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Green County PEAQ Alfalfa Readings

2015 alfalfa maturity readings in the Green County are running ahead of the 5 year average.  As of May 20 little weevil damage was noted in most fields and their development will be slowed by cool weather the third week of May. They do most of their damage in the 3 & 4 in-star stages when we reach […]

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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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Green County Mental Health First Aid

Sometimes, first aid isn’t a BANDAGE, or CPR, or the HEIMLICH, or calling 911.  Sometimes, first aid is YOU! Someone you know could be experiencing a mental illness or crisis. You can help them. You are more likely to encounter someone–friend, family member, coworker, neighbor or member of the community in an emotional or mental crisis […]

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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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Raising A Thinking Child Parenting Program

The Raising A Thinking Child workshop series consists of 8 weekly classes, held on Wednesdays, March 25th – May 31st from 4:45pm-6:00pm. It’s important to attend as many classes as possible to obtain the desired results with your child(ren).  The cost for the course is $15 and registration includes the Raising A Thinking Child workbook […]

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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 Childcare Provider Training

Green County UW-Extension has designated their Spring 2015 Childcare Provider Training to a sustainable series for outdoor sciences. Classes will include Biodiversity (March 5th), Gardening & Growing Food (April 16th), and Weather & Climate Change (May 7th), and will be instructed by Victoria Solomon, Green County Community Resource Development Educator and Bridget Mouchon-Humphrey, Green County Family Living […]

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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 […]

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