Agriculture & Horticulture

Agriculture & Horticulture in Iron County

Currently, Extension Iron County’s part time Agriculture Educator (50%) position is vacant. At this time, our staff is here to advise community members on horticulture/agriculture related questions, handle soil samples, and provide resources as they are available.

Agriculture Resources

Agriculture related resources can be found at the Extension Institute of Agriculture website, you can use the quick links below:

Horticulture Resources – Soil Samples

Soil Samples

Extension Iron County office is ready to assist farmers and homeowners with a variety of soil analysis services. Including:

  • Soil sample bags
  • Submission forms
  • Helpful publications
  • Answers to your soil results questions

For soil testing, please bring your sample (about 2 cups per sample) to the Extension office anytime between 8 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Soil samples are sent to the UW Soil and Forage lab to be tested. Results arrive in 7-10 business days. Costs vary, depending on the type and quantity of samples and test desired. If you have any questions, feel free to call 715-561-2695.

Additional horticulture resources can be found at the Wisconsin Horticulture Program website or you can use the quick links below:

Wisconsin Master Gardeners

Visit the Master Gardener website here!

Latest WI Agriculture Program News & Information

Iron County Fair – Vegetables, Herbs, & Fruit Standards

Do you plan on exhibiting vegetables, herbs and fruits in the Iron County Fair? Be sure to check out our Extension Iron County exhibitor guide below:

Selecting & Preparing Vegetables, Herbs, & Fruit Exhibits at the Iron County Fair.pdf

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