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Two Countywide 4-H Workshops being held on July 28th

There is still room to attend the two 4-H workshops being offered – Cloverbud Workshop and Foods Workshop. They will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:30 p.m., at the Courthouse in Waupaca.  To register please contact Penny at 715-258-6230, ext. 3 or email penny.tank@ces.uwex.edu Workshop Information and Registration

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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

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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 […]


Sheep Workshop

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


Wild Parsnip and Spotted Knapweed

Wild Parsnip and Spotted Knapweed are common invasive plant species that have a lot of people asking, “How can I get rid of this stuff”?  Unfortunately, there is no easy answer, but these UW-Extension publications will help you better understand what you’re up against and the options available to eliminate or at least limit further […]


WI Livestock Premise ID….Who Needs IT?

Livestock premises registration is a WI law that began in January 2006.  It requires each location where livestock congregate, including full-time dairy and livestock farms, part-time hobby farms, backyard poultry owners, cattle truckers, dealers and haulers, auction markets, veterinary clinics, meat processors and rendering plants to register their location and species of animals at their […]

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“Check Your Free Credit Report” Campaign is 2/2, 6/6 and 10/10

Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months (but not a free score). UW-Extension makes it easier to review your report through our “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign. This public website lets you sign up for reminders to check your […]

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Applications now being accepted for Class XVII of LWC

Leadership Waupaca County will be accepting applications for Class XVII until July 31, 2016.  Applications, brochure and other information can be found at http://fyi.uwex.edu/leadershipwaupacaco/apply-now/. LWC’s mission is to develop informed, civic-minded leaders who are committed to the future of Waupaca County and its communities. The 9-month course consists of:  7 – one day sessions, 1 – […]

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2016 Corn Plant Density

 Current economics may encourage corn growers to re-consider plant density / seeding rates for 2016.  Click here for full article…