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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

The 2019 UW-Extension MG Volunteer training in Waupaca County will be held every Tuesday, February 12 thru April 30 from 6 – 7:30 PM.  In addition, each participant is expected to spend at lease 90 minutes at home each week preparing / reviewing the weekly topic with online videos and training manual materials.  Registration and […]

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Countywide Youth Camp “Come Grow With Us”

Camp will be held at the Fairgrounds in Weyauwega on Thursday, July 19th.  Any youth who has completed K—4th grade is invited. The cost is $4.00 per camper for 4-H members and $5.00 for non-4-H members (supper will be provided). Parents are invited to attend at no charge. Registration is due July 9.  Highlights: Fun! Learning! Meeting […]

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Pullorum Clinic – Portage County

If you are in need of testing for your poultry, here is an opportunity to attend.  Pullorum Clinic – Portage County PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS… We are planning on continuing to do a testing clinic for all the birds being shown at the fairs.  more information…

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Pricing Standing Hay App Now Available for iPhones & iPads

Pricing Standing Hay App Now Available for iPhones & iPads by Greg Blonde, Waupaca County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Just in time for first crop hay in 2018 the UW-Extension pricing standing hay app    is now available in both Android and IOS versions. iPhone and iPad users can find the free app at  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hay-pricing/id1381165835?mt=8 or search […]

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Extension Impact Spring Edition

Find out the latest programming news for each of the Waupaca County UW-Extension Educators by reading our spring edition of our quarterly publications of the Extension Impact. For more information on any of the programming by our UW-Extension educators, please call our office at 715-258-6230. Our office hours are M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Waupaca County Forage Council Scholarship Available

The Waupaca County Forage Council will again be awarding a $500 Scholarship. The applicants must be a member, child or an employee of a current Waupaca County Forage Council member. They must have completed one full year of post secondary education by the summer of 2018 and be enrolled for 12 credits for the 2018-19 […]

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IMPORTANT Snow Load Information – April 2018

Due to the recent heavy snowfall there is reason to have concern over heavy snow loads on farm buildings. There have been several farm buildings that have collapsed in Waupaca County and throughout northeast Wisconsin. In addition, many have concerns for buildings that still have significant amounts of snow on them. “Snow and ice accumulations […]

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April – May 2018 4-H Forecast

Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018!  National Volunteer week was established in 1974 and has become a nationwide effort to encourage people to volunteer in their communities. We are so thankful for all of the 4-H volunteers in our county. In Waupaca County 4-H we have almost 180 adult volunteer leaders […]

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Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals

May 4, 2018 will be the date for the Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals.  This event will begin at 9 a.m. at Liberty Hall in Kimberly.  The cost is $40 and includes lunch.  Deadline for registration is Friday, April 27. 9:00 – Registration 9:30 – “Grain & Cattle Markets” by Brenda Boetel, Professor / […]

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