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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Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Do you want to learn more about gardening and landscaping, meet new friends and help others???  Become a UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!! Waupaca County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator, Greg Blonde will be holding a Master Gardener Volunteer Training.  All classes will be held on Tuesday’s from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Waupaca County Courthouse […]

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Wisconsin Farm Succession and Estate Planning Webinar Series Announced

The Waupaca County UW-Extension will be offering a series of webinars on farm succession and estate planning. Cost is $5.00/person per session OR $40 for the entire series for 2 farm family members.  Pre-registration is required.  To register contact our office at 715-258-6231 or email: dana.nelson@ces.uwex.edu .  Limited to 18 participants per session. The webinars […]

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Sheep Workshop

REMINDER:  There will be a sheep workshop on July 14, 2016.  For more information:   http://waupaca.uwex.edu/sheep/  

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Wild Parsnip and Spotted Knapweed

Wild Parsnip and Spotted Knapweed are common invasive plant species that have a lot of people asking, “How can I get rid of this stuff”?  Unfortunately, there is no easy answer, but these UW-Extension publications will help you better understand what you’re up against and the options available to eliminate or at least limit further […]

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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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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 […]

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Job Available: Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP)

The Waupaca County UW-Extension office is looking for an intern to work on an exciting new project. Waupaca County’s Latino/Hispanic population has grown significantly in the past 10+ years. Waupaca County UW-Extension’s “Building Bridges across Communities” aims to support a community effort to understand and meet the needs of the Latino/Hispanic population, identify and empower […]

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February/March 2016 4-H Forecast

February/March Waupaca County 4-H Newsletter:  2016 Waupaca County Fair Dates:  While planning for 2016, please note the Waupaca County Fair dates are August 24-28, 2016. Check out the Waupaca County Fair website at http://waupacacountyfair.org/ for more information. Elections for the 4-H Leaders’ Board will be held at the March Association meeting.  If any leaders are […]

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