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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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Ag News of Interest for Waupaca County

We have had several request for two recent Ag publications.   The first is County Profile – 2017 USDA Ag Census fact sheet and the second is 2012-2018 Local & Statewide Cropland Value. Please check them out.  If you would like to have additional information or have question on these or any agricultural inquiries, please contact […]

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Fresh Vegetable Products Recalled for Listeria Risk

Fresh vegetable products recalled for Listeria risk Published on November 5, 2019 by BARBARA H INGHAM Many national retail brands, including DelMonte, Walmart, Kroger, HEB and Trader Joe’s – are recalling fresh vegetables products from Mann Packing Co. Inc. The recall is a response to notifications by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have a “Best If […]

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REMINDER – 4-H Re-Enrollments due November 15th

Go to 4-H Online to enroll in the new 4-H year by November 15th.  See the 2019 Waupaca County 4-H Enrollment Guide for instructions.  Attention Leaders:  The enrollment screen will look a little different.  NEW this year, you will have to select a volunteer type.  There will be position descriptions connected to each type of leader for […]

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2020 Winter Camp – North Central Wisconsin 4-H FIRE & ICE

Registration is open in 4-H Online for Youth Winter Camp (2 nights this year). Attention youth in grades 7 and above!  Come for a fun winter weekend with youth from Portage, Wood, Lincoln, Langlade, Shawano, Oneida and Price Counties, Friday – Sunday, January 31-February 2, 2020.  Camp will be held at the Lion’s Camp in Rosholt.  […]

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4-H Forecast – October/November 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Read Each 4-H Forecast 5. If someone asks you if you have read the newsletter, you can say, “Yes I have, what do you want to know?” 4. The 4-H Forecast is the best way to be sure all 4-H families have an opportunity to receive the same information. 3. Find […]

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Cow College 2020

The 2020 Cow College will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 14 and 21.   Cost is only $5.00/day or $10 for all 3 days.  Advanced registration is appreciated in order to prepare for each session. We have two registration options available:  FILL OUT a registration form and mail with your check to one of the Extension […]

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Waupaca County is hiring a FoodWIse Nutrition Educator.

“The Waupaca County FoodWIse team is hiring. FoodWIse is looking for a Nutrition Educator to provide education related to basic nutrition, regular low impact physical activity, food safety, and food budgeting for individuals and families living on limited economic resources.” Waupaca nutrition educator – https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502639/nutrition-educator Outagamie Nutrition Educator – https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502640/nutrition-educator *in order to be eligible for both […]

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Farm Management for Ag Professionals – September 13

Northeast Wisconsin farm business management professionals and Ag lenders are encouraged to attend the annual fall Extension Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals on Friday, September 13th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Topics to be addressed include: · “Dairy Market & Milk Price Outlook” by Mark Stephenson, UW-Madison Extension Dairy Marketing Specialist. · “Dairy Revenue […]

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August-September 4-H Forecast

Returning to UW-Madison – You may have noticed that we’ve changed over to the UW-Madison colors on our websites and our logos. From now on, our official name will be the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, but you can continue to call us “Extension”. Our mission is not changing. We’re committed to our work in local communities throughout […]

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