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Waupaca County 4-H Horse & Pony Project Meeting

The first Waupaca County Horse & Pony Project meeting of the year will be held on January 27, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Manawa Elementary School.  General information, guidebooks and calendars will be handed out. Contact Tamara at wchpp.leader@gmail.com with any questions.  

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Large Market Animal Mandatory Meetings

Large Market Animal Mandatory Meetings have been scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, 7:00 p.m. at the Lebanon Town Hall (N5844 Buelow Road, New London) OR Saturday, February 8, 8:00 a.m. at Weyauwega City Hall, (109 E. Main Street, Weyauwega) (parking is available on the street in front of the Municipal Building or in the lot behind the […]

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4-H Archery Leader Certification Workshop

Are you interested in becoming a Wisconsin 4-H Certified Archery Leader?  If so then this workshop is for you.  Only Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports Archery Leader may provide hands-on or safety instruction supervision on the range. To become a new certified archery leader, adults must first complete an online training and then attend an in-person class […]

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Waupaca County Home and Community Education Scholarships Available

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 10, 2020.  No late entries will be accepted.  All correspondence regarding scholarship should be sent to me at the above address, not the Waupaca […]

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Microwave Food Safety

Microwaves play an increasingly important role in getting meals on the table, but special care must be taken so that microwaved food is safe to eat. Let’s look at some tips for cooking safely in a microwave oven. Is it safe to eat microwaved food?  Yes! Microwaves are very short (micro) radio waves that can penetrate food to about […]

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Tips for Cooking Safely in a Slow Cooker

During the winter, menu planning often turns more to soups and stews than at other times of the year.  When that happens, a slow cooker is the perfect appliance for preparing a nutritious meal that is ready when you walk through the door at the end of the day. A slow cooker or “crock pot” is a convenient […]

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Resources for Making ARC and PLC Decisions

Resources for Making ARC and PLC Decisions OVERVIEW of the ARC and PLC Programs | How they work for farmers Materials from Agricultural and Applied Economics Department at UW-Madison Intro: Intro (Video 3.1, UW-Madison) PLC: Corn and Soybeans (video 3.2, UW-Madison ARC-CO: Wheat and Oats (Video 3.3, UW-Madison) ARC-IC: Who should look at ARC-IC (Video […]

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Dozens more sick from lettuce; Wisconsin hardest hit

Three dozen more patients and two more states are officially part of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses traced to romaine lettuce, with residents in Wisconsin especially hard-hit. Over 26 individuals are confirmed with an outbreak-linked illness in Wisconsin, the most of any state in the nation. To date, 138 people across 25 states have been sickened. There have been 72 people […]

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December 2019 / January 2020 4-H Forecast

The 2018 North Central Region 4-H Volunteer Impact Study was a 12 state study of volunteers in the 4-H Youth Development Program. This included Wisconsin!  An electronic survey was sent to 1,000 randomly selected volunteers in each state and the purpose of the study was to document the impact volunteers have on the 4-H program. […]

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2020 WI Century and Sesquicentennial Award Applications

Applications are now available for the 2020 Century (100 years) and Sesquicentennial (150 years) Farm & Home Program Award, a prestigious award given to families who have dedicated their life to Wisconsin farming for 100 or 150 years. To qualify for the award, families are required to proved proof of continuous family ownership of a […]

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