2017 Cattle Feeder Update

Tuesday, February 21 is the date for the 2017 Cattle Feeder Update.  This UW-Extension program is free, but advanced registration is required.  Reservations can be made by calling our office at 715-258-6231 or the Equity Sale Barn (715-754-5227). Beef Cattle Feeders, Dairy Steer Feeders and Beef Industry Professionals are encouraged to attend.  This event will take […]

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Current and past Waupaca County 4-H students head to presidential inauguration

WISCONSIN (WLUK) — January 20, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the new president.  And there to watch it all happen, will be 31 youth 4-H delegates from Wisconsin.  Ahnah Olsen is representing Waupaca County along with Winnebago County’s 4-H youth development educator Kayla Oberstadt.  http://fox11online.com/news/local/fox-cities/local-4h-students-will-head-to-presidential-inauguration

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Tap Into It!!

Do you have a great UW-Extension experience or story to share with others??  We would love to hear your experiences and stories! Please take a moment to share them here: https://uwcx.org

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2017 Cow College UPDATE!!!!

 Cow College – UPDATE The “Effectively Managing Digital Dermatitis & Other Hoof Health Issues in the Dairy Herd” which was originally scheduled for January 17, but was cancelled because of weather has been rescheduled.  The RESCHEDULED date will be TUESDAY, MARCH 7 and will be held at the Fox Valley Technical College in Clintonville.  If you originally registered […]

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NEW 4-H ENROLLMENTS DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2017

2017 4-H Enrollment Guide New and re-enrollments for 2016-2017 can begin at https://wi.4honline.com Refer to the Enrollment Guide for more enrollment details. FOR Members AND Leaders The following are important dates to remember when enrolling in 4hOnline: With the new 4hOnline enrollment program that we have used for 3 years, comes the relatively easy re-enrollment […]

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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements Video

The US Dept of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has made changes to its Injury and Illness Reporting and Recordkeeping requirements over the past two years. Whether you are new to OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements or would like an update on these changes, this webinar is for you. According to Cheryl Skjolaas, Extension Farm Safety Specialist […]

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Guidelines for Soil Compaction Management During a Wet Harvest Season

Guidelines for Soil Compaction Management During a Wet Harvest Season Francisco Arriaga, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Dept. of Soil Science; francisco.arriaga@wisc.edu Brian Luck, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering; bluck@wisc.edu University of Wisconsin-Madison, and UW-Extension Fast Facts: Waiting for better soil moisture conditions is best, but not always possible. Reduce axles loads… […]

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Achieving Excellence in Dairying

In January of 2016, Dr. Gordy Jones, DVM was the featured speaker at our 54th Annual Waupaca County UW-Extension “Cow College” program in Clintonville.  Dr. Jones received his veterinarian degree from Michigan State University and began his career as a dairy herd veterinarian in 1977 in Waupaca County (Weyauwega/Fremont area) and later in Oconto County.  […]

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Connie Abert Amphitheater Dedication

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 CAP Services and the City of Waupaca had a dedication ceremony for the new Waupaca Eco- Park. This new park offers a natural playground area, an education center and the Connie Abert Amphitheater. The Eco-Park reflects all the things that Connie Abert emulated in her programming as the Waupaca County […]

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3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest!!

This is the last week to sign up for the 3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest!! 4-H and FFA member’s age 9 years old and older are invited to participate in the Outagamie County 3rd Annual Meat Processing Contest.  Youth will learn the art and science of making snack sticks by experimenting with different flavors and […]

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