Green County Master Gardeners Association Symposium

The Green County Master Gardeners Association will be holding their annual symposium- Garden Inspirations for All Seasons- “No Fear Gardening” on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:00am -3:30pm at the Peppercorn Banquets, 1417 Mansion Dr, Monroe, WI. Does the thought of a trying a new gardening technique or planting leave you with fearful reservations? This […]

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2017 Tractor Safety Course

The Green County UW-Extension office is now accepting registrations for the 2017 Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Course. The course is open to youth ages 12-16. First priority will be given to Green County residents age 14-16, then Green County residents age 12-13, and then out of county residents. Cost is $35 per Green County […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Green County UW-Extension will be hosting two Pesticide Application Training sessions and one Test Only Session at the Green County Justice Center, 2841 – 6th Street, Monroe, WI. Participants need to pre-register in person for a Green County session and to purchase the training manual. Stop at the Green County UW-Extension office at least 24 […]

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Green County Volunteer Network

Green County Volunteer Network Launched On “Giving Tuesday” The Green County Volunteer Network formally launched on “Giving Tuesday”-November 29th, 2016.This network will be an online tool that allows people to connect with volunteer opportunities in Green County. It helps community members easily find ways to use their skills and interests to volunteer in Green County. […]

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2016 Friend of Extension

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 2016 Friend of Extension Award is Monroe Engraving, Inc. owned by Daryl & Kari Fernstaedt. Ellen Andrews, UW-Extension 4H Youth Development […]

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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 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-11:30AM on the following Saturdays: June […]

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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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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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