Protecting Dairy Farm Income With Dairy Revenue Insurance

Learn about the new Dairy Revenue Protection Program (Dairy-RP), a new federal crop insurance risk management tool, with a quarterly payout to dairy farms when milk revenue falls below their insured revenue level.  Participants will also learn about the FSA Dairy Margin Protection Program as another tool, especially when milk prices are low. January 31, […]

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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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Register Now for UW-Extension Master Gardener Training Program

With the growing season over for another year, now is the time to consider participating in the upcoming local Extension Master Gardener training program to improve your gardening and landscaping knowledge and skills for next year.  The training program runs twelve consecutive Tuesday evenings starting February 12th and goes thru April, 2019 at the courthouse […]

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Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn

Title: Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn Author: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Pricing High Moisture Shell Corn Waupaca, Wis. – With corn silage harvest finished on most farms, dairy and livestock producers now turn their attention to buying, selling and harvesting high moisture shell corn (HMSC). High moisture corn is harvested before the kernel is […]

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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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