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Large Market Animal Educational Workshops, Points, and Raffle Tickets

1. Two educational workshop opportunities coming up: a. Sheep workshop on Thursday, July 20 at Loehrke Farm, N7149 Pine Hill Road, Pine River, 54965. Workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. and pizza will be available. b. Swine workshop on Saturday, July 22 at Wehrle’s Farm, E8283 Seefeld Road, New London, 54961. Time of workshop is 9:00 […]

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Poultry Pullorum-typhoid Testing

You will have a one-time opportunity to have your chickens, ducks and geese tested for the fair on Saturday, August 5th from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds poultry building. http://waupaca.uwex.edu/poultry/

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Farm Technology Days – July 11-13

Be sure to visit Farm Technology Days in Kewaunee County!!  The 2017 dates are July 11-13. This 3-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture….many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments. Host Farm: Ebert Enterprises E5083 County Road K Algoma, WI   54201 Visit the website www.wifarmtechnologydays.com for more information on exhibitors, […]

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Nutrition Educator Position Available in Waupaca County!

Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) 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 the elementary grades in Waupaca […]

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Rose Chafer and Lily Leaf Beetle

We have received many calls over the past two weeks regarding the Rose Chafer.   This publication will provide with more information about them. The Lily Leaf Beetle has been found in Marathon and Portages counties.  More information can be found here:  Lily Leaf Beetle Pest Alert . If you have any questions about pests in your garden or yard, […]

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Waupaca County Master Gardener “Garden Walk and Art Stroll”

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 six Waupaca Area Gardens and Central Wisconsin Artists.  Tickets and garden guide/map will be available June 1st at the Waupaca Chamber Office on Main Street in Waupaca […]

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Waupaca County Forage Council to Award a $500 Scholarship

The Waupaca County Forage Council will again be awarding a $500 Scholarship. The applicants must be a member, child or an employee of a current Waupaca County Forage Council member. They must have completed one full year of post secondary education by the summer of 2017 and be enrolled for 12 credits for the 2017-18 […]

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2017 Waupaca County Broadband Access/Demand Survey

The Waupaca County UW-Extension’s Leadership Waupaca County (LWC), Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation, and Waupaca County Planning and Zoning are conducting this needs assessment (survey) to determine current accessibility and broadband needs throughout Waupaca County.  In order to identify areas of demand, it is very important that you include your address. Survey results will be […]

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Farm Management/Ag Professionals Conference – May 5th

Northeast Wisconsin farm managers, Ag lenders and other Ag industry professionals are encouraged to attend the annual UW-Extension Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals on Friday, May 5th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Topics to be addressed at the update include: Decisions Impacting 2017 Cropping Profitability – Kevin Jarek, Outagamie County UW-Extension Crops & Soils […]

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LWC Class XVII Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017

The graduation of Leadership Waupaca County (LWC) Class XVII is fast approaching.  This 9-month community leadership program began back in late August.  Since then, participants have learned much about what it takes to be a community leader, the workings of local, county and state government as well as worked on a community project based on community issues […]

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