Waupaca County Forage Council to Award a $500 Scholarship

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 2017 and be enrolled for 12 credits for the 2017-18 […]

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2017 Waupaca County Broadband Access/Demand Survey

The Waupaca County UW-Extension’s Leadership Waupaca County (LWC), Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation, and Waupaca County Planning and Zoning are conducting this needs assessment (survey) to determine current accessibility and broadband needs throughout Waupaca County.  In order to identify areas of demand, it is very important that you include your address. Survey results will be […]

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Farm Management/Ag Professionals Conference – May 5th

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, May 5th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Topics to be addressed at the update include: Decisions Impacting 2017 Cropping Profitability – Kevin Jarek, Outagamie County UW-Extension Crops & Soils […]

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LWC Class XVII Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017

The graduation of Leadership Waupaca County (LWC) Class XVII is fast approaching.  This 9-month community leadership program began back in late August.  Since then, participants have learned much about what it takes to be a community leader, the workings of local, county and state government as well as worked on a community project based on community issues […]

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Waupaca County Fair Demonstration Contest

WAUPACA COUNTY FAIR DEMONSTRATION CONTEST will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., at the Little Wolf Town Hall.  This is a Waupaca County Fair event, open to all Junior Fair exhibitors. The Fair Board strongly encourages the youth to repeat their demonstrations at the fair and would provide a stage for them.  […]

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April/May 4-H Forecast

Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017!  National Volunteer week was established in 1974 and has become a nationwide effort to encourage people to volunteer in their communities. We are so thankful for all of the 4-H volunteers in our county. In Waupaca County 4-H we have 188 adult volunteer leaders who […]

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Garden Walk and Art Stroll

Mark your calendars!  The 13 Annual Waupaca County Master Gardener “Garden Walk and Art Stroll” is slated for Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Come to enjoy several Waupaca Area Gardens and Central Wisconsin Artists.  Tickets and garden guide/map will be available in early June at the Waupaca Chamber Office on […]

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New Report on GMO’s

Latest National Academy of Science Report on GMO’s says… “While recognizing the inherent difficulty of detecting subtle or long-term effects in health or the environment, the study committee found no substantiated evidence of a difference in risks to human health between currently commercialized genetically engi­neered (GE) crops and conventionally bred crops, nor did it find […]

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Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) Scholarship

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships this year to Waupaca County graduating seniors. Applications and references must be postmarked no later than April 7, 2017.  No late entries will be accepted. PDF:  2017 Scholarship Application    WORD:  2017 Scholarship Application https://waupaca.uwex.edu/files/2010/05/2017-Scholarship-All-Pages.pdf

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4-H Forecast

2017 Waupaca County Fair Dates: While planning for 2017, please note the Waupaca County Fair dates are August 23-27, 2017. Check out the Waupaca County Fair website at http://waupacacountyfair.org/ for more information. Elections for the 4-H Leaders’ Board will be held at the March Association meeting.  If any leaders are interested in learning more about […]

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