Lindsey Pence – 2020 Dairy Youth Auction Sportsmanship Winner

Each year the Green County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction Committee selects one youth to receive the Dairy Sportsmanship Award, at the Green County Fair. The Dairy Sportsmanship Award is presented to an outstanding Senior Dairy Exhibitor who has demonstrated strong sportsmanship in and outside of the show ring, enthusiasm for the project, a willingness to […]

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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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Information for Absentee Voting-April 7th

Because of COVID-19, voters are strongly urged to vote absentee for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. How to Request an Absentee Ballot Online Go to https://myvote.wi.gov. Look for the “Vote Absentee” button near the top of the page. On a mobile phone, use the menu button in the upper right corner of the […]

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COVID-19 Food Shopping Guidelines

Do you find yourself needing to tighten your budget during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Do you wonder how to determine the best purchase for your money?  Are you looking for different meal and snack ideas to use? A number of good websites have information posted for our use: Using coupons and looking for the best price […]

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Food Safety in time of COVID-19

COVID19, commonly known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus. While COVID19 is not considered to be a foodborne illness by the Centers for Disease Control, it is contagious. Actions that you can take to prevent foodborne illness can be taken to mitigate coronavirus. Of the food safety steps in helping to mitigate coronavirus, cleaning is […]

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4-H e-Learning Opportunities You Can Do at Home!

Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to join us! Please note that once you click on the link, it will direct you to download and run […]

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Green County UWEX Releases 2019 Annual Report

The Extension Green County office has released its 2019 annual report. Extension Green County works hard to bring the Wisconsin Idea to all corners of Green County communities. Staffed by University of Wisconsin educators, Extension Green County offers Green County residents research-based education designed to meet local needs in the areas of Agriculture, Nutrition, 4-H […]

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COVID-19 Virus Information pertaining to Extension Green County

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies, our office will have limited availability and access. Our educators are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. Our support staff continues to be in the office at this time–however, there is no face-to-face […]

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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 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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