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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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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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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Custom Rate Guide 2017

Just in time for the 2018 cropping season, an updated Custom rate Survey of the cost for common farming operations is available from the USDA! WISCONSIN CUSTOM RATE GUIDE 2017  

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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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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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“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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