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2018 Cattle Feeders Clinic

The  2018 Cattle Feeders Clinic will be held on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018 at the Equity Livestock Sale Barn in Marion. This event is FREE and begins at NOON with a FREE lunch (sponsored by Equity).  Program begins at 1:00pm.  Advanced registration is required. Register by calling:  Waupaca County UW-Extension (715-258-6231) or Equity Sale Barn (715-754-5227) or (715-758-2125). Program […]

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Waupaca County Forage Council 2018 Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018 is the date for the Waupaca County Forage Council’s annual meeting and auction.  This year’s event will be at Bear Lake Resort in Manawa (N4715 State Road 22-110).  Call our office to register at 715-258-6231.  Registrations appreciated by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5th.  The days events will be as follows: 10:00 – […]

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4-H Super Saturday

Waupaca County 4-H Super Saturday is the largest project training held during the 4-H year and is an excellent example of youth and adults working together in the 4-H spirit. Three objectives for Super Saturday are for members, leaders, and parents to increase project knowledge or learn about an unknown area, for participants to share […]

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Waupaca County Large Market Animal Mandatory Meetings

If members wish to participate in the Waupaca County Large Animal Sale (beef, sheep, swine), they must attend one of the mandatory meetings listed below. If the participant cannot attend, a parent or guardian MUST attend in their place.  As stated in the 4-H enrollment guidelines, 3rd graders cannot sell in the large and small market animal sale. Large Market […]

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HCE Scholarships Available

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 March 21, 2018. Application

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Attention Potential State Fair Beef Exhibitors

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Market Beef Identification Deadline (postmark): Beef: Tuesday – February 13, 2018. Here is a link to the State Fair website that includes animal information http://wistatefair.com/competitions/junior-livestock/  Please go to this link to read more depending on what you are planning to exhibit at the State Fair.

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December 2017 / January 2018 4-H Forecast

Are you interested in traveling within Wisconsin and/or across the country? Are you in 7th grade or above? Do you want to build friendships with other youth from outside Waupaca County? Do you want to promote 4-H within Waupaca County, make club visits, and plan older youth events? Do you want to expand your 4-H […]

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“Managing at the Bottom of the Farm Income Cycle”

Managing a farm in tough economic times is a tremendous challenge.  There are no easy answers, only difficult choices.  This short publication from Dr. Kevin Bernhardt, Extension Farm Business and Financial Management Specialist at UW-Platteville, is titled “Managing at the Bottom of the Farm Income Cycle” and lists specific strategies and tactics to help improve […]

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