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 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 […]


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


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 […]


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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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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2016 Cow College

January 5, 12 and 19 are the dates for the 2016 Cow College at FVTC Regional Center in Clintonville. January 5 (1 pm -3 pm):  Feeding Dairy Cows for Profit by Dr. Dave Combs, UW-Madison Dairy Nutrition Specialist and Local Dairy Nutrition Panel Discussion.  Learn how a new forage/fee test can help your dairy herd be […]