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Check our Calendar of Events

Need to check details for an event, verify a date, or find a location? Check our new Calendar of Events, which you can access from the menu at the top of the page. This is a one-stop calendar for all of our events – 4-H, agriculture workshops, classes, etc., but it is a work in […]


Two Upcoming Ag Programs on October 15

1 p.m. – Genomics 101 Tour, Town of Browning: Learn about genomics using technology from Zoestis Genetics and then tour Brandner’s robotic cross-ventilated calf-feeding facility. Meet at 1 p.m. at Browning Town Hall (corner of State Hwy 64 & Lekie Dr, east of Medford). Must wear clean clothing and washable footwear. No rsvp is needed […]


StrongBones classes start in September

Classes start the week of September 14 and run for ten weeks. Registration starts August 24. Cost is $15 for all ten weeks.       CLASS SCHEDULES Medford Multipurpose Room at the Fairgrounds Mon & Wed: 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 4:15-5:15 p.m. Tues & Thurs: 6:30-7:30 a.m. or 5-6 p.m. Goodrich Town Hall Mon & […]


Growing Soybeans?

If you grow soybeans, UW-Extension has a new website, CoolBean.info, dedicated to soybean research and information for growers. The site also includes information about small grains: barley, oat, and wheat. The site is sponsored by the Wisconsin Soybean Extension Program and the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board. One report on the site that may be of […]

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Pricing Hay? Try the New UW-Extension App

May 18, 2015 Contact: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Waupaca County, 715-258-6230 or greg.blonde@ces.uwex.edu Waupaca, Wis. – It’s that time of the year when fresh mowed hay fills the air across Wisconsin, which also means many farmers and rural neighbors will be negotiating the sale of standing hay. An estimated 2.5 million acres of dry hay and […]

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Managing Your Money Class Schedule for 2015

2015 Managing Your Money Develop your personal spending plan. Learn how to keep track of your spending. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED: 715-748-3327, ext 3 or ext 9 Each class meets once a week for 3 weeks.   Wednesdays, May 20, 27, June 3: 1-3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, September 23, 30, October 7: 1-3 p.m.  6-8 […]


Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Information

Recent outbreaks of avian influenza on Midwest poultry farms have raised many questions. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has provided several fact sheets on the Animal Diseases/Avian Influenza page of their website. Lisa Olson-McDonald, West Central Regional Director of Wisconsin Emergency Management, has recommended these two fact sheets in particular: […]