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YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification Wisconsin has replaced the MAQA program with the YQCA program, a youth education certification program on the issues of animal welfare, food safety and character education. For 2020, this certification will be required of: Green County Fair Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry […]

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Green County Accepting Applications for Summer Intern Position

Extension Green County is accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Assistant position.  Under the general direction of the 4-H Youth Development Educator and the Extension Office Manager, this position is designed to support and expand 4-H youth development opportunities and other Extension programs during the summer months. The Summer Assistant will increase his/her knowledge of […]

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Peterson Earns National Distinguished Service Award

Donna Peterson, FoodWise Teaching Coordinator of Grant, Green, Iowa and Lafayette Counties, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) 85th annual season, whose theme was “Nurturing the Richness of Lifelong Learning”.  She received the NEAFCS Distinguished Service Award at the conference held September 30-October 3, 2019 in Hershey, […]

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WI Master Gardeners Training

Extension Green County in coordination with the WI Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a Level 1 Master Gardener Training in 2020. Master Gardener Volunteers are trained volunteers who aid University of Wisconsin Extension staff by helping people in the community better understand horticulture and their environment. Master Gardener Volunteers provide service to their community, […]

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QPR Training for Ag Professionals

As someone who may be in the best possible position to prevent a suicide, you will find that QPR training is designed to help you save a life. QPR consists of these three skills: Question …  a person about suicide Persuade …. someone to get help and, Refer.… someone to the appropriate resource. Green County […]

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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 20th, 2019.  The 35th  4-H & FFA Annual Fur & Feather Auction will begin at 10:00 AM. The 45th Annual 4-H & FFA Large Animal Auction will be held starting at […]

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Maximizing your Dairy Beef Cross Potential

Join Extension Educators Amanda Cauffman, Grant County Agriculture Educator, and Jackie McCarville, Green County Agriculture Educator in a family friendly workshop to help you make good decisions when breeding dairy cattle to beef.  This workshop, sponsored by Equity Livestock and Central Star, will be held on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 starting at 7:00pm at 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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Green County UWEX Releases 2018 Annual Report

The Green County UW-Extension office has released its 2018 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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