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Identity Theft and Account Fraud – Feb. 26

“Protecting Your Identity: What to Know, What to Do”. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reported that again in 2013 Identity Theft was the top complaint category. Out of all the complaints the FTC received in 2013, 14% were regarding identity theft. In this educational program, participants will learn about the effects of identity theft and account fraud, how it happens, how to avoid becoming a victim, how to recognize when fraud has occurred, the steps to take if they become a victim and helpful resources. Participants will also learn how to get your free annual credit reports and the many benefits of reviewing their credit report.

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Forage Council Winter Meeting – February 6, 2015

Producers and agronomists are invited to attend the 2015 Dodge County Forage Council Winter Meeting on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 East Oak Street in Juneau. This meeting is co-hosted by Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX), Dodge County Forage Council and the Midwest Forage Association. Registration begins at 10:30 […]

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Nutrient Management Workshops Offered In Dodge County

Dodge County Land Conservation and UW-Extension will again be offering a workshop for farmers to learn the basics of nutrient management planning.   Topics of discussion will include: Determine crop nutrient needs. Meeting nutrient needs with fertilizer, manure & legumes. How to read soil test results. Optimal Nitrogen, soil pH/lime, phosphorus and potassium. Secondary and […]


2015 Annual Sausage Making Class – February 11, 2015

Dodge County UW Extension Educator Bonnie Borden along with UW Madison Meats Lab Specialist, Jeff Sindelar teach participants how to make different types of sausage during a “hands-on” workshop being held on February 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 E. Oak Street in Juneau. Participants get to take approximately five […]

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Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015

Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015 Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network The Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network invites you to their annual Winter Grazing Meeting at the Randolph Village Hall Community Center on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Morning presentations will include: “Grazing […]

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Pretty Penstemon

Pretty Penstemon In 2002, the Wisconsin Nursery and Landscape Association (WNLA) began a “Plant of the Year” program to promote “quality and underused plants to the public.” They established two categories: a woody ornamental category, which includes deciduous trees and shrubs, evergreens and vines; and a perennial category which includes herbaceous perennials, subshrubs, grasses, and […]


2015 Midwest Manure Summit – February 24-25, 2015

The 2015 Midwest Manure Summit is quickly approaching.  The conference will be held February 24-25, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay.   Please join us as speakers from all over the country present topics including: “Planning a Solid-Liquid Separation System to Meet Manure Treatment and Management Goals” “Manure Odor Management” […]


Third PEDv Strain Identified

USDA’s secretary, Tom Vilsack, has announced the department will aid in fighting the disease which now has mutated and has 3 strains that may affect swine.  Third PEDv Strain Identified There’s now a new strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on the loose, recently confirmed by the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The […]


Who is really watching you at livestock shows?

Attention Parents & Livestock Members!!! Bernie O’Rourke has passed along the Who is really watching you at livestock shows? article to encourage you in showmanship at exhibitions.     In the article are six steps to better yourself!! 1. Help other showmen. 2. Participate in the skillathon. 3. Dress modestly and appropriately. 4. Don’t lose your temper with […]