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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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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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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