Fair Evaluation Meetings

The 2018 Junior Fair Evaluation meetings will be on two separate days to accommodate those with interest in more than one project area. The cat, dog, small pet and youth building Fair Evaluation meeting will be held on September 11, at 6:30 p.m., Manawa City Hall.  The livestock, dairy, goat, horse, small animal (rabbit and poultry) Fair […]

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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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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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