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Garden Walk and Art Stroll

Mark your calendars!  The 13 Annual Waupaca County Master Gardener “Garden Walk and Art Stroll” is slated for Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Come to enjoy several Waupaca Area Gardens and Central Wisconsin Artists.  Tickets and garden guide/map will be available in early June at the Waupaca Chamber Office on […]

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New Report on GMO’s

Latest National Academy of Science Report on GMO’s says… “While recognizing the inherent difficulty of detecting subtle or long-term effects in health or the environment, the study committee found no substantiated evidence of a difference in risks to human health between currently commercialized genetically engi­neered (GE) crops and conventionally bred crops, nor did it find […]

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“Grow Your Own Salad Greens”

“Nothing tastes quite like a salad fresh from your own garden. Lettuce, and many other salad greens, are very easy to grow, and there are many more types available to grow yourself than you can typically find at the grocery store. Learn more about the variety of salad greens that are easily grown in a […]

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Master Gardener Volunteers Spring Plant Sale – May 20, 2017

The Waupaca County Master Gardener Volunteers will be holding their Annual Spring Plant Sale.  This year’s date will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8a.m. to 2 p.m.  It will be held at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds in Weyauwega. This year’s sales will feature plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, as well as perennials, annuals, […]

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2017 Wisconsin Certified Pullorum Tester Training Seminars for Poultry

The seminar is for people who would like to become a certified pullorum tester for poultry in Wisconsin. Certified testers can test their own or others’ poultry so that flocks can qualify for the National Poultry Improvement Program, Wisconsin Tested Flock Program, or individual testing requirements. These testing programs allow owners to move birds for […]

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Super Saturday 2017 Evaluation – Please fill one out!

Thank you to those who attended Super Saturday. If you are still interested in providing feedback about the day please go to one of these links by March 24th and fill out the Evaluation Form.  Each year we review the evaluation comments to try to plan the best event we can. You can click on […]

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Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) Scholarship

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships this year to Waupaca County graduating seniors. Applications and references must be postmarked no later than April 7, 2017.  No late entries will be accepted. PDF:  2017 Scholarship Application    WORD:  2017 Scholarship Application http://waupaca.uwex.edu/files/2010/05/2017-Scholarship-All-Pages.pdf

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4-H Forecast

2017 Waupaca County Fair Dates: While planning for 2017, please note the Waupaca County Fair dates are August 23-27, 2017. Check out the Waupaca County Fair website at http://waupacacountyfair.org/ for more information. Elections for the 4-H Leaders’ Board will be held at the March Association meeting.  If any leaders are interested in learning more about […]

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4-H Music, Drama, and Speaking Contest

Waupaca County 4-H Music, Drama, and Talent Contest and 4-H Speaking Contest will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Manawa High School, 9:00 a.m., Speaking Contest and 10:30 a.m. for Music and Drama.  Registrations are due March 22 (Late entries may be accepted until the program is completed.)  Entries: Any 4-H member in grades 5K […]

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Extension Impact – Winter 2017

Check out what has been happening in the Waupaca County UW-Extension office by reading our Extension Impact newsletter.  It is published quarterly and then distributed at the Waupaca County Board meeting.   If you’d like a copy of your own, please stop by our office and pick up a copy.

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