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Summer Job Openings

Dodge County UW-Extension is seeking one Dodge County Summer 4-H Agent & one Dairy & Livestock Summer Intern to work May-August. Minimum of two (2) years of college and a car preferred. 4-H or FFA experience is highly recommended. If you have questions regarding the Summer 4-H Agent please call Marie Witzel at 920-386-3790. If you have […]

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Dodge County Master Gardener 2015 Plant Sale

  Save the Date! Dodge County Master Gardener Plant Sale When:  Saturday, May 16, 2015  8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Where:  Dodge County Administration Building 127 E Oak St., Juneau WI 53039For More Information Contact: Lois Livens at phone: 920-344-2109 or email: loislivens@aol.com   Helpful Gardening Websites: Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX) Office (920) 386-3790 http://dodge.uwex.edu/master-gardener/ http://wimastergardener.org/?q=Dodge […]

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February 2015 Dodge County Master Gardener Meeting Recap

February 25, 2015  DCMGV Meeting Recap The February Master Gardener meeting featured Tim Eilbes, a professional Landscape Architect licensed with the State of Wisconsin. With more than 12 years of experience Tim presented a power-point program that focused on three major areas: Common Tree Diseases Common Ash Tree Problems and Diseases Emerald Ash Borer View […]

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2015 Master Gardener Bus Tour – June 27, 2015

Each year the Dodge County Master Gardeners plan a bus trip to tour gardens, plant nurseries, garden centers, etc. The purpose is to educate and stimulate the participants. We’ve chosen two gardens that are considered leading educational gardens that are social and horticultural destinations which enrich the quality of life in the upper Midwest. On June 27, 2015 we will […]

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Earthworms – Friend or Foe?

Earthworms (Lumbricus spp.) have been valued for their importance to the soil for thousands of years. The Greek philosopher Aristotle referred to worms as “the intestines of the earth.” Cleopatra declared earthworms sacred – removing an earthworm from Egypt was punishable by death. Charles Darwin was so fascinated by earthworms, that he studied them for […]


2015 State 4-H Meats Judging Contest Results

Contact: Bernadette O’Rourke, borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu or Alissa Grenawalt, agrenawalt@wisc.edu The team from Grant County took top honors in the senior division of the State 4-H meats Contest held Feb 14 at University of Wisconsin Madison Meat Laboratory. Team members were: Dillin Meier, Ben Connolly, Cody Adams, and Mathew Walz. They were coached by Dennis Patterson. These […]