Green County Pesticide Applicator Training

Extension Green County in coordination with Glenn Nice, University of Wisconsin Madison-Division of Extension Pesticide Applicator Training and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be providing Pesticide Applicator Training Sessions in 2022.  Private and commercial pesticide applicators with expired certifications will need […]

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YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification For 2022, this certification will be required of: Green County Fair Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry & Rabbits) – must complete and submit certification number as part of Green County Fair entry process. WI State Fair Junior Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, […]

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2021 Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Updates

The 2021 Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings will be virtual. Two sessions are offered as listed below. There will be four speakers, with 5-minute breaks between speakers. CEUs will be available for Certified Crop Advisers (2.0 in Soil and Water Management, and 1.5 in Nutrient Management). The event is free of charge. Registration is […]

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Green County Leaders 2021-2022 Civil Leadership for Vibrant Communities

Leaders who lead and foster civil conversations and welcome diverse perspectives make better decisions. That’s particularly important now, when communities, non-profits, and businesses are making decisions in a historically unique time of transition. Green County Leaders is partnering with Braver Angels to provide an engaging way to learn and lean into civil leadership to build […]

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Bethke Competes at National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships

Green County 4-H member Dawson Bethke was one of three youth who earned a spot at representing Wisconsin 4-H in the Archery Compound discipline at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 20-25. A total of 24 youth comprised the team from Wisconsin 4-H competing in the disciplines of Air Rifle, […]

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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Note: Information about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), including rules about how the money can be used, is still coming out. Signed into law on March 11, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act provides the latest round of stimulus funding to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal aid package includes […]

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Poultry Management Webinars

Wednesday Evenings beginning at 7:00pm.  Registration required:   https://go.wisc.edu/poultryseries2021 Topics include: May 12:  Small Flock Meat Chicken Management May 19:  Small Laying Flock Management May 26:  Small Scale Commercial Poultry Management June 2:  Ducks, Turkeys, Guineas, and Other Non-Chicken Poultry Tune in for Management Techniques and tactics on the following topics that promote healthier flocks and […]

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Green County Leaders: Leadership & Local Government

Green County Leaders will be offering a 3-part series for Leadership & Local Government. Sessions will be held April 1st, April 15th, and April 29th. The first virtual session was “Introduction to Civics and Local Government” and was held Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 6:00-7:30 pm via Zoom. The second session was  “Effective Communication with […]

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Farm Management Fridays

Your Farm Start Up: Where to begin and who can help March 19, 2021 @ 11:00AM Register at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch Whether you are currently farming and want to explore a new idea or someone new on the farming scene, this session will help you figure out where to start. Learn about tools, people, and resources available […]

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Focus on Forage

March 3, 2021 12:30PM to 1:30 pm webinar Optimizing Forage Production in Wisconsin Managing Spring Pasture Green up Gene Schriefer, Iowa County Agriculture Educator, UW-Madison Division of Extension Using SnapPlus for Pasture Nutrient Management Dan Smith, UW Nutrient and Pest Management Program Webinar brought to you by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension and […]

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