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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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Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available

Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is recruiting a part-time AmeriCorps member to serve all of Waupaca County, hosted by the Waupaca County UW-Extension office. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Nutrition Educators deliver nutrition and garden-based education to students grades K-12 with an initial focus on the elementary grades in Waupaca […]

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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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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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