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4-H Achievement Night to be held Thursday, November 1, 2018

All members, leaders, parents and family members are invited to attend the annual Achievement Night on Thursday, November 9, 2018, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the commons at Little Wolf High School in Manawa. Please come and support all of our hard working 4-H members for their project efforts! General Leaders will be informed of […]

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Small Market Animal Upcoming Meetings

The Small Market Animal Committee has planned their start up and annual meetings for this fall. Both meetings will take place at Manawa City Hall, October 11th and November 8th starting at 6:30 p.m. The bylaws and sale rules will be reviewed at the start up meeting and prepared for a formal vote at the […]

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4-H Pumpkin, Watermelon, Sunflower & Poster Contest

Click here for more information:  2018 Pumpkin and Poster Contest Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Waupaca Public Library 107 S Main St, Waupaca, WI 54981 (please be patient when parking as some roads in downtown Waupaca may be under construction and these 4-H activities are at the same time as the Farmer’s Market).  Everybody […]

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Fall Field Day – October 10! — LOCATION MOVED TO BEAR LAKE

Waupaca County UW-Extension in conjunction with the Waupaca County Forage Council will host a Fall Field on Wednesday, October 10th originally scheduled to take place at Dan and Ruth Boerst’s farm just west of Manawa (E5663 Yohr Road, Manawa) – WILL NOW BE HELD AT BEAR LAKE RESORT (N4715 STATE ROAD 22 & 110). The […]

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Healthy Communities Coordinator Position Available!!

We’re hiring! University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension is looking for individuals who are passionate about healthy communities, to fill our current vacancy: Healthy Communities Coordinator – responsible for coordinating and collaborating with local agencies to address diet-related disparities by contributing to advancing policy, systems, and environmental changes to promote healthy eating and physical activity behaviors […]

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UWEX FARM MANAGEMENT SEMINAR – September 14

Northeast Wisconsin farm managers, Ag lenders and other Ag industry professionals are encouraged to attend the annual UW-Extension Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals on Friday, September 14th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Topics to be addressed include: Market Outlook & Strategies – Robin Schmahl, AgDairy LLC Marketing Consultant Farm Exit Planning – Stephanie Plaster, […]

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Alternative Forage Crops

Winter kill and dry weather have some farms looking at Alternative Forage Crops to build back their feed inventory in 2018.  This is a two-page summary that will be helpful for specific planting and harvesting recommendations.    

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LWC Taking Applications for Class XIX

Leadership Waupaca County is now taking applications for Class XIX, which will begin with an orientation on August 21.  Cost is $400 and applications are due by July 31, 2018 **COST IS ONLY $375 if you apply by July 15th**  The LWC program guides participants through a series of workshops, tours, discussions, and hands-on learning experiences.  […]

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