2019 Cow College

The 2019 Cow College schedule has been released!  The dates are Jan. 8, 15 and 22, 2019.  Jan 8 &15 will be 1-3 p.m. at FVTC Regional Center in Clintonville.  Jan. 22 will be a Farm Tour beginning at 10:15 a.m. and ending with lunch and presentation at Cedar Springs Golf Course. Cost is $5.00/day or $10.00 for […]

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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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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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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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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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Corn Silage Dry-Down Days

Corn Silage Dry-Down Days When:             Wednesdays – September 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where:            CHS Larsen Coop Feed Mill, Weyauwega and FVTC Regional Center, Clintonville Contact:          Clintonville Elevator (800-215-2894), CHS Larsen Coop (800-839-2667), Sara Maas-Pate, FVTC (715- 853-9226), Greg Blonde, UW-Extension (715-258-6230) This is FREE!! Anyone can bring samples.  Staff […]

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Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals

Friday, September 29, 2017 will be the date for the Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals conference.  This conference will be held at Liberty Hall in Kimberly from 9:15 am – 3:00 pm.  Cost is $40.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017. Topic include: “Milk Marketing / Dairy Policy Outlook and Update” “Understanding and […]

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Rose Chafer and Lily Leaf Beetle

We have received many calls over the past two weeks regarding the Rose Chafer.   This publication will provide with more information about them. The Lily Leaf Beetle has been found in Marathon and Portages counties.  More information can be found here:  Lily Leaf Beetle Pest Alert . If you have any questions about pests in your garden or yard, […]

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Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Do you want to learn more about gardening and landscaping, meet new friends and help others???  Become a UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!! Waupaca County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator, Greg Blonde will be holding a Master Gardener Volunteer Training.  All classes will be held on Tuesday’s from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Waupaca County Courthouse […]

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