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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.  


Waupaca County Caprine Field Day & Youth Fun Show

Waupaca County Caprine Field Day & Youth Fun Show will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Fairgrounds in Weyauwega.  Registration deadline is May 26, 2015.  For more information and a registration form, Caprine Field Day & Youth Fun Show 2015 Registration Form  


4-H Goat Project Fundraiser

Waupaca County Goat Project Fundraiser Bring this coloring page to our Fundraiser Saturday, April 18th, From 10am to 5pm and receive a prize!  We will be at Hidden Waters Golf Course, E4480 Hwy 22-54, East of Waupaca.  We will have a Brat and Burger Fry (from Niemuths), Bake sale, Petting Zoo and children’s games.  There will […]



Waupaca County will be hosting MAQA/PQA (Pork Quality Assurance) on two dates this year:  ¨ Tuesday, April 14 at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m., at the Little Wolf High School in Manawa. To register, email Jen at  Remember, swine project members are required to attend a MAQA training to sell an animal […]

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2015 Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors

For the 30th year the Wisconsin Towns Association in conjunction with Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7,000 in scholarships to the winners of an essay contest to high school seniors graduating in 2015 from either a public or private school in Wisconsin, who plan to enroll in a Wisconsin […]

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“Celiac Disease – What Your Gut Tells You”

“Celiac Disease—What Your Gut Tells You” Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that may affect 1 in 100 people leading to damage of the small intestine. If you ever have wondered/been confused about what it is, symptoms, and who to go for to learn more information, stop in to learn more this Wednesday at the […]

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Waupaca County Welcomes New Community Development Educator

Waupaca County UW-Extension welcomed Jessica Beckendorf as the new Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development Educator in December. After graduating from Manawa High School, Jessica obtained a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, and a master’s degree in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. Jessica […]

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Press Release for Implements of Husbandry Meetings

PRESS RELEASE Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI54981 Phone: (715) 258-6230   FAX: (715) 258-6232 Title:   Waupaca County Implements of Husbandry (IoH) Local Meetings Author: Greg Blonde As farming has modernized, agricultural equipment is now larger and heavier than ever. Although this can improve efficiency, it also raises concerns about the impact large […]

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2015 Cow College

January 6, 13 and 20 are the dates for the 2015 Cow College at FVTC Regional Center in Clintonville. January 6 (1 pm -3 pm):  Improving Feed Efficiency by Randy Shaver, Victor Cabrera & Francisco Contreras, UW-Madison Extension Dairy Specialists. Learn about current grouping strategies and limitations from a recent survey of more than 400 WI […]