Badger Crop Connect – Virtual Meeting Sept 29th, 2020

Special Edition Badger Crop Connect September 29, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM CT Register by 12:00 PM on Sept 28: https://go.wisc.edu/663pwi  In the interest of bringing you timely crop updates, Badger Crop Connect is hosting a final session for this growing season. There will be a Special Edition morning webinar on pest management for the 2021 growing season. Bring a […]

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National Farm Safety & Health Week- Sept 20-26, 2020

For more than 75 years, the U.S. has observed National Farm Safety and Health Week by Presidential Proclamation. President Roosevelt signed the first observance in 1944 in the middle of World War II, noting the importance of American farmers and ranchers to both the war efforts and as important partners in national and global peace […]

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What Farmers Need to Know About Payroll Tax Deferral

On August 28, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-65 (https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-65.pdf) that provided guidance related to President Trump’s August 8 payroll tax deferral memorandum (Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster). The presidential memorandum directed the secretary of the treasury to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment […]

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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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NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program

Farmers and ranchers have a critical insight when it comes to improving their systems. Whether they need to limit off-farm inputs, reduce erosion, create more time for family or community activities, learn marketing skills, or find other ways to enhance their livelihoods, farmers and ranchers can turn to the North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) for […]

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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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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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Passion for Pork Program

Media Contacts: Keri Retallick, Wisconsin Pork Association Executive Vice President, (608) 778-7250 Rick Hummell, DATCP Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041 MADISON – The Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) have joined forces to start a new program connecting Wisconsin pork producers to local meat processors, consumers […]

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