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Extension Program Helps Farmers Make Healthy Decisions

These are difficult times for farmers. Low milk prices and high costs of production combined with trade sanctions have forced some farmers and their families to make difficult choices. Extension Outagamie County’s upcoming Taking Care of You Farm Families program aims to help farmers by giving them the tools they need to make healthy choices. […]

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Fox Cities Money Smart Week and Scholarship

Do you know of a senior in high school that is looking for possible scholarship opportunities?   Money Smart Week Fox Cities is offering a $2,000 scholarship application process.  The application deadline is approaching quickly – due March 1, 2019.  Applicants need to live in Calumet, Outagamie or Winnebago County.  The application form can be found […]

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USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management […]

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Money Smart Week Fox Cities Scholarship Opportunity

In support of Wisconsin’s Money Smart Week (March 31—April 6, 2019), the Money Smart Week Fox Cities Committee and its partner organizations are sponsoring the Money Smart 2019 Scholarship Contest. Graduating high school seniors are encouraged to answer this year’s Money Smart Question (see below) with an essay of up to 400 words. This year’s […]

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HCE Memorial Scholarship

Two $750 scholarships are being awarded by the Outagamie Extension Association of Home and Community Education this year.  Both scholarships are available to a student who is completing their senior year of high school or student continuing education on a full-time basis at either a college or technical school.  The candidate for the memorial scholarships must […]

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What is a Joy Conference Anyway?

What is a Joy Conference anyway?  The 2019 Joy Conference planning team is excited to announce our speaker line up for the February 2, 2019 conference. Outagamie County UW Extension is very pleased to be offering the 2019 Joy Conference that will be held on February 2, 2019 at the Fox Valley Lutheran High School […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry.

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Landscape Professionals Conference

Enhance your landscape professional skills and appreciation for sustainable landscape. March 5 and 6 |  Liberty Hall, Kimberly Enhance your professional skills for sustainable landscaping and provide current industry information. Workshops for landscapers, lawn care professionals as well as hardscape and other elements will be held both days. Download the brochure to learn more and […]

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Forage Council Scholarship

Outagamie County Forage Council Announces Scholarship Opportunity The Outagamie County Forage Council is proud to sponsor a $500 educational scholarship for a deserving youth entering or already enrolled in post-secondary education in the area of agriculture.  The award is designed to recognize outstanding individual accomplishment and achievement.  Students completing their senior year of high school […]

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