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Funtional Strength for Older Adults Exercise Class – Jan 12th

There will be eight classes, on Monday and Wednesday mornings, 11a.m-12 p.m., beginning January 12 and ending February 9. Dress in casual, easy-motion clothing. A minimum of five people are needed to hold the class, and the class size is limited to 20. Pre-registration of is required by January 9, 2015. The fee for this class is $40/person payable at the door the day of the first class.

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4-H Hall of Fame – 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program inducted 100 laureates into the brand-new Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Saturday, November 15, 2014. Art Brehm, Pat Hahn, and Nancy Zieman, all from Dodge County, were among those inducted with honors. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the last statewide event celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin.

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Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey: Let us know what you think!

Dodge County University of Wisconsin-Extension is conducting a survey of Dairy Producers that will help better serve you by identifying needs and prioritizing programming. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. Take the 2014 Dairy Producers Needs Assessment Survey here. Please complete the survey by December 20, 2014. If you have any questions regarding the survey, would […]

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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, […]

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Master Gardeners 2015 Meetings

The Dodge County Master Gardener Association does not have regularly scheduled meetings in November or December. However, there is a new slate of exciting meetings on tap for 2015. From tree care to heirloom tomatoes to landscaping with natives and everything in between! Included in 2015 will be an on-farm tour of Bryn Teg Farm, a […]

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2014 Dodge County Agriculture Value & Economic Impact

As you will see, over 9,855 jobs (19% of the County’s jobs) and $2.9 billion of economic activity (commerce) are directly related to agriculture (34% of the County’s total economic activity). Grain is the number one agricultural commodity in Dodge County averaging $154.5 million, followed by milk averaging $149.2 million in 2012. Other commodities that made the top 5 are cattle and calves, vegetables, and pigs.

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Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship Program

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award three $1,000 scholarships, for use during the second semester of the 2015-16 school year, to third or fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Two additional $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school seniors planning to […]

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Ornamental Grasses

Although the calendar indicates it is still autumn, looking out the window, it appears to be winter. The landscape is filled with snow and has a beauty all of its own. If your landscape is flat and boring, perhaps some additions of ornamental grasses would be just the ticket. Ornamental grasses add stunning backdrops, height, […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships

2015 Youth Pig Project Announced The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 […]

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