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Dairy Margin Protection Program

Dairy Margin Protection Program

The new farm bill announced earlier this year offers a “safety-net” for dairy farms called the Dairy Margin Protection Program (DMPP).  This voluntary program is designed to pay participating dairy farms when their income over feed costs falls below a certain (insured) level.  However, you have to sign-up to be covered, and the cost will […]

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Boxelder Bugs

Boxelder Bugs

Recently several people have stopped in our office to request this publication on Boxelder Bugs. Boxelder Bugs_0        

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Waupaca County Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting – June 19

Waupaca County Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting – June 19

The Waupaca County Forage Council will have a Summer Twilight meeting on June 19th at 6pm at the Dupont Town Hall.  Please see their flyer for more information and schedule.  Everyone is welcome.  If you have questions, please call Greg Blonde at 715-258-6230. 2014 June 19 Twilight Meeting

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Press Release – 5-23-14 from Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator

PRESS RELEASE     Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232 For Immediate Release . . . May 23, 2014   Waupaca County   Title:  It’s time to get ready for home canning and preservation season Author:  Sandy Liang, Family Living Educator When it comes to […]

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Press Release – May 21, 2014

Greg Blonde, Waupaca County UW-Extension AG Agent has written an article entitled What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2014?  Standing Hay Price 2014  

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Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference – Spring 2014

Extension Impact-Spring 2014 In this issue: Recognizing the Wisconsin 4-H Council, Koles Receives Promotion to Professor, Certified as MBTI Instructor, Living Well Mentally, Nutrition Lessons in Waupaca County Elementary Schools, Family Living Programs Off to a Great Start in 2014, UWEX Beef Cattle Seminar held at Equity Livestock in Marion.      

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AG Newsletter – April 2014

AG Newsletter – April 2014

2014 Ag Outlook Net cash farm income could hit $110 billion in 2014…$8 billion or so more than USDA estimated in February according the Kiplinger’s Ag Newsletter, but below record high income levels nationwide for all producers the past three years. They also point out that income will vary greatly by enterprise, with some producers […]

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Press Release 4-9-14 WISCONSIN LAKES PARTNERSHIP CONVENTION AIMS TO PUT RESEACH INTO ACTION

April 9, 2014 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention aims to put research into action Award-winning biologist, University of Wisconsin researchers to highlight event Contact Eric Olson, 715-346-2192, eolson@uwsp.edu Stevens Point, Wis.—A researcher known for groundbreaking studies on the link between frogs and environmental contaminants will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership […]

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Press Release – 4-8-14

Press Release – 4-8-14

PRESS RELEASE       Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . April 8, 2014 Waupaca County Title:  Wisconsin 4-H Centennial Being Celebrated with a Month of Service Author:  Penny Tank, 4-H Program Assistant               2014 marks the 100th anniversary of […]

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April-May 4-H Forecast

April-May 4-H Forecast

April is a special time in 4-H to say thank you to the volunteers.  April 6-12 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  It is a chance to thank all those who make our 4-H program the best it can be. A volunteer is: Very valuable person One who makes a huge difference in a youth’s life […]

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