Dairy

Annual Fitting and Showing Clinic, July 1st

Who: Dairy project members in Waupaca and Waushara Counties What: Participate with other youth in hands on practice of fitting and showing dairy cattle When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (lunch included) Where: Fairgrounds in Weyauwega Sponsors: Waupaca/Waushara Holstein Association and WCDYFC (prizes to be announced) Meet: Jr Holstein JAC (Junior Activities Committee) member will demonstrate […]

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UW-Extension By the Numbers

UW-Extension By the Numbers shows the value we bring to the state of Wisconsin. The #BecauseofUWEX Social Media campaign is still going on. Please share your experiences of how UW-Extension programming has impacted your community and family.  

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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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A Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin

On Friday, November 7, 2014 there will be a Community Summit – the Tragedy of Heroin.  It will be held at the Manawa Masonic Hall in Manawa. Heroin is a growing health and legal concern in our rural communities.  This summit will interest health professionals, judges, law enforcement, prosecutors, community corrections, GAL, social workers, schools, […]

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