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Tschanz Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

Tschanz Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

The University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program inducted 100 laureates into the brand-new Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Saturday, November 15. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the last statewide event celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial supporters, staff […]

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Green County Ag Impacts 2014

Green County Ag Impacts 2014

Agriculture works hard for Green 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. Green County is home to almost twice as many dairy cattle as people. The county has the highest number of cheese […]

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Green County Welcomes Ellen Andrews

Green County Welcomes Ellen Andrews

Green County UW-Extension welcomes Ellen Andrews as the newly hired 4-H Youth Development Educator. Andrews firmly believes that youth are valuable as contributors to their community now and in the future. Andrews comes to Green County with over a decade of 4-H youth development and UW-Extension experience serving in Lafayette, Outagamie, and most recently Calumet […]

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Implement of Husbandry-Wisconsin Act 377

Implement of Husbandry-Wisconsin Act 377

Farmers, agriculturists and local town and law enforcement officials will want to be aware of the recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The Wisconsin legislation that was signed into law in April 2014 as Wisconsin Act 377, updates the definition of implements of husbandry (IOH) and creates […]

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2014 Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

2014 Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County is offering a CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program from May 1 to October 31, at the Green County Landfill, W2002 County SS, Brodhead, WI.  The program will be open to receive Agriculture products as well as Household products for Green County farmers and residents. Hours of Operation: 7AM-3PM (Weekdays) 8AM-Noon (1st Saturday of […]

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Green County Hay & Bedding Sale Information

Green County Hay & Bedding Sale Information

Green County local auctions are being held for the sale of hay/forage and bedding.  Detailed area non-tested auction information including dates, times, and locations can be found on the Green County UW-Extension Agriculture webpage.  The local auction results will also be posted on the webpage for your needs.  For more information, visit the webpage or contact Mark Mayer, Green […]

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Syse Named 2014 Friend of Extension

Syse Named 2014 Friend of Extension

Ron Syse was presented with the 2014 Friend of Extension award at the October Ag and Extension Committee meeting.  Each year the Green County University of Wisconsin-Extension office recognizes a Green County resident for their support of UW-Extension educational programs. Recipients are selected because they have gone above and beyond to support UW-Extension’s mission in […]

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Green County Fair Livestock Auction

Green County Fair Livestock Auction

The Green County Fair Livestock Auction  and Fur & Feather Auction were held on Saturday, July 19th, at the Green County Fair Stock Pavillion, Monroe, WI.  Attached is the Complete Buyer List and Addresses and addresses Below are the PRELIMINARY Auction Lists, subject to change before the actual auctions.  If you have any questions, please contact the Green County UW-Extension office […]

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Strengthening Families Facilitator Training

Strengthening Families Facilitator Training

Green County UW-Extension will be offering a parent education program that has been proven to help families function and communicate better at a time in kids’ development when it’s “now or never”.  It is effective at both prevention and early intervention with youth risk behavior and improving school success.  The two day training is set for […]

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Green County Ag Plastic Film Recycling Program

Green County Ag Plastic Film Recycling Program

Green County UW-Extension in coordination with the Green County Landfill will be hosting an Ag Plastic Film Recycling Program.  Farmers will have the opportunity to dispose of old plastic from wrapped bales, bunker cover, and silo bags again this fall from November 3-14 at the Green County Landfill, free of charge.  The Landfill will be […]

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Green County 4-H Shooting Sports Receives Donation

Green County 4-H Shooting Sports Receives Donation

Green County 4-H Shooting Sports recently received a donation from the Green County Coyote Hunters Club to help support 4-H shooting sports programs.  The Green County Coyote Hunters Club has a mission to control predator populations by hunting coyotes and fox with the aid of dogs; to promote safety, fellowship, and good sportsmanship; and to […]

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2014 Green County Barn Quilt Calendars

2014 Green County Barn Quilt Calendars

The 2014 Green County Barn Quilt Calendars are available to be purchased for a cost of $10.00 each. (If mailing is needed, please call for postage costs)  The calendar includes the directory of all the barn quilts in Green County.  Calendars may be purchased at Das Baumhas, Monroe, WI; the Green County Courthouse, Monroe, WI; […]

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Top Issues Facing Green County in the Next Five Years

Top Issues Facing Green County in the Next Five Years

Green County UW-Extension conducted a survey in December 2012 asking area residents to identify the top issues Green County will be facing over the next five years.  Green County residents identified 155 different issues in the initial randam survey.  A second survey was sent to 127 local leaders representing all Green County communities and townships […]

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Green County HCE part of  Wisconsin Bookworms ™

Green County HCE part of Wisconsin Bookworms ™

Wisconsin Bookworms ™ is a partnership between the Wisconsin Association for Home and Community Education (WAHCE), University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs and Wisconsin Public Television. The program provides eight free books per year to children who otherwise might not be able to own them. Volunteer readers attend preschool classrooms, reading books and providing classroom […]

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