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QPR Virtual Training for Agriculture Service Providers and Families

As part of it’s efforts to provide resources to help address farmer mentla health wellness, the Wisconsin Farm Center is hosting a series of QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) virtual training sessions for agriculture service providers, farmers, and the agricultural community. QPR is an intervention method designed to help trainees identify and interrupt mental health […]

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DATCP Guidance on Unsolicited Seed Packages

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has been notified that some Wisconsin residents have received unsolicited packages in the mail containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. The types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown and mix contain invasive plant species. Similar packages have been received in […]

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COVID-19 & Moving Forward

Moving Forward During COVID-19 – Deciding Who, When & How “Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are coming up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like […]

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Japanese Beetle Presentation

Japanese Beetles are the number one pest plaguing yards and gardens across Wisconsin right now!  P.J. Liesch, Director of the UW Madison Insect Diagnostics Lab, will present everything homeowners need to know about this pest via YouTube Live on Monday, July 27, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Title:  Japanese Beetles 101: An In-Depth Look at a Top […]

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Green County Board Elected Official Education & Training

To aid you in performing your County Board supervisor duties, Green County has partnered with UW Madison – Extension Green County to provide training and an in-person Question and Answer session. To start, watch the recorded session online before each Q & A session. Then, Local Government Center educators will be available online to respond […]

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Mask Up Green County

Mask Up Green County is an initiative started by Green County Public Health, and actualized by Green County community stakeholders. This campaign began from anecdotal realizations that there has been little mask wearing happening in Green County. Community leaders began to voice their concerns of this phenomenon. The phrasing “Mask Up” has been used during […]

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Farm Center Office 24/7 Hotline Other Counseling

MADISON – As of July 1, Wisconsin farmers facing increased stress and other challenges can access additional free and confidential counseling resources by contacting the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). As part of a new pilot program, the Farm Center can now connect callers to a 24/7 […]

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Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program Opened on May 2, 2020 and will close on October 31st, 2020 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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Friend of Extension – Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle, retiring Green County Clerk was presented with the Friend of Extension award at the recent County Board meeting held on June 9th. This award has been presented annually since 1990 by the Extension Green County University of Wisconsin office to recognize individuals that have been provided outstanding support towards conducting UW-Extension educational programs […]

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DATCP Announces Details for WI Farm Support Program

MADISON – Following extensive discussions with agricultural stakeholders, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is announcing the timeline and eligibility requirements of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program, which will provide $50 million in direct aid payments to Wisconsin farmers who have experienced losses due to COVID-19. Applications for this funding, administered […]

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