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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 […]

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The “Alice” in Dairyland Sundae Featured in Dodge County

The Dodge County Alice in Dairyland Finals committee is pleased to announce the release of the official Alice in Dairyland ice cream sundae. Designed by Joel Bernhard of Joel’s Confections for Any Occasion in Theresa, the sundae features crushed Oreos layered with hot fudge over vanilla ice cream, topped off with real Wisconsin whipped cream […]

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4-H 101

Check out 4-H 101, the Special Emphasis theme designed to offer 4-H members and volunteers an opportunity to go back to the basics about the 4-H program.


September 2015 Master Gardener Meeting Recap

2015 September DCMGV Meeting Recap 9/24/15 The September Master Gardener meeting featured Dr. Patti Nagai, a horticultural educator for Racine County UW-Extension. She spoke on the topic, “Brighten Your Indoor Space with Living Plants.” In her presentation she spoke about the selection and care of houseplants – tropical foliage, flowering plants, citrus and herbs.   Plants […]

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Frogs, Toads, and the Garden

Frogs, Toads, and the Garden According to the Chinese zodiac, 2015 was the year of the sheep. According to my garden, it was the year of the amphibian. There were more frogs and toads than I have ever seen in all my time gardening at this location. Good or bad? Let’s take a look. Frogs […]

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6th Annual Supreme Showmanship Contest Showcases the County’s Best Youth!

6th Annual Supreme Showmanship Contest Showcases the County’s Best Youth! 4-H and FFA Youth Showmanship Winners Display Skills for Fairgoers The Farm Progress Arena at the Dodge County Fairgrounds became the center of attention on Saturday evening, August 22nd, as the top four showmen from the intermediate and senior divisions of beef, sheep, swine and […]


Egyptian Walking Onions: Summer’s Bounty

Egyptian Walking Onions: Summer’s Bounty Egyptian walking onion is the common name for “Allium proliferum.” As both names imply, these onions are prolific and literally over time, walk across your garden. Also known as “tree”, “forever”, “top” “winter”, and “perennial” onions, this inter-species hybrid between bunching and bulbing onions produces multiple offspring without a single […]