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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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Wisconsin 4-H Celebrates 100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders

Wisconsin 4-H Celebrates 100 Years of Growing Wisconsin Leaders

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development will spend 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world. Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development is part of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and 4-H programs are delivered […]

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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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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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Press Release – 4-8-14

Press Release – 4-8-14

PRESS RELEASE       Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . April 8, 2014 Waupaca County Title:  Wisconsin 4-H Centennial Being Celebrated with a Month of Service Author:  Penny Tank, 4-H Program Assistant               2014 marks the 100th anniversary of […]

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4-H Summer Camp

4-H Summer Camp

Join Us In Some Great Summer Fun Activities!   2014 4-H Junior Camp, grades 2-4, June 13-14, 2014.  Camp is held at the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station in Amherst.  The purpose of Junior Camp is for 4-H youth in 2nd – 4th grade to gain life skills through hands-on activities, experience nature, meet and interact with other youth, […]

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April-May 4-H Forecast

April-May 4-H Forecast

April is a special time in 4-H to say thank you to the volunteers.  April 6-12 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  It is a chance to thank all those who make our 4-H program the best it can be. A volunteer is: Very valuable person One who makes a huge difference in a youth’s life […]

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Forage Council Scholarship

The Waupaca County Forage Council will be awarding a $500 scholarship. Requirements for scholarship The applicant must be a member, child, or employee of a current Waupaca County Forage Council member Have completed a minimum of one full year of post-secondary education by the summer of 2014 Be enrolled in a minimum for 12 credits […]

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Custom Rate Guide 2013 now available

The Custom Rate Guide 2013 is now available. Custom Rate Guide 2013    

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Caprine Field Day and Goat Project Youth Fun Show

The events will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds.  Hosted by the Waupaca County 4-H Goat project.  If you have any questions contact: Kari-715-281-7003; Cindy-715-281-4504; Donna-920-250-1661.  Registration deadline is May 1.  http://waupaca.uwex.edu/ Field Day 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  $10 participant (includes workshops & lunch) Veterinarian, Goat Milk Soap […]

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