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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Grant Program & Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs Workshop

There will be a Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs Workshop on Tuesday, October 11 in New London.  This all day workshop will be held at Crystal Falls, 1500 Handschke Drive, New London, WI   54961. This workshop is designed to help you identify which grants or other financial options might be right […]

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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 […]

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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

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Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available

Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection Agency (DATCP) is recruiting a Part time AmeriCorps member to serve all of Waupaca County, hosted by the Waupaca County UW-Extension office. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Nutrition Educators deliver nutrition and garden-based education to students grades K-12 with an initial focus on […]

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Sheep Workshop

REMINDER:  There will be a sheep workshop on July 14, 2016.  For more information:   http://waupaca.uwex.edu/sheep/  

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