Beef Quality Assurance Training

Large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, buyers representing them will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified. Most dairy farms are certified with their dairy processor; ask your dairy rep for help in providing your FARM Certification number at the point of sale. This will be in […]

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Improve Your Soil to Improve Your Bottom Line

Green County Land and Water Conservation in coordination with the Farmers of the Sugar River Watershed Group are hosting “Improve Your Soil to Improve Your Bottom Line” workshop on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Albany Lions Club, 402 Cincinnati St, Albany, WI. Topics of discussion will include Cover Crops, Soil Resiliency, No-Till, and the […]

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Shifting Gears Agriculture Program

Are you asking yourself the following questions about your farming operation: Where are you now? Where do you want to be? How do you get there? Join Extension in a three day program called “Shifting Gears” for a program that will help farmers figure out the answers to these questions.  These classes will be held […]

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Green County Master Gardeners 12th Annual Symposium

Join the Green County Master Gardeners for their 12th Annual Symposium, Garden Inspirations for All Seasons, with “Must Have Ideas for Beautiful Gardens” on Saturday, March 9, 2019, with registration starting at 8:00am, at Peppercorn Banquets, 1417 Mansion Drive, Monroe, WI. Make your dream garden a beautiful reality!  At this symposium, you’ll learn about the […]

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Wisconsin Grower Training

This course is for fruit and vegetable growers and others, interested in learning about product safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. All non-exempt farmers will be required to have at least one owner or managerial staff member on site […]

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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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Midwest Manure Summit

Plan now to attend the Midwest Manure Summit being held on February 27, 2019 at Lambeau Field Atrium, 1266 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI.  This summit is held to support and strength the Midwest dairy industry through awareness, understanding, and adoption of innovative manure handling processes. Guest speakers and topics include: Becky Larson, UW-Madison & […]

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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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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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