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A Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin

On Friday, November 7, 2014 there will be a Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin.  It will be held at the Manawa Masonic Hall in Manawa. Heroin is a growing health and legal concern in our rural communities.  This summit will interest health professionals, judges, law enforcement, prosecutors, community corrections, GAL, social workers, schools, […]

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New App Available

Pricing Wet (HMSC) Corn is a new free app for Android “smart” phones/tablets, including the Nexus7 android tablet available to all UWEX county faculty/staff, Ag Agents, Ag Professionals and Producers. The app is based off a spreadsheet developed by former UW-Extension specialist and educators (Campbell, Key, Frank, Schneider) to help determine an equivalent value for […]

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National 4-H Week October 5-11, 2014

More than 6 million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. Waupaca County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth in the community who […]

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Would You Give an Hour to Save a Life?

Would you give an hour to save a life? QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is designed for the general public to enhance awareness and teach the warning signs of suicide. There is no cost. Early recognition of the warning signs and knowing the three simple steps saves live There will be a training on Monday, October […]

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UWEX Cover Crop Field Day – October 8, 2014

There will be a Cover Crop Field Day held at Arlington Agricultural Research Station on October 8, 2014 Registration costs $10 with RSVP and $15 for day-of registrations.  The registration fee includes all printed materials, refreshments, and lunch. To RSVP for the event to  http://uwcovercropfieldday2014.eventbrite.com/  or call the Dane County Extension office at 608-244-3705. UWEX […]

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Video Series Outlines new Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Law

There is a new video series from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the University of Wisconsin Extension that outline the new Implements of Husbandry (IoH) law. DATCP Communications Director states “These training videos are designed to give farmers and local government officials […]

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Dairy Margin Protection Program

Over 70 people attended the Dairy Margin Protection Program on Wednesday, September 3 at Crystal Falls in New London.  There was a lot of great information presented.  If you would like any of the handouts from the presentation, they are listed here for your reference. FSA DMPP Summary Fact Sheet DMPP Sept 2014 Buying and Selling Corn […]

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“Canning Basics”

September 8th (Monday) Location:  New London Public Library Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Learn the basics of how to can your fall harvest! We will talk about how to select the best produce to ensure a quality product and the equipment you need to start your canning adventures. This class will be taught by Judith Knudsen and […]

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“Dehydrated Delights: How to Preserve Fruits, Vegetables and Meat”

October 13th (Monday) Location: New London Public Library Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Enjoy healthy food all year-round by learning how to dehydrate. We will cover the basics of different drying methods and share some delightful recipes. Learn tips to make fruit leather to share with the kids, savory jerky or crunchy vegetable snacks. This class will […]

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