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2016 Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County will again be offering a CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program from May 2 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 Each […]

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Ag Plastic Film Accepted on Wednesdays for Recycling

Green County has collected over 250,000 pounds of used Ag plastic over the last two years.  Starting in 2016 area farmers now have the opportunity to dispose of old plastic from wrapped bales, bunker covers and silo bags every Wednesday at the Green County Landfill. The landfill will be accepting agriculture plastics from Green County area farmers from 7AM […]

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Green County UWEX Releases 2015 Annual Report

The Green County UW-Extension office has released its 2015 annual report. Green County UW-Extension works hard to bring the Wisconsin Idea to all corners of Green County communities. Staffed by University of Wisconsin faculty, Green County UW-Extension offers Green County residents research-based education designed to meet local needs in the areas of Agriculture and Natural […]

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2016 Green County Fair Rabbit Class Change

A significant change to the 2016 Green County Junior Fair Rabbit and Meat Animal Auction rules has just been approved. The single fryer class will be replaced with a Single Roaster class.  We expect the Green County Fairbook to read as follow for the Rabbit Department: Department 8: Rabbits – CLASS I –MARKET LOTS Lot 1.  […]

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2015 Friend of Extension Award

UW-Extension in Green County annually presents an award to an area organization or individual in recognition of their outstanding commitment to UW-Extension’s educational outreach and research programs in the county. The recipient of the 2015 Friend of Extension Award is the Green County Agriculture Society and Mechanics Institute. This private association organizes and operates the […]

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Green County HCE Schwans Fundraiser

Please help the members of the Green County HCE organization in raising funds to award scholarships to graduating seniors in Green County that are relatives of an HCE member or a member of a Green County 4-H Club/FFA or FLCA. Schwan’s Cares uses online shopping to eliminate the hassle of money handling and product distribution. […]

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4-H Enrollment Instructions 2015-2016

If you are new to 4-H, and have not yet selected a 4-H club to join, please first take a look at our Green County 4-H Clubs website. September 3 – November 1 is our primary enrollment period for both NEW enrollments and Re-enrollments.  Youth must be enrolled by November 1st, if they wish to […]

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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 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 Fair Livestock Auction

The Green County Fair Livestock Auction  and Fur & Feather Auction were held on Saturday, July 25th, at the Green County Fair Stock Pavillion, Monroe, WI.  Attached is the 2015 Buyers Names and Addresses. Below are the Auction Lists, showing the participants by species.  If you have any questions, please contact the Green County UW-Extension office at 608-328-9440. Participants: Fur and Feather […]

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