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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4-H e-Learning Opportunities You Can Do at Home!

Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to join us! Please note that once you click on the link, it will direct you to download and run […]

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The Learning Store Resources

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension educators located in each Wisconsin county work with community partners to provide practical education programs–based on university knowledge and research–that responds to people’s needs at home, at work, and in the community. County faculty develop publications and multimedia resources on a wide variety of topics. Some of those topics […]

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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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YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

  Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification Wisconsin has replaced the MAQA program with the YQCA program, a youth education certification program on the issues of animal welfare, food safety and character education. For 2020, this certification will be required of: Green County Fair Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry […]

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Peterson Earns National Distinguished Service Award

Donna Peterson, FoodWise Teaching Coordinator of Grant, Green, Iowa and Lafayette Counties, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) 85th annual season, whose theme was “Nurturing the Richness of Lifelong Learning”.  She received the NEAFCS Distinguished Service Award at the conference held September 30-October 3, 2019 in Hershey, […]

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