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October 2015 – Master Gardener Meeting Recap

The October Dodge County Master Gardener Association meeting featured Gretchen Meyer, manager of the University of Wisconsin – Field Station, located at the Cedarburg Bog in Ozaukee County. She is an ecologist who studies the interactions between insects and their host plants. Meyer’s presentation covered links between plants and insects that included pollination, herbivory, and […]

Rotary Botanical Gardens - Mike Maddox Master Gardener Program Director

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens – More Than Just a Pretty Place Millions of people visit botanical gardens across the world each year. The people that visit, and the reasons for visiting, are as diverse as the plants in the gardens. Botanic gardens (or botanical – the words are interchangeable) offer a way to connect with nature, provide […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Training

Dodge County UW-Extension , along with high school agriculture instructors and others offers 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.

PDPW Youth Leadership Derby

Youth Leadership Derby

Youth Leadership Derby, sponsored by Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW), will be held April 16 – 17 at Brillion High School. This lock-in style event is perfect for youth who have an interest in large animal science, production agriculture, dairy food production, agriculture business, and hands-on learning.

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Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Update Meeting – Dec 7

Dodge County University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) invites area crop consultants, agronomy supply specialists and other interested parties to attend a 2015 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meetingin Juneau on Monday, December 7th at the Dodge County Administration Building, 127 East Oak St., Juneau, WI., from 10am-3pm


Pest Management Update Meeting – Nov 16 – Fond du Lac County

This year’s Pest Management Update Meeting hosted by UW-Extension Fond du Lac County will be streamedlined to focus on new pesticide registrations, pest updates, and highlight important issues from 2015. Topics will be more focused on specific updates and diagnostic training to include: Integrated Pest Management Updates for Field Crops Managing Corn Rootworms Soybean Stem Disease […]