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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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February 2nd Large Market Animal Mandatory Meeting Cancelled

The February 2nd Large Market Animal Mandatory Meeting HAS BEEN CANCELLED (1 of 3 meeting options) and is rescheduled for February 16.  Remember you can attend Saturday’s Meeting at Dairyland Animal Health Vet Clinic in Weyauwega. For more information https://waupaca.uwex.edu/…/youth-livestock-sale-mandatory-…/

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Youth Livestock Sale Mandatory Meetings

  Any youth member in grade 4 and above entered in livestock (beef, sheep, swine) projects in Waupaca County 4-H, FFA, Scouts, or other recognized youth organizations is eligible to register for the Large Market Animal Sale to be held at the Waupaca County Fair in August. Three mandatory meetings (members need to attend one) […]

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Ag Newsletter

Check out the current issue of the Waupaca County UW-Extension Ag Newsletter by Greg Blonde. 2015 December Agriculture Resource Newsletter

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Reminder: 4-H Re-enrollments Due November 15, 2015

4-H Re-enrollments are Due November 15th.  With the new 4hOnline enrollment program that we have used for years, comes the relatively easy re-enrollment process for 2016. Simply log on to https://wi.4honline.com and access your account. Basic information you input last year will remain. The years will automatically advance a year. All you will need to […]

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October/November 4-H Forecast

Welcoming Club Environment The County Fair and the start of a new school year bring with them much interest and excitement for new families wishing to join 4-H. When we receive phone calls, our process is to talk about the ages and interests of the children, and provide information about the opportunities available. We follow […]

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Now Accepting Applications for WNEP Nutrition Educator

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) Nutrition Educator (50-80%) Waupaca County Working Title: Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) Nutrition Educator (50-80%) Waupaca County Official Title: Associate Instructional Specialist Location: Waupaca County UW Extension Office, 811 Harding Street, Courthouse, Waupaca, WI 54981 Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time Application Due Date: September 8, 2015 Read More… Job Locations: Waupaca Job Categories: Education

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Blonde Receives the Distinguished Service Award

Greg Blonde recently received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during their Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference July 15 in Sioux Falls, SD.  This award is given to Agents with more than 10 years of service in Cooperative Extension and have exhibited excellence in the field of […]

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Dairy Margin Protection for 2016

Unlike grain producers, dairy farmers have an option to enroll or change coverage level each year through the new farm bill “safety net” program called Dairy Margin Protection.  It’s a voluntary program designed to pay out when income over feed costs falls below a selected coverage level between $4.00 and $8.00/cwt. However, the farm must […]

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