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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Considerations for Landspreading Milk Webinar

Plan to participate in the Landspreading Milk Webinar on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.  Register by 4:30 pm, April 6 at https://go.wisc.edu/6mca3r . Some Wisconsin dairy farms have been asked by their processors to withhold delivery of milk, resulting in the need for milk or milk/manure mixtures to be applied to cropland. […]

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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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COVID-19 – Agricultural Resources

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought the need for business continuity planning to the forefront.  China’s influence in agriculture is wide-ranging.  In the case of the COVID-19 public health situation, there will almost inevitably be some unexpected consequences as supplies become limited or unavailable. A farm business continuity plan will help pinpoint contingencies in […]

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COVID19 – Economic Development Resources

Some businesses have been ordered to close and others have lost revenue or shortened their hours. The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to find information on small business loans from the SBA. […]

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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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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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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Green County UW-Extension will be hosting one 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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