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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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4-H Winter Camp Registrations Due Friday, December 8th

Please call our office at 715-258-6230 to register or email penny.tank@ces.uwex.edu.  Registration is due this Friday, payment can be made later.  May need to postpone or cancel based on numbers registered so far. 4-H Winter Camp – Youth in grades 7 and above.  Join 4-H’ers from Waupaca, Portage, and Marathon Counties for a weekend of […]

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$1000 Scholarship Available from the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to be used during the second semester of the 2018-19 school year. Third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities are eligible to apply. Additional scholarships will be available to high school seniors planning to pursue […]

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2017 WI Corn Hybrid Performance Trial Results

Now Available!! 2017 WI Corn Hybrid Performance Trials…Grain, Silage, Specialty/Organic Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is to provide unbiased performance comparisons of hybrid seed corn […]

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Agriculture Extension Educator Position Opening for Calumet County

Agriculture Extension Educator Position Opening Interested in making a positive impact in Calumet County?  University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in Calumet County, is looking for an individual who is passionate about agriculture and supporting the local agriculture economy, to fill our current Agriculture Extension Educator vacancy.  The successful applicant will be responsible for education programs […]

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4-H Winter Camp – Youth in grades 7 and above

Join 4-H’ers from Waupaca, Portage, and Marathon Counties for a weekend of relaxation and fun at Winter Camp, January 12-14, 2018. Winter Camp will again be held at Upham Woods near Wisconsin Dells. Winter Camp is a very unstructured camp with lots of time dedicated to making new friends, reacquainting yourself with old friends, educational […]

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Attention Older Youth in the 4-H Program!!

Opportunities include a variety of experiences geared towards older youth in the 4-H program. We hope you will take some time to consider these opportunities! Winter Camp, grades 7 and above, registration enclosed and due December 8  Registration Form 4-H Ambassador, grades 8 and above, application due January 4 (no cost to be an ambassador) The […]

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2018 Cow College

The 2018 Cow College dates have been announced! January 9 (1-3 PM) at Fox Valley Tech College in Clintonville:  Using Genomic Testing to Improve Your Herd by Dr. Kent Weigel, Extension Dairy Genetics Specialist, UW-Madison                                     Premium Beef Program: An Option for Your Dairy Farm? by Dr. Victor Cabrera, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, UW-Madison     January 16 (1-3 PM) […]

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4-H ENROLLMENTS DUE NOVEMBER 15TH

Re-enrollments for 2017-2018 are due November 15, 2017.   Refer to the Enrollment Guide for more enrollment details.  2018 4-H Enrollment Guide FOR Members AND Leaders The following are important dates to remember when enrolling in 4hOnline: Log on to https://wi.4honline.com and access your account. Basic information you input last year will remain, including projects you were […]

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