AG-VENTURE Eat, drink, yodel – and party til the cows come home! In Green County, we’re proud of our agricultural heritage and enjoy sharing it with visitors. Here are some ideas for experiencing agriculture in action.

August 3 - 5, 2018

A celebration of Wisconsin family farms & rural life 3 Days • 5 Unique Components • 20+ Farms

TOUR A WORKING FARM Experience a scenic, family-owned

Tour of Farms Visit numerous women-owned farms. Farmstands open, offering eggs, fresh produce, meats, cut flowers and hand-crafted items. On-Farm Workshops Cheesemaking, preserve the harvest, bread baking, spin some fiber, plus many more.

SOIL SISTERS Celebrating Wisconsin farms and rural life. The largest women farmer-led annual event of it’s kind in the country, right here in Green County. Farm tours, “Green

dairy farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, collect eggs. Dairy treats and goodie bags for kids. Fee charged; kids under five are free. Call 608.558.3471 for tours.

Acres” workshops, and culinary events like Pizza on the Farm. August 3-5, 2018

Taste of Place at Cow & Quince A local food & drink celebration. Farm-to-Table Dinner Savor a delicious meal featuring ingredients from the host farm.

Dine Fine at Restaurants Sample “locavore” specials. Pizza on the Farm Savor your own personal pizza made in a wood-fired oven.

BREAKFAST ON THE FARM A hearty sausage and egg breakfast topped off with an ice cream sundae for dessert. Meet farm families and their herds; petting zoo for the kids. Sponsored by Green County Ag Chest. Always the last Saturday in May. sterswi

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GREEN COUNTY AG CHEST Meet the Green County Dairy Queens! Yes you’ll see them waving in parades, but you'll also find them educating consumers, engaging in public relations, serving cream puffs and cheese, and proudly representing Green County's agricultural industry.

Schultz’s Inter-State Ag, Inc. is a leader in the agricultural building market. Schultz’s offers a wide range of services from initial design, construction, maintenance and service contracts. For all your grain drying and handling equipment needs: • Bucket Elevators • Bulk Feed Bins • Dumpits • Grain Bins • Grain Dryers • GrainVacs

GREEN COUNTY FAIR 4-H & FFA youth in action. For the judging schedule go to July 18-22, 2018

OPTIMIST CHEESE CURDS Savory batter & extra-fresh cubes of Cheddar are key to this recipe for fund-raising success. More than three-quarters of a million dollars have been raised for youth programs. Try these tasty bites at Cheese Days or the Green County Fair.

GREEN COUNTY CHEESE DAYS Cheese Tent, Dairy Farm Tours, Family Farm Adventure Tent, Cow Milking Contest, Cheesemaking Demo, and Wisconsin’s only parade led by a herd of Brown Swiss cows. Sept. 14 - 16, 2018

DID YOU KNOW that agriculture supports about 28% of the jobs in Green County? Of course there is dairy farming, but other ag-related businesses you might not expect include ethanol production, robotics, and custom stainless installations for food processing. “Production ag services” are yet another category – with an example being installation of grain drying systems by Tim Schultz and his team at Schultz’s Inter-State Ag in Monroe.

• Moisture Testers • Millwright Service • Seed Handling Equipment

Ag • Industrial • Commercial Located in the HEART of GREEN COUNTY!

608.325.CORN • 140 North 29th Ave. • Monroe,WI 53566

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