Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program Opened on May 2, 2020 and will close on October 31st, 2020 at the Green County Landfill, W2002 County SS, Brodhead, WI.  The program will be open to receive Agriculture products as well as Household products for Green County farmers and residents. Hours of Operation: 7AM-3PM (Weekdays) […]

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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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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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COVID-19: Local Government Resources

Need some assistance running an open meeting while “social distancing”? The Office of Open Government in the Wisconsin Department of Justice issued two advisories in March 2020 indicating that governmental bodies may meet remotely during the COVID-19 public health emergency and still comply with the open meetings law. The March 16 advisory states that “governmental […]

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COVID-19: Other Resources

Below are other helpful resources to access during the Coronavirus pandemic: Child Care Resources: Connecting Essential Workforce Families to Child Care Tips for Parents Using Child Care During Covid-19 Financial Resources: Many people have had their incomes reduced or cut altogether. The Division of Extension put together this guide to deal with it. How to deal with common […]

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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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