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Annual Fitting and Showing Clinic July 5th

Dairy project members in Waupaca and Waushara Counties are invited to   participate with other youth in hands on practice of fitting and showing dairy cattle on Tuesday, July 5, 2016; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (lunch included) at the Fairgrounds in Weyauwega.  The sponsors of this event is the Waupaca/Waushara Holstein Association and WCDYFC (prizes to be announced). RSVP is required […]


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 […]


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…  

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Action For Healthy Kids Grant Application Now Being Accepted

Action for Healthy kids is offering two fantastic grant opportunities for School Breakfast and Physical Activity and Nutrition initiatives. Applications are now being accepted until April 1 for the 2016-2017 school year. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants    

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4-H Extra

A 4-H Extra newsletter has been sent out to all 4-H families.  Included in this newsletter are articles for Music, Drama and Speaking Contest, Fairground Beautification, Leader Background Re-Checks, 4-H Leader Meetings, Small Market Animal Sale, Super Saturday Lost and Found, Poultry, Dog, Horse & Pony Projects, Shayr-A-Heifer Program, Tractor Safety, Boater Safety and FVTC Extravaganza.  Click […]


Tile Drainage Seminar to be held on March 22 in New London

A seminar on “Tile Drainage on Agricultural Lands – What you need to know” will be presented at Crystal Falls Banquet Hall in New London on Tuesday, March 22.  Registration is at 9:45 with the program running from 10:00 – 4:00.  The cost is $30/person if before March 16 and $40/person after March 16. A complete program […]