Garden Walk and Art Stroll

Mark your calendars!  The 13 Annual Waupaca County Master Gardener “Garden Walk and Art Stroll” is slated for Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Come to enjoy several Waupaca Area Gardens and Central Wisconsin Artists.  Tickets and garden guide/map will be available in early June at the Waupaca Chamber Office on […]

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New Report on GMO’s

Latest National Academy of Science Report on GMO’s says… “While recognizing the inherent difficulty of detecting subtle or long-term effects in health or the environment, the study committee found no substantiated evidence of a difference in risks to human health between currently commercialized genetically engi­neered (GE) crops and conventionally bred crops, nor did it find […]

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“Grow Your Own Salad Greens”

“Nothing tastes quite like a salad fresh from your own garden. Lettuce, and many other salad greens, are very easy to grow, and there are many more types available to grow yourself than you can typically find at the grocery store. Learn more about the variety of salad greens that are easily grown in a […]

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Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) Scholarship

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships this year to Waupaca County graduating seniors. Applications and references must be postmarked no later than April 7, 2017.  No late entries will be accepted. PDF:  2017 Scholarship Application    WORD:  2017 Scholarship Application http://waupaca.uwex.edu/files/2010/05/2017-Scholarship-All-Pages.pdf

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4-H Forecast

2017 Waupaca County Fair Dates: While planning for 2017, please note the Waupaca County Fair dates are August 23-27, 2017. 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 interested in learning more about […]

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Extension Impact – Winter 2017

Check out what has been happening in the Waupaca County UW-Extension office by reading our Extension Impact newsletter.  It is published quarterly and then distributed at the Waupaca County Board meeting.   If you’d like a copy of your own, please stop by our office and pick up a copy.

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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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