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Local Government Essentials Series Starts March 2015

From the UW-Extension Local Government Center’s blog, “Local Call“, published March 2, 2015: Some local government duties are a “must”.  They must be done each year, they must be done on time, according to statute and must be done correctly and/or effectively.  The Local Government Center has included three must have local government functions into a […]


Raising a Thinking Child

Waupaca County UW-Extension Family Living Program Are you a parent of a 4-7 year-old child?  Then the “Raising a Thinking Child” workshop might be right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help parents learn skills to teach young children how to solve problems and resolve daily conflicts, explore alternative solutions and their consequences or […]

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“Celiac Disease – What Your Gut Tells You”

“Celiac Disease—What Your Gut Tells You” Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that may affect 1 in 100 people leading to damage of the small intestine. If you ever have wondered/been confused about what it is, symptoms, and who to go for to learn more information, stop in to learn more this Wednesday at the […]


“Wisconsin Refuels with Wood Energy” Webinars Feb. 18-April 8

For Immediate Release . . . February 18, 2015 Title:               Heating with propane or heating oil? Want to save some money? Author:          Jessica Beckendorf, Community Development Educator Madison, Wis. – The price of heating oil and propane may have drop for this heating season but is expected to rebound over the next 5 years. […]

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Waupaca County Plat Book on Sale

SALE – 2012 Plat Books $15.00 each. Proceeds sponsor Waupaca County 4-H.  Next 4-H sponsored Plat Book will be coming out Fall 2015. The Waupaca County 4-H Leaders’ Association is offering 2012 plat books at various locations around the county and the UW-Extension Office at the Courthouse in Waupaca. Platbooks may also be acquired from […]


Several AG Programs are Set for January and February

January and February are perfect opportunities to attend several AG Programs.  Learn more about the New Farm Bill at the ARC/PLC program, get updates at the annual CAFO Meeting, a Cattle Feeder Seminar will feature several relevant speakers and the Annual Forage Council Meeting has their annual program, lunch and auction.  Feel free to contact our office […]

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Waupaca County Welcomes New Community Development Educator

Waupaca County UW-Extension welcomed Jessica Beckendorf as the new Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development Educator in December. After graduating from Manawa High School, Jessica obtained a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, and a master’s degree in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. Jessica […]

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Press Release for Implements of Husbandry Meetings

PRESS RELEASE Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI54981 Phone: (715) 258-6230   FAX: (715) 258-6232 Title:   Waupaca County Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Local Meetings Author: Greg Blonde As farming has modernized, agricultural equipment is now larger and heavier than ever. Although this can improve efficiency, it also raises concerns about the impact large […]