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Register Now for UW-Extension Master Gardener Training Program

With the growing season over for another year, now is the time to consider participating in the upcoming local Extension Master Gardener training program to improve your gardening and landscaping knowledge and skills for next year.  The training program runs twelve consecutive Tuesday evenings starting February 12th and goes thru April, 2019 at the courthouse […]

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Extension Impact Fall 2018 Edition

Our Waupaca County UW-Extension Educators have been busy this summer with a variety of programs!  Check out the fall edition of Extension Impact to read about the Waupaca Farmers Market, the 4-H Library Exhibit, a Smartphone App, Mindfulness to Help Professionals, Farm to School and Practicing Civility. If something you read inspires you to volunteer, participate in […]

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Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn

Title: Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn Author: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn Waupaca, Wis. – With corn silage harvest finished on most farms, dairy and livestock producers now turn their attention to buying, selling and harvesting high moisture shell corn (HMSC). High moisture corn is harvested before the kernel is […]

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Come see the Waupaca County 4-H Exhibit at the Waupaca Public Library!

The public is invited to come experience Waupaca County 4-H past and present at the Waupaca Public Library Exhibit Room.  The exhibit room is located on the lower level of the library at 107 S Main Street, Waupaca and is open during regular library hours.  Explore over 100 years of 4-H through interactive trivia, historical […]

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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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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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