Green County UWEX Releases 2017 Annual Report

The Green County UW-Extension office has released its 2017 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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YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification Starting in 2018, Wisconsin will replace the MAQA program with the YQCA program, a youth education certification program on the issues of animal welfare, food safety and character education. For 2018, this certification will be required of: Green County Fair Swine Exhibitors – must complete and […]

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2018 Tractor Safety Course Now Accepting Registrations

Green County UW-Extension is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification course. This course is for Green County youth ages 12-16 wishing to receive their state or federal certificate and to learn about tractor and machinery safety. Registrations are due Monday, March 5. The class is limited to 20 participants, and […]

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Johnson & Ziegler Awarded 2017 Friend of Extension

Ralph Johnson & Dan Ziegler were presented with the 2017 Friend of Extension awards at the recent Annual Meeting of the UW-Extension and Green County Agriculture Instructors. This award has been presented annually since 1990 by the Green County University of Wisconsin-Extension office to recognize individuals that have been provided outstanding support towards conducting UW-Extension […]

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Green County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction

The Dairy Youth Recognition Auction was established as a means of recognizing accomplishments of outstanding Green County Dairy Youth.  The youth participate in an auction, where a symbol of the sale participant’s achievements is offered for sale.  Each auction participant receives 50% of his/her bid price in the form of a savings bond, while the […]

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Green County Fair Livestock Auctions

Livestock Auctions The Green County Meat Animal Auction Committee in coordination with Green County UW-Extension will host the Meat Animal Auctions on Saturday, July 22rd, 2017.  The 33rd 4-H & FFA Annual Fur & Feather Auction will begin at 10:00 AM. The 43rd Annual 4-H & FFA Large Animal Auction will be held starting at […]

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Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program Closed October 31st and will be open again starting on May 1, 2018 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) […]

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Green County Ag Plastic Recycling

NEW! Green County was recently featured in a video by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board highlighting the ag plastics recycling program. The program is keeping about 125 tons of ag plastic out of landfills every week. See how recycling ag plastic is helping Wisconsin farmers and the environment on the video. Green County has collected over […]

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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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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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