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2015 Delegation

4-H Winter Leadership Camp Highlights

Winter Leadership Camp for 6-8 graders was held February 6-8, 2015, at Camp TaPaWingo. Youth from 12 counties across Northeast Wisconsin converged at Camp TaPaWingo to develop their leadership skills while having some winter fun. Sessions included public speaking, teambuilding, identifying your leadership strengths, setting goals, and how to lead fun in 4-H! Winter Leadership […]


lmpact of Agriculture on Manitowoc County

Agriculture works hard for Manitowoc 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. Manitowoc County is an agricultural powerhouse. The county is home to about 110,000 dairy cattle compared to approximately 81,000 people. Dairy […]

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4-H Public Speaking Contest

Manitowoc County 4-H will be holding a county-wide Public Speaking Contest on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc, beginning at 6 pm. The contest is open to all Manitowoc County youth in grades K – 13, or one year post high school, who are members of an organized […]

4-H Dog Project

4-H Dog Project Workshops & Trainings

MANITOWOC COUNTY 4-H DOG WORKSHOPS will be held one SATURDAY MORNING each month at the Manitowoc County Kennel Club, 40 Albert Drive, Manitowoc. TIMES:   9:00 – 9:45 a.m.     OBEDIENCE TRAINING WITH YOUR DOG 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.   AGILITY TRAINING WITH YOUR DOG Fun Programs–To Be Announced 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Kids and dogs are excused; […]

Alice in Dairyland 2015

Manitowoc County to host 2015 Alice in Dairyland Finals

Welcome to Manitowoc County, your host for the 68th Alice in Dairyland Finals. Agriculture works hard for Manitowoc County every day.  Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity.  Approximately 300 dairy farms, with herds ranging from fewer than 20 cows to more than 3,000 […]


Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference

Agenda WI Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference 2015 April 30, 2015 at Liberty Hall, Kimberly, WI Tentative Agenda Featuring Temple Grandin, Dee Griffin, and Lily Edwards-Callaway 9:00 am     Registration 9:30 am     Bruce Feinberg, McDonalds – We’re Only as Good as Our Customers Think We Are 10:20 am   Dr. Dee Griffin, University of Nebraska – Proper […]

Youth Tractor Driving

Tractor & Farm Safety Camp

Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety  training? Camp TaPaWingo is offering Tractor & Farm Safety Camp April 17-19, 2015. This camp will include all meals, lodging, training materials, and 24 hours […]

Private Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

The Manitowoc County UW-Extension Office has scheduled one Private Applicator Training Session. It will be held on Thursday, March 12th. This is the only session scheduled for Manitowoc County. The session will run from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. at the Manitowoc County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc. Registration will begin at 9:15 […]

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Raising a Thinking Child

If you are a parent of a 4-7 year old and your child has experienced any of the following: Temper tantrums Difficulty making or keeping friends Impatience or interrupting Not listening Then the Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you guide your child to […]



Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is to provide unbiased performance comparisons of hybrid seed corn for both grain and silage available in Wisconsin. In 2014, […]