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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Southwest Wisconsin Grazing Network – Pasture Walks

Several Pasture Walks are planned for the 2019 season in the surrounding counties. Pasture walks are done to educate farmers and consumers for the advancement of managed grass-based agriculture to benefit present and future generations.  The next pasture walks coming up include: July 16th, 1:00pm:  Steve & Lynda Holland, 10740 State Hwy 11, Gratiot, WI  […]

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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 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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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Green County UW-Extension will be hosting two 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 not hosting Tractor Safety in 2019

Green County will not be hosting a Tractor Safety Certification Course in 2019, though the program may be re-visited in 2020. If you are looking for a 2019 course for a youth ages 12-15, area options include: January-February Dodge County – January 12, 19, 26 – Registration due January 4, 2019 – Phone: 920-386-3790, https://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2018/11/FILLABLE.2019-Tractor-Safety-Registration-Flyer.FIN_.pdf […]

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Green County 4-H Dairy Youth WIN!

Photo credit: Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman It was an exciting day for the Green County 4-H program, the community of Juda, and 2 local families especially. On Monday, October 1, the Green County 4-H Dairy Judging team competed for the national title at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, and won. It would be accurate […]

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YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification Starting in 2019, Wisconsin will replace the MAQA program with the YQCA program, a youth education certification program on the issues of animal welfare, food safety and character education. For 2019, this certification will be required of: Green County Fair Beef & Swine Exhibitors – must […]

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2018 Tractor Safety Course Now Accepting Registrations

Green County UW-Extension is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification course. This course is for Green County youth ages 12-16 wishing to receive their state or federal certificate and to learn about tractor and machinery safety. Registrations are due Monday, March 5. The class is limited to 20 participants, and […]

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