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Guidelines for Soil Compaction Management During a Wet Harvest Season

Guidelines for Soil Compaction Management During a Wet Harvest Season Francisco Arriaga, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Dept. of Soil Science; francisco.arriaga@wisc.edu Brian Luck, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering; bluck@wisc.edu University of Wisconsin-Madison, and UW-Extension Fast Facts: Waiting for better soil moisture conditions is best, but not always possible. Reduce axles loads… […]


Achieving Excellence in Dairying

In January of 2016, Dr. Gordy Jones, DVM was the featured speaker at our 54th Annual Waupaca County UW-Extension “Cow College” program in Clintonville.  Dr. Jones received his veterinarian degree from Michigan State University and began his career as a dairy herd veterinarian in 1977 in Waupaca County (Weyauwega/Fremont area) and later in Oconto County.  […]


Connie Abert Amphitheater Dedication

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 CAP Services and the City of Waupaca had a dedication ceremony for the new Waupaca Eco- Park. This new park offers a natural playground area, an education center and the Connie Abert Amphitheater. The Eco-Park reflects all the things that Connie Abert emulated in her programming as the Waupaca County […]


3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest!!

This is the last week to sign up for the 3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest!! 4-H and FFA member’s age 9 years old and older are invited to participate in the Outagamie County 3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest.  Youth will learn the art and science of making snack sticks by experimenting with different flavors and […]


Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Do you want to learn more about gardening and landscaping, meet new friends and help others???  Become a UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!! Waupaca County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator, Greg Blonde will be holding a Master Gardener Volunteer Training.  All classes will be held on Tuesday’s from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Waupaca County Courthouse […]

Corn Silage App

New Extension Mobile App for Pricing Standing Corn Silage

The start of corn silage harvest for 2016 is just around the corner.  Most corn silage is harvested from late August through early November, when energy, fiber and moisture are at their best, depending on planting date, hybrid variety and growing conditions.  A third to three-quarters of the feed consumed by more than 1.2 million […]

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Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning Webinar Series Announced

The Waupaca County UW-Extension will be offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning. Cost is $5.00/person per session OR $40 for the entire series for 2 farm family members.  Pre-registration is required.  To register contact our office at 715-258-6231 or email: dana.nelson@ces.uwex.edu .  Limited to 18 participants per session. The webinars […]

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Farmers’ Market in Waupaca

We are in the midst of Summer 2016 and this is a great opportunity to take advantage of  local Farmers’ Markets that are in many communities. Waupaca has a Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9-2.  Located on the corner of Fulton and Main they offer fresh produce, eggs, meat, flowers and baked goods. August 13th […]


Japanese Beetles

Our office has received a few calls about the Japanese beetles.  The UW-Extension publication A3737-E  will provide good information on them. Japanese-Beetles-A3737-E1