Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals

Friday, September 29, 2017 will be the date for the Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals conference.  This conference will be held at Liberty Hall in Kimberly from 9:15 am – 3:00 pm.  Cost is $40.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017. Topic include: “Milk Marketing / Dairy Policy Outlook and Update” “Understanding and […]

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Waupaca County Forage Council to Host 2017 Summer Field Day

Waupaca County UW-Extension in conjunction with the Waupaca County Forage Council will host a Summer Field on Wednesday, August 9th at the Bear Lake Resort south of Manawa (N4715 Hwy 22/110, Manawa). The program begins indoors at 10:00 AM with updates from UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Greg Blonde, as well as Waupaca County Land & Water […]

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Large Market Animal Educational Workshops, Points, and Raffle Tickets

1. Two educational workshop opportunities coming up: a. Sheep workshop on Thursday, July 20 at Loehrke Farm, N7149 Pine Hill Road, Pine River, 54965. Workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. and pizza will be available. b. Swine workshop on Saturday, July 22 at Wehrle’s Farm, E8283 Seefeld Road, New London, 54961. Time of workshop is 9:00 […]

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Farm Technology Days – July 11-13

Be sure to visit Farm Technology Days in Kewaunee County!!  The 2017 dates are July 11-13. This 3-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture….many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments. Host Farm: Ebert Enterprises E5083 County Road K Algoma, WI   54201 Visit the website www.wifarmtechnologydays.com for more information on exhibitors, […]

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Nutrition Educator Position Available in Waupaca County!

Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) 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 the elementary grades in Waupaca […]

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Rose Chafer and Lily Leaf Beetle

We have received many calls over the past two weeks regarding the Rose Chafer.   This publication will provide with more information about them. The Lily Leaf Beetle has been found in Marathon and Portages counties.  More information can be found here:  Lily Leaf Beetle Pest Alert . If you have any questions about pests in your garden or yard, […]

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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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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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