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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Green County UW-Extension will be hosting one Pesticide Application Training sessions at the Green County Justice Center 2841-6th Street, Monroe, WI.  You need to register in person for a Green County Session and to purchase a training manual. The certification fee is $30.00.  No materials will be mailed out. Pre-registration and purchase of materials is […]

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Green County Master Gardeners Host 13th Annual Symposium

The Green County Master Gardeners Association is hosting their 13th Annual Garden Inspirations for All Seasons with this year’s theme being ‘Bees, Birds and Backyards”.  The event will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 from 8:00am-3:30pm.  This year, the event will be held at a NEW LOCATION, Turner Hall,  1217-17th Ave, Monroe, WI. Registration […]

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Farm Couples Workshop

Challenging economic conditions in agriculture can take a toll on farm families and rural communities. Are you a farm couple interested in learning about stress management techniques, improving farm family communications, and decision-making and goal setting exercises? Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension, […]

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Cultivating Your Farm’s Future Work

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension will host workshops in January 2020, providing information and resources on farm succession and estate planning. The workshops will run from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Participants will have an opportunity to meet individually with speakers, including attorneys and tax specialists to ask specific questions about their situations. […]

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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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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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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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