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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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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Green County UW-Extension to Offer Water Testing Program

An exciting opportunity to learn about the water you drink is being offered to all residents with private wells in the Towns of Decatur, Jefferson, Spring Grove, and Sylvester. However, others in the county may also take advantage of the opportunity to test their drinking water. If you are interested in learning more about drinking […]

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Green County Volunteer Network

Green County Volunteer Network Launched On “Giving Tuesday” The Green County Volunteer Network formally launched on “Giving Tuesday”-November 29th, 2016.This network will be an online tool that allows people to connect with volunteer opportunities in Green County. It helps community members easily find ways to use their skills and interests to volunteer in Green County. […]

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