4-H Camp in a Box

We are excited to offer some of the best parts of summer 4-H camp to you at home, through Camp in a Box! Inside the box, there will be nature and STEM, arts and crafts, water games, campfire activities and more. All the supplies you need will be included in the box (except basic supplies […]

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Mask Up Green County

Mask Up Green County is an initiative started by Green County Public Health, and actualized by Green County community stakeholders. This campaign began from anecdotal realizations that there has been little mask wearing happening in Green County. Community leaders began to voice their concerns of this phenomenon. The phrasing “Mask Up” has been used during […]

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Farm Center Office 24/7 Hotline Other Counseling

MADISON – As of July 1, Wisconsin farmers facing increased stress and other challenges can access additional free and confidential counseling resources by contacting the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). As part of a new pilot program, the Farm Center can now connect callers to a 24/7 […]

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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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Extension Green County Welcomes Hannah McMunn!

Hannah McMunn is the new Health and Well-Being Educator with Extension in Green and Lafayette Counties. She grew up in Verona, WI and graduated from Verona Area High School in 2011. She pursued her undergraduate degree in Education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Hannah then went on to pursue her Master’s Degree in Public […]

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COVID 19 – Heart of the Farm- Coffee Chats

  LOCAL COFFEE CHATS TO BE OFFERED   NEW! South Central Wisconsin will be a host to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture’s new online ‘Coffee Chats’ weekly series starting Wednesday, May 20th – Wednesday, June 3, 7-8p.m. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an […]

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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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Managing The Surplus: Strategies for Reducing Milk Production

To support producers and industry professionals with decision-making regarding recent production restrictions placed on some dairy producers, University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension will be offering a Strategies to Reduce Milk Production webinar on May 6, 2020. Due to the recent reduction in dairy product demand, some dairy processors have instructed their dairy […]

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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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