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Green County Dairy Youth Auction Participants

Plan to the attend the 2015 Green County Dairy Youth Auction, on Sunday, July 26th, at 1:00pm, at the Green County Fairgrounds in the Hospitality Tent.  Held in coordination with the Green County Cheese Auction, the Dairy Youth Auction recognizes top youth who qualified to participate in the auction.  For a complete list of the […]

A group of cows, animals that prefer to eat at the same time, feed at Ripp's Dairy Valley, a 700-cow farm in Dane, Wis., on July 30, 2007. Founded on the idea that meeting the social needs of a dairy herd increases overall herd productivity, Ken Nordlund,a food animal production medicine veterinarian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has created the Transition Cow Index (TCI). The TCI system uses a variety of facility measurements to predict where farmers can make improvements in herd health and productivity.
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2015 Green County Dairy Modernization Tours

The Green County UW-Extension in cooperation with the Green County Milk Quality Council and support from Union Bank & Trust and the Bank of Brodhead, will be sponsoring Dairy Facility Farm Tours on Thursday, August 20th, 2015. The tours will include seven dairy farms located in the Green County area that have all made modernization […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Facilitator Training

Raising a Thinking Child is a parent education and relationship skills program for parents of 4-7 year-olds. The program consists of eight weekly classes. Parents receive a workbook and teach kids the skills they learn in class. The skills build over time, and parents practice both in class and at home with kids in the […]

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Green County Leaders Accepting Applications

Green County Leaders is an educational program where individuals practice leadership skills, deepen their understanding of community issues, and prepare for leadership roles, thereby creating a network of active and visionary individuals who leverage their experience and expertise to benefit their community and local community-based organizations. The program begins with an orientation at the end […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Green County

  Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed for the first time in Green County, in a private yard in the Town of Decatur. The county is already under quarantine for EAB because of quarantines in neighboring counties, so this new find does not change anything from a regulatory standpoint. It should remind county residents of the […]

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2015 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 UWEX Releases 2014 Annual Report

The Green County UW-Extension office has released its 2014 annual report. “In 2014 UW-Extension extended the resources of the University to over 7,000 people in Green County through educational programs tailored to address their local needs. In addition to the direct contacts UW-Extension also supported and partnered with approxitmately100 different groups and organizations in the […]

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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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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 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 […]