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Annual Fitting and Showing Clinic, July 1st

Who: Dairy project members in Waupaca and Waushara Counties What: Participate with other youth in hands on practice of fitting and showing dairy cattle When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (lunch included) Where: Fairgrounds in Weyauwega Sponsors: Waupaca/Waushara Holstein Association and WCDYFC (prizes to be announced) Meet: Jr Holstein JAC (Junior Activities Committee) member will demonstrate […]

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Press Release from DATCP re: Poultry Events in Wisconsin

State Veterinarian issues restrictions on poultry events, exhibitions and fairs in Wisconsin Date:  June 11, 2015 Media Contacts:   Raechelle Cline, 608-224-5005 or Jim Dick, Communications Director, 608-224-5020 MADISON, Wisc. – Two months after avian influenza led to the depopulation of more than 1.7 million chickens and turkeys in Wisconsin, the state veterinarian has issued two […]


New YouTube Videos Available!

UW Extension specialists in Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology and Soil Science have recorded 52 new YouTube videos which offer 18 hours of instruction for crop production, pest management, soil and water conservation and nutrient management. WI – Soil science fundamentals for field crops WI – Field crop and forage fundamentals WI – Weed, insect, disease […]


June/July 4-H Forecast

You joined 4-H last fall to learn, to have fun, and to spend time with your family and friends.  The 4-H Staff, your club volunteer leaders and officers hope that you are having a good 4-H year.  Take the following quiz to see how you are doing. June-July 2015 4-H Forecast

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UW-Extension By the Numbers

UW-Extension By the Numbers shows the value we bring to the state of Wisconsin. The #BecauseofUWEX Social Media campaign is still going on. Please share your experiences of how UW-Extension programming has impacted your community and family.  

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Pricing Hay? Try the New UW-Extension App

May 2015 Contact: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Waupaca County, 715-258-6230, greg.blonde@ces.uwex.edu Pricing Hay? Try the New UW-Extension App   Waupaca, Wis. – It’s that time of the year when fresh mowed hay fills the air across Wisconsin, which also means many farmers and rural neighbors will be negotiating the sale of standing hay.  An estimated 2.5 million […]


Using Fungicides on Alfalfa for Dairy Production in Wisconsin (A4090)

Using Fungicides on Alfalfa for Dairy Production in Wisconsin is a new UW-Extension Publication (A4090) “In Wisconsin where alfalfa production is generally targeted toward dairy production, Headline® fungicide application will often result in a slight increase in yield, but that increase might not be large enough to offset the cost of applying the product. Typically […]


Bird Flu Updates

For the latest Bird Flu update in Wisconsin, including ways to reduce risk of spreading this disease, go to the WI Dept of Ag website: http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Diseases/Avian_Influenza/index.aspx

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2015 Town Officials Workshops

The Wisconsin Towns Association along with UW-Extension County Offices, UW-Extension Local Government Center and UW-Madison Transportation Information Center offer Workshops throughout the State.  If you are a newly elected official or a continuing elected official, there is a workshop for you! The 2015 Town Officials Workshops has all the information you will need for registration.   […]