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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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Waupaca County Fair Demonstration Contest

WAUPACA COUNTY FAIR DEMONSTRATION CONTEST will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., at the Little Wolf Town Hall.  This is a Waupaca County Fair event, open to all Junior Fair exhibitors. The Fair Board strongly encourages the youth to repeat their demonstrations at the fair and would provide a stage for them.  […]

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4-H New Family Orientation

The 4-H Ambassadors invite new 4-H Members/Families to 4-H New Family Orientation on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Manawa City Hall.  The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 7:45 p.m.  Please respond by April 25th to the UW-Extension Office if you plan to attend 715-258-6230 or penny.tank@ces.uwex.eduor send in the form found […]

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4-H Camp

The Waupaca County UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program and the 4-H Leaders’ Association has planned a fun filled camping season for all 4-H youth. NEW this year, we will be hosting a 4 county camp!  Junior Camp will be held June 9-10 and Intermediate Camp June 29 – July 1. http://waupaca.uwex.edu/files/2010/07/summer-camp.pdf

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Waupaca County Caprine Field Day & Youth Fun Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds.  Field Day is 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., $15 participant (includes workshops & lunch).  Workshops include: Goat Milk Soap & Cheese, Nutrition/Feeding, Hoof Care, Goat Judging/Parts of a Goat, Make and Take, etc.  The Youth Fun Show is at 1:00 p.m.  Judging begins with Showmanship.  Pre-registration to […]

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April/May 4-H Forecast

Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017!  National Volunteer week was established in 1974 and has become a nationwide effort to encourage people to volunteer in their communities. We are so thankful for all of the 4-H volunteers in our county. In Waupaca County 4-H we have 188 adult volunteer leaders who […]

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Quality Assurance/PQA

Waupaca County will be hosting MAQA/PQA (Pork Quality Assurance) on two dates this year:   Monday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m., at the Little Wolf High School in Manawa. To register, email Jen at jerb@waupacaschools.org   Remember, swine project members are required to attend a MAQA training to sell an animal […]

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