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Ask A Master Gardener – The Maple Tree

A True Wisconsin Tree—The Maple In 1893, a favorite tree was selected by a group of Wisconsin school children. The maple beat out oak, pine and elm trees.  In 1948, that selection was narrowed by another vote to sugar maple specifically. In 1949, the sugar maple was made the official state tree by a vote […]


Alfalfa PEAQ Readings May 11, 2017

Dodge County Forage Council’s PEAQ Readings – May 11, 2017 Dodge County Forage Council producers have reported PEAQ readings from around the county today, Thursday, May 11th. When alfalfa RFV’s near 160, it’s usually time to start harvesting first-crop hay.    May 11, 2017        Location  RFV Height Growth Stage/Age of Crop  Waterloo  200  22″  Vegetative/2 yr. […]