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2014 Green County Fair -SWINE DNA Kits

2014 Green County Fair -SWINE DNA Kits

The Green County Fair swine show will go on as scheduled in 2014, however, exhibitors will not be pre-identifying their pigs at the annual weigh-in that was scheduled for the end of March.  Due to concerns with the spread of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Virus, the Wisconsin State Veterinarian has banned all spring fair […]

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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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“Friend of Extension” Award to Kristi Leonard

“Friend of Extension” Award to Kristi Leonard

The Green County UW-Extension office annually presents an award to a local individual in recognition of their outstanding commitment to UW-Extension’s educational outreach and research programs.  Kristi Leonard of Blanchardville was presented with the 2013 Friend of Extension award at the recent Green County Master Gardeners Association Annual Meeting.  “Kristi is a tireless community volunteer […]

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2014 Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

2014 Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County is offering a CLEAN SWEEP program from May 1 to October 1, at the Green County Landfill, W2002 County SS, Brodhead, WI.  The program will be open to receive Agriculture products as well as Household products. Farmers can dispose of up to 200 pounds of Ag Chemicals for free.  Additional disposal costs will be charged for […]

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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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Green County 4-H Scrip Card Fundraiser

Green County 4-H Scrip Card Fundraiser

The Green County 4-H program is excited to be piloting a new fundraising program called Scrip. Scrip is gift certificates/cards from national and local retailers that can be used as a gift or to budget your spending. Scrip cards are purchased for retailers and do not cost the buyer any additional dollars; ie: what you pay […]

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Friend of Green County Farm Bureau Award

Friend of Green County Farm Bureau Award

The Green County UW-Extension Office team was awarded the “Friend of Green County Farm Bureau at the 2013 Green County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held on September 24th at the Ludlow Mansion.  This award is given to an individual or group for their support and partnership to the Green County Farm Bureau.  According to Green […]

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Victoria Solomon joins Green County UW-Extension

Victoria Solomon joins Green County UW-Extension

UW-Extension Green County is proud to announce the hiring of Victoria Solomon as the new Community Resource Development Educator.  Victoria recently moved to Monroe from Platteville, WI where she worked as an Associate Planner with the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC).  While at SWWRPC, Victoria worked on regional foods issues and community capacity building […]

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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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Green County Agriculture Land Values

Green County Agriculture Land Values

Wisconsin Agriculture land sold without buildings, increased 1% in value from 2009 to 2010, but has declined 17.8% from it’s high in 2006.  The value of WI farmland sold with buildings decreased 3.3% from 2009 to 2010.  In Green County Ag land sold without buildings sold for an average price of $3,535/acre in 2010, down 3.4% from […]

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Green County 4-H & FFA Scholarships

Green County 4-H & FFA Scholarships

Green County 4-H & FFA youth should take the opportunity to visit and apply for many of the scholarships available for continued education.  The scholarship titles include the links of the website or the actual application.  If you have any questions regarding the scholarships, please contact the Green County UW-Extension office at 608-328-9440.

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Green County Barn Quilts!

Green County Barn Quilts!

Quilts, always a beloved symbol of comfort, family, heritage and community will provide a warm invitation to the rural countryside of Green County. Vibrant quilt patterns will be painted on pre-built 8’x8’ wooden squares. Each quilt will be painted by a team of volunteers and will require a willing barn owner to donate hanging space […]

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