Press Release 4-9-14 WISCONSIN LAKES PARTNERSHIP CONVENTION AIMS TO PUT RESEACH INTO ACTION

April 9, 2014 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention aims to put research into action Award-winning biologist, University of Wisconsin researchers to highlight event Contact Eric Olson, 715-346-2192, eolson@uwsp.edu Stevens Point, Wis.—A researcher known for groundbreaking studies on the link between frogs and environmental contaminants will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership […]

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Press Release – 4-8-14

PRESS RELEASE       Waupaca County UW-Extension – 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI  54981 Phone:  (715) 258-6230    FAX:  (715) 258-6232   For Immediate Release . . . April 8, 2014 Waupaca County Title:  Wisconsin 4-H Centennial Being Celebrated with a Month of Service Author:  Penny Tank, 4-H Program Assistant               2014 marks the 100th anniversary of […]

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AG Newsletter Request Form

AG Agent, Greg Blonde provides a  Agriculture Resource Newsletter.  If you would like to receive a copy or if your information has changed please use our newly created form.  This form helps us stay in touch and better serve you.  The form is word fillable for your convenience.  Ag Resource Newsletter Request Form fillable form (pdf)

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The Affordable Care Act & Farm Families

 You Tube Link of the presentation from December 3rd is now available.  The handouts of the presentation are also available.  If you would like further assistance regarding the ACA Maria Vargas can be reached at 920-882-6425.  Maria is with Parnership Community Health Center.  They have 3 Centers for Enrollment.  They are: Main Office – 500 W. Franklin Street […]

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Understanding Financial Options for Education

Financing Higher Education Families with high school members considering college or technical college may have questions about the risks and benefits of financing that education.  In 1990, 1 in 5 undergraduates borrowed money while today it is 2 in five that finance education.  Many students choose to work full or part time to reduce the […]

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Pricing Drought Stressed Corn Silage

Arriving at a fair and equitable price for corn silage is difficult due to the number of factors involved that are dynamic and biologically variable. Pricing Drought Stressed Corn Silage – July 2012 (pdf 4pgs)

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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Check out these fact sheets: Plant Your Dollars Close to Home & Watch Your Community Grow The Best Tasting Food Ripens Close to Home Buy Locally Grown, It’s Thousands of Miles Fresher

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2011 Waupaca County Agriculture: Value & Economic Impact

Agriculture works hard for Waupaca County every day.  Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues.  2011 Waupaca Co Ag Impact brochure (pdf)

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UW Extension Impact – Spring 2012

Extension Impact:  Education Makes a Difference.  In this issue:  UWEX land Rent Survey, WNEP & Senior Nutrition, 4-H Display Receives State Award, Underage Drinking, Heart Disease & Prevention, Strategic Planning, and Upcoming Events.  Extension Impact-Spring 2012 (pdf 4 pgs)

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First Crop Alfalfa Monitoring

The Waupaca County Forage Council is again sponsoring the annual PEAQ (Predictive Equations for Alfalfa Quality) first crop alfalfa monitoring program this year.  Field data from cooperating farms/consultants will be available late April and into May to help improve timing of first crop this year.  With the unusual weather that we have experienced, this program is […]

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2012 marks 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Wisconsin

  Cooperative Extension has served the citizens of Wisconsin since 1912, and will spend 2012 celebrating 100 years of education and outreach to families, youth, farmers, businesses and communities. Cooperative Extension is a unique partnership of counties, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Wisconsin working together to help people put knowledge to […]

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