What Farmers Need to Know About Payroll Tax Deferral

On August 28, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-65 (https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-65.pdf) that provided guidance related to President Trump’s August 8 payroll tax deferral memorandum (Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster). The presidential memorandum directed the secretary of the treasury to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment […]

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NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program

Farmers and ranchers have a critical insight when it comes to improving their systems. Whether they need to limit off-farm inputs, reduce erosion, create more time for family or community activities, learn marketing skills, or find other ways to enhance their livelihoods, farmers and ranchers can turn to the North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) for […]

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QPR Virtual Training for Agriculture Service Providers and Families

As part of it’s efforts to provide resources to help address farmer mentla health wellness, the Wisconsin Farm Center is hosting a series of QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) virtual training sessions for agriculture service providers, farmers, and the agricultural community. QPR is an intervention method designed to help trainees identify and interrupt mental health […]

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COVID-19 & Moving Forward

Moving Forward During COVID-19 – Deciding Who, When & How “Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are coming up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like […]

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Green County Board Elected Official Education & Training

To aid you in performing your County Board supervisor duties, Green County has partnered with UW Madison – Extension Green County to provide training and an in-person Question and Answer session. To start, watch the recorded session online before each Q & A session. Then, Local Government Center educators will be available online to respond […]

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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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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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