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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 […]

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MAQA /PQA

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 jerb@wsd.waupaca.k12.wi.us.  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 […]

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eParenting High-Tech Kids

Do you ever worry about social media’s role in your teenager’s life? Do the words “tweet”, “hashtag”, and “Vine” confuse you? You’re not alone…many parents aren’t sure how to monitor digital media. Learn more about why adolescents are so “wired” and how it can play a supportive role in development. Navigate the digital world with Waupaca […]

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Master Gardener Training Dates Set for 2015

  Registration is now being accepted for the 2015 UW-Extension Master Gardener Training Program. Classes are scheduled every Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM starting February 10 and then every Tuesday evening thru the end of April. The cost is $75/person and includes all twelve training sessions, as well as the WI Master Gardener training manual […]

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