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Youth Farm Tractor & Machinery Safety Training

Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX), in cooperation with high school agriculture instructors and others will again offer the Youth Farm Tractor and Equipment Operations Safety Training program. This program includes classroom instruction and a practical test and is held only once each year. Course Format and Curriculum 2015 Classroom Dates are three Saturdays — January 17, […]


Soil, Water and Nutrient Managment Meetings

Dodge County University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) invites area crop consultants, agronomy supply specialists and other interested parties to attend a 2014 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting in Juneau on Monday, December 8th, at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 East Oak Street, Juneau, Wisconsin.  Each meeting will run from 10 a.m. – 3 […]

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It’s Pumpkin Time

It’s Pumpkin Time ‘Tis the season when tables are heavily laden, groaning with the blessings from garden bounty. Inevitably a pumpkin pie will make its way to the table and rave reviews will follow. Pumpkins originated in Central America. They range in size from the tiny, less than one pound, decorative ones to the giant […]

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2014 Beginning Sheep Shearing School

The annual Beginning Sheep Shearing School will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Sheep Unit, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. The school will cover basic shearing skills including sheep handling, shearing positions, wool handling, and equipment care and maintenance. Cost of the school is $80.00 per participant. […]

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Aloe, My Friend, Aloe

Aloe, My Friend, Aloe Does your thumb have more of a brown tinge than green? But, you would really like to have some plants to brighten your home? Consider one of the easiest to grow and most forgiving houseplants: the aloe. Aloe are succulents, meaning that they have thick, fleshy water storage organs. They are […]


2014 September Dodge County Master Gardener Volunteer Meeting Recap

2014 October DCMGV Meeting Recap 10/23/14 The last meeting of 2014 for Dodge County Master Gardeners featured Dr. James A. Reinartz from UW – Milwaukee. Dr. Reinartz’s presentation covered a significant number of charts, drawings, and photos. He presented scientific information to help his audience understand how shrubs and trees have the ability to survive […]