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Dairy Margin Protection Program

Dairy Margin Protection Program

The new farm bill announced earlier this year offers a “safety-net” for dairy farms called the Dairy Margin Protection Program (DMPP).  This voluntary program is designed to pay participating dairy farms when their income over feed costs falls below a certain (insured) level.  However, you have to sign-up to be covered, and the cost will […]

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Reminder: 4-H Centennial Poster Contest due July 15th

Reminder: 4-H Centennial Poster Contest due July 15th

The Waupaca County 4-H Centennial Poster Contest provides an opportunity for youth to use their artistic skills to promote 4-H.  Theme:  100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders 4-H Centennial Poster Contest

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Parent Who Host Lose Most

Parent Who Host Lose Most

Springtime brings lots of opportunities for youth and adults to celebrate the accomplishments of the past school year; blow off pent-up energy from the long Wisconsin winter and generally have fun.  This year, Waupaca County can avoid the tragic alcohol related teen deaths that have marred so many past proms and graduations.  read more…

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Summer Fun & Safety Day Camp

Summer Fun & Safety Day Camp

Fun!  Learning!  Meeting New People!  4 Hands-on Activity Sessions!  Camp Songs & Games!  Saturday, July 19, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Day Camp will be held at the Fairgrounds in Weyauwega.  Any youth who has completed K-4th grade is invited.  Cost is $4.00 per camper for 4-H members and $5.00 for non-4-H members (lunch will be […]

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2012 marks 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin

2012 marks 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin

  Cooperative Extension has served the citizens of Wisconsin since 1912, and will spend 2012 celebrating 100 years of education and outreach to families, youth, farmers, businesses and communities. Cooperative Extension is a unique partnership of counties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Wisconsin working together to help people put knowledge to […]

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Boxelder Bugs

Boxelder Bugs

Recently several people have stopped in our office to request this publication on Boxelder Bugs. Boxelder Bugs_0        

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June – July 4-H Forecast

June – July 4-H Forecast

It is hard to believe we are almost half way through our Centennial Year of Wisconsin 4-H!  I want to take this opportunity to highlight a few items that have already taken place and be sure you mark your calendars for upcoming events! Thank you to all of the club members, leaders, and families that […]

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Waupaca County Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting – June 19

Waupaca County Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting – June 19

The Waupaca County Forage Council will have a Summer Twilight meeting on June 19th at 6pm at the Dupont Town Hall.  Please see their flyer for more information and schedule.  Everyone is welcome.  If you have questions, please call Greg Blonde at 715-258-6230. 2014 June 19 Twilight Meeting

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Press Release – 5-23-14 from Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator

PRESS RELEASE     Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232 For Immediate Release . . . May 23, 2014   Waupaca County   Title:  It’s time to get ready for home canning and preservation season Author:  Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator When it comes to […]

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Press Release – May 21, 2014

Greg Blonde, Waupaca County UW-Extension AG Agent has written an article entitled What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2014?  Standing Hay Price 2014  

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Waupaca County Board Passes Centennial Resolution

Waupaca County Board Passes Centennial Resolution

At the April meeting of the Waupaca County Board of Supervisors, three Waupaca area youth spoke about their involvement in 4-H and Penny Tank, 4-H Program Advisor, thanked the County Board for their support of 4-H youth programming.  Elisha Riley, Casey Lake 4-H Club, highlighted her involvement as a 4-H Ambassador and fourth generation 4-H […]

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Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

Extension Impact-Spring 2014 In this issue: Recognizing the Wisconsin 4-H Council, Koles Receives Promotion to Professor, Certified as MBTI Instructor, Living Well Mentally, Nutrition Lessons in Waupaca County Elementary Schools, Family Living Programs Off to a Great Start in 2014, UWEX Beef Cattle Seminar held at Equity Livestock in Marion.      

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AG Newsletter – April 2014

AG Newsletter – April 2014

2014 Ag Outlook Net cash farm income could hit $110 billion in 2014…$8 billion or so more than USDA estimated in February according the Kiplinger’s Ag Newsletter, but below record high income levels nationwide for all producers the past three years. They also point out that income will vary greatly by enterprise, with some producers […]

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Press Release 4-21-14 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest

Press Release 4-21-14 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest

       Little Wolf High School was the site of the 2014 Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest, sponsored by the 4-H Leaders’ Association.  The contest gives 4-H members another opportunity to learn how to work as teams, gain self-confidence, share their talents, and improve speaking skills.  One of the comments most often mentioned […]

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Press Release 4-9-14 WISCONSIN LAKES PARTNERSHIP CONVENTION AIMS TO PUT RESEACH INTO ACTION

April 9, 2014 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention aims to put research into action Award-winning biologist, University of Wisconsin researchers to highlight event Contact Eric Olson, 715-346-2192, eolson@uwsp.edu Stevens Point, Wis.—A researcher known for groundbreaking studies on the link between frogs and environmental contaminants will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership […]

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