polk County UW-Extension

100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 190

Balsam Lake, WI  54810


(715)485-8601 (fax)



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