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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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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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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New Report on GMO’s

Latest National Academy of Science Report on GMO’s says… “While recognizing the inherent difficulty of detecting subtle or long-term effects in health or the environment, the study committee found no substantiated evidence of a difference in risks to human health between currently commercialized genetically engi­neered (GE) crops and conventionally bred crops, nor did it find […]

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“Grow Your Own Salad Greens”

“Nothing tastes quite like a salad fresh from your own garden. Lettuce, and many other salad greens, are very easy to grow, and there are many more types available to grow yourself than you can typically find at the grocery store. Learn more about the variety of salad greens that are easily grown in a […]

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Master Gardener Volunteers Spring Plant Sale – May 20, 2017

The Waupaca County Master Gardener Volunteers will be holding their Annual Spring Plant Sale.  This year’s date will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8a.m. to 2 p.m.  It will be held at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds in Weyauwega. This year’s sales will feature plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, as well as perennials, annuals, […]

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Extension Impact – Winter 2017

Check out what has been happening in the Waupaca County UW-Extension office by reading our Extension Impact newsletter.  It is published quarterly and then distributed at the Waupaca County Board meeting.   If you’d like a copy of your own, please stop by our office and pick up a copy.

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2017 Cattle Feeder Update

Tuesday, February 21 is the date for the 2017 Cattle Feeder Update.  This UW-Extension program is free, but advanced registration is required.  Reservations can be made by calling our office at 715-258-6231 or the Equity Sale Barn (715-754-5227). Beef Cattle Feeders, Dairy Steer Feeders and Beef Industry Professionals are encouraged to attend.  This event will take […]

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2017 Cow College UPDATE!!!!

 Cow College – UPDATE The “Effectively Managing Digital Dermatitis & Other Hoof Health Issues in the Dairy Herd” which was originally scheduled for January 17, but was cancelled because of weather has been rescheduled.  The RESCHEDULED date will be TUESDAY, MARCH 7 and will be held at the Fox Valley Technical College in Clintonville.  If you originally registered […]

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